Comparative table of ranks
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.
Boy 2nd Class
Boy 1st Class
Stoker 2nd and 3rd Class
Aircraftman/woman Able Seaman
Stoker 1st Class
Corporal Lance Sergeant Petty Officer
Yeoman of Signals
Sergeant Sergeant Staff Sergeant Chief Petty Officer*
*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 Officer Class 2 Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer
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