• The following table lists equivalent ranks in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australian Army, and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Current ranks are listed in plain text and those no longer used are listed in italics.

    Other ranks

    RAN
    Army
    RAAF
    Boy 2nd Class
    Boy 1st Class
       
    Seaman
    Cook
    Musician
    Signalman
    Stoker 2nd and 3rd Class
    Telegraphist
    Private
    Bandsman
    Craftsman
    Driver
    Gunner
    Pioneer
    Sapper
    Signaller
    Trooper
    Aircraftman/woman
    Able Seaman
    Steward
    Stoker 1st Class
    Writer
      Leading Aircraftman/woman

    Non-commissioned officers

    RAN
    Army
    RAAF
      Lance Corporal
    Lance Bombardier
     
    Leading Seaman
    Leading Cook
    Leading Signalman
    Leading Steward
    Leading Stoker
    Leading Telegraphist
    Leading Writer
    Corporal
    Bombardier
    Corporal
      Lance Sergeant  
    Petty Officer
    Yeoman of Signals
    Bandmaster
    Sergeant Sergeant
      Staff Sergeant  
    Chief Petty Officer*
    Chief Stoker
      Flight Sergeant*

    *Flight Sergeants and Chief Petty Officers hold an equivalent position in the rank hierarchy to Army Warrant Officers Class Two but do not possess a warrant issued under the authority of The Defence Act.

    Warrant officers

    RAN
    Army
    RAAF
      Warrant Officer Class 2  
    Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer

    Commissioned officers

    RAN
    Army
    RAAF
    Cadet    
    Midshipman    
      Second Lieutenant Pilot Officer
    Sub-Lieutenant Lieutenant Flying Officer
    Lieutenant Captain Flight Lieutenant
    Lieutenant Commander Major Squadron Leader
    Commander Lieutenant Colonel Wing Commander
    Captain Colonel Group Captain
    Commodore Brigadier (General) Air Commodore
    Rear Admiral Major General Air Vice Marshal
    Vice Admiral Lieutenant General Air Marshal
    Admiral General Air Chief Marshal
    Admiral of the Fleet Field Marshal

    Marshal of the RAAF