United States Marine Corps - O-9 Lieutenant General
Yearly Base Pay
$172,224 - $186,998
Monthly Base Pay
$14,352.00 - $15,583.20
Hourly Base Pay *
$89.70 - $97.40
Marine Corps Lieutenant General - Rank Details
Lieutenant General (LtGen)
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What are a Lieutenant General's Responsibilities?
Lieutenant Generals typically are either in charge of the highest Marine Corps Commands, or are deputies of Combatant Commands.
What is a Lieutenant General's Paygrade?
A Lieutenant General is considered a General Officer, with a paygrade of O-9. The civilian equivalent of this military rank is roughly SES Level 3 under the federal government's General Schedule payscale.
On this page you can learn more about a Lieutenant General's payscale, the process of becoming a Lieutenant General, and the history of the rank in the United States Marine Corps.
Marine Corps Lieutenant General Pay Calculator
Starting pay for a Lieutenant General is $14,352.00 per month, with raises for experience resulting in a maximum base pay of $15,583.20 per month. You can use the simple calculator below to see basic and drill pay for a Lieutenant General, or visit our Marine Corps pay calculator for a more detailed salary estimate.
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Equivalent Ranks to a Marine Corps Lieutenant General
A Lieutenant General is a General Officer, with a military paygrade of O-9. The civilian equivalent of this military rank is roughly SES Level 3 under the federal government's General Schedule payscale.
The table below lists the equivalent ranks of a Marine Corps Lieutenant General, and their insignia, in the other four branches of the United States' Armed Services.