Enlisted Rating Insignia

The enlisted rating badge for Petty Officer Third Class and above consists of two parts. The chevrons indicated the pay grade (rate). Between the chevrons and the eagle is a specialty insignia indicating the Sailor's job specialty (rating). These insignia appear in silver on blue uniforms and Navy blue on white uniforms. For designated E-3 and below, the insignia appears above their rate stripes. The following rating insignia listed alphabetically. The other groups are Aviation, Construction, and Engineering.

Roll your mouse over the insignia to view the job description for each rating.

Administration, Deck, Medical, Technical, and
Weapons Specialties


Last Update: 28 June 2009