United States Marine Corps - E-2 Private First Class
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Marine Corps Private First Class - Rank Details
Private First Class (PFC)
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What are a Private First Class' Responsibilities?
PFC is the second-lowest among Enlisted ranks in the USMC. There is not much difference between the lives of an E-1 or E-2. They may be in school or in the Fleet; but no matter what, most of their time is divided between studying and menial labor.
What is a Private First Class' Paygrade?
On this page you can learn more about a Private First Class' payscale, the process of becoming a Private First Class, and the history of the rank in the United States Marine Corps.
Marine Corps Private First Class Pay Calculator
Starting pay for a Private First Class is $1,942.50 per month. You can use the simple calculator below to see basic and drill pay for a Private First Class, or visit our Marine Corps pay calculator for a more detailed salary estimate.
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Equivalent Ranks to a Marine Corps Private First Class
The table below lists the equivalent ranks of a Marine Corps Private First Class, and their insignia, in the other four branches of the United States' Armed Services.