Comparative army enlisted ranks of the Americas

Rank comparison chart of armies/ land forces of North and South American states.

Enlisted

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda
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06.RABDF-WO1 05.RABDF-WO2 04.RABDF-SSG 03.RABDF-SGT No equivalent 02.RABDF-CPL 01.RABDF-LCPL No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Argentina Argentina
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Ejercito Argentino - Suboficial Mayor.svg Ejercito Argentino - Suboficial Principal.svg Ejercito Argentino - Sargento Ayudante.svg Ejercito Argentino - Sargento Primero.svg Ejercito Argentino - Sargento.svg Ejercito Argentino - Cabo Primero.svg Ejercito Argentino - Cabo.svg VP-EA.svg VS-EA.svg VS-ec-EA.svg
Suboficial Mayor Suboficial Principal Sargento Ayudante Sargento Primero Sargento Cabo Primero Cabo Voluntario Primero Voluntario Segundo Soldado de Segunda en Comisión
The Bahamas Bahamas No army
Barbados Barbados
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06.BDF-WO1 05.BDF-WO2 04.BDF-SSG 03.BDF-SGT No equivalent 02.BDF-CPL 01.BDF-LCPL No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Belize Belize
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British Army OR-9a British Army OR-8b British Army OR-7 British Army OR-6 No equivalent British Army OR-4 British Army OR-3 No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Bolivia Bolivia
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Sub-Oficial Maestre (CSGTMAJ).gif Sub-Oficial Mayor (SGTMAJ).gif Sub-Oficial 1 (MSGT).gif Sub-Oficial 2 (SFC).gif Sub-Oficial Inicial (SSGT).gif Sargento 1 (SGT).gif Sargento 2 (CPL).gif Cabo (PFC).gif No equivalent No insignia
Master Warrant Officer
Sub-Oficial Maestre
Warrant Officer Major
Sub-Oficial Mayor
Warrant Officer
1st Class

Sub-Oficial 1°
Warrant Officer
2nd Class

Sub-Oficial 2°
Junior Warrant Officer
Sub-Oficial Inicial
Sergeant 1st Class
Sergento 1°
Sergeant 2nd Class
Sargento 2°
Corporal
Cabo
Private
Soldado
Brazil Brazil
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Subtenente No equivalent
Primeiro-Sargento..png Segundo-Sargento.png Terceiro-Sargento.png Cabo.png No equivalent Soldado.png No equivalent
Subtenente Primeiro-Sargento Segundo-Sargento Terceiro-Sargento Cabo
Taifeiro-mor
Soldado
Taifeiro
Canada Canada
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Canadian Army OR-9a.svg Canadian Army OR-8.svg Canadian Army OR-7.svg Canadian Army OR-6.svg Canadian Army OR-5.svg Canadian Army OR-4.svg Canadian Army OR-3.svg Canadian Army OR-2.svg Canadian Army OR-2.svg
Chief Warrant Officer
Adjudant-chef
Master Warrant Officer
Adjudant-maître
Warrant Officer
Adjudant
Sergeant
Sergent
Master Corporal
Caporal-chef
Corporal
Caporal
Private (Trained)
Soldat (Formé)
Private (Basic)
Soldat (Confirmé)
Private (Recruit)
Soldat (Recrue)
Chile Chile
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PCP.EJER.SUBOFICIAL MAYOR.svg PCP.EJER.SUBOFICIAL.svg PCP.EJER.SARGENTO 1°.svg No equivalent PCP.EJER.SARGENTO 2°.svg PCP.EJER.CABO 1°.svg PCP.EJER.CABO 2°.svg PCP.EJER.CABO.svg No insignia
Suboficial Mayor Suboficial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Cabo Primero Cabo Segundo Soldado Primero Soldado Segundo
Colombia Colombia
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Colombia-Army-OR-9c Colombia-Army-OR-9b Colombia-Army-OR-9a Colombia-Army-OR-8 Colombia-Army-OR-7 Colombia-Army-OR-6 Colombia-Army-OR-5 Colombia-Army-OR-4 Colombia-Army-OR-3 Colombia-Army-OR-2 Rank insignia of dragoneante of the Colombian Army.svg Rank insignia of soldado profesional of the Colombian Army.svg No insignia
Sargento Mayor de Comando Conjunto Sargento Mayor de Ejército Sargento Mayor de Comando Sargento Mayor Sargento Primero Sargento Vice Primero Sargento Segundo Cabo Primero Cabo Segundo Cabo Tercero Dragoneante Soldado Profesional Soldado
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Costa Rica Costa Rica No army
Cuba Cuba
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Cuba-Army-OR-9c.svg Cuba-Army-OR-9b.svg Cuba-Army-OR-9a.svg Cuba-Army-OR-8.svg Cuba-Army-OR-7 Cuba-Army-OR-6 Cuba-Army-OR-5 No equivalent Cuba-Army-OR-3 No equivalent No insignia
Mayor suboficial Primer suboficial Segundo suboficial Suboficial Sargento de primera Sargento de Segunda Sargento de Tercera Cabo Soldado
Dominica Dominica No army
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
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No equivalent SargentomayorE.N.svg Sargentoaycen.svg SargentoE.N.svg No equivalent
CaboE.N.svg RasoprimeraclaseEN.svg No equivalent
Sargento Mayor Sargento de administracion Sargento Cabo Raso
Ecuador Ecuador
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08.ECA-SSGM.svg 07.ECA-SGM.svg 06.ECA-MSG.svg 05.ECA-SSG.svg No equivalent 04.ECA-SGT.svg 03.ECA-CPL.svg 02.ECA-PFC.svg No equivalent 01.ECA-PV.svg
Senior Sergeant Major
Sub-Oficial Mayor
Sergeant Major
Sub-Oficial Primero
Master Sergeant
Sub-Oficial Segundo
Staff Sergeant
Sargento Primero
Sergeant
Sargento Segundo
Corporal
Cabo Primero
Lance Corporal
Cabo Segundo
Private
Soldado
El Salvador El Salvador
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El-Salvador-Army-OR-9b.svg El-Salvador-Army-OR-9a.svg El-Salvador-Army-OR-8.svg El-Salvador-Army-OR-7.svg El-Salvador-Army-OR-6.svg El-Salvador-Army-OR-5.svg No equivalent El-Salvador-Army-OR-3.svg El-Salvador-Army-OR-2.svg No insignia
Sargento mayor de brigada Sargento mayor primero Sargento mayor Sargento de primera Sargento Subsargento Cabo Dragoneante Soldado
Grenada Grenada No army
Guatemala Guatemala
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None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No insignia
Sargento mayor Sargento Técnico Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo Soldado de primera Soldado
Guyana Guyana
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Coat of arms of Guyana None None None Zimbabwe-Army-OR-6 No equivalent Zimbabwe-Army-OR-4 Zimbabwe-Army-OR-3 No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2
(Technical)
Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Haiti Haiti
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No equivalent Haiti-Army-OR-8.svg Haiti-Army-OR-7.svg Haiti-Army-OR-6b.svg Haiti-Army-OR-6a.svg Haiti-Army-OR-5.svg No equivalent Haiti-Army-OR-3.svg Haiti-Army-OR-2.svg No insignia
Warrant officer
Adjudant
Sergeant Major
Sergent-major
Sergeant First Class
Sergent-premièr
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-fourrier
Sergeant
Sergent
Corporal
Caporal
Private First Class
Soldat de première classe
Private
Soldat
Honduras Honduras
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No equivalent
None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg No equivalent No insignia
Sargento primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Raso Cabo Soldado
Jamaica Jamaica
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Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Mexico Mexico
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No equivalent
Mexican Military Sargento-primero.gif No equivalent Mexican Military Sargento-segundo.gif Mexican Military Cabo.gif No equivalent None.svg Mexican Military Soldado.gif
Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Cabo Soldado de Primera Soldado
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Nicaragua Nicaragua
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07-Nicaragua Army-WO1.svg 06-Nicaragua Army-WO2.svg 05-Nicaragua Army-WO3.svg 04-Nicaragua Army-SFC 03-Nicaragua Army-SGT 02-Nicaragua Army-CPL No equivalent
01-Nicaragua Army-PVT No insignia
Suboficial Primero Suboficial Segundo Suboficial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Tercero Soldado de Primera Soldado
Panama Panama No army
Paraguay Paraguay
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Paraguay-Army-OR-9b.svg Paraguay-Army-OR-9a.svg Paraguay-Army-OR-8.svg Paraguay-Army-OR-7.svg Paraguay-Army-OR-6b.svg Paraguay-Army-OR-6a.svg Paraguay-Army-OR-5.svg Paraguay-Army-OR-4.svg Paraguay-Army-OR-3.svg No equivalent Paraguay-Army-OR-2.svg
Sub-Oficial Principal Sub-Oficial Mayor Sub-Oficial Sargento Ayudante Sargento Primero Vice Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Cabo Primero Cabo Segundo Soldado
Peru Peru
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EP SUBOF1 EP SUBOF2 EP SUBOF3 EP SGTPRI No equivalent EP SGTSEG EP CABO No equivalent EP SOLD
Sergeant major
Suboficial Primero
Master sergeant
Suboficial Segundo
Sergeant first class
Suboficial Tercero
Sergeant
Sargento Primero
Corporal
Sargento Segundo
Lance Corporal
Cabo
Private
Soldado
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia No army
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines No army
Suriname Suriname
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Nl-landmacht-adjudant onderofficier.svg No equivalent Nl-landmacht-sergeant majoor-opperwachtmeester.svg Nl-landmacht-sergeant der 1e klasse-wachtmeester-der-1e-klasse.svg Nl-landmacht-sergeant-wachtmeester.svg Nl-landmacht-korporaal der 1e klasse.svg Nl-landmacht-korporaal.svg Nl-landmacht-soldaat der 2e klasse.svg Nl-landmacht-soldaat-der-3e-klasse.svg
Adjudant Sergeant-majoor Sergeant der 1e klasse Sergeant Korporaal der 1e klasse Korporaal Soldaat der 1e klasse Soldaat
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
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Trinidad and Tobago-Army-OR-09 Trinidad and Tobago-Army-OR-08b Trinidad and Tobago-Army-OR-08a Trinidad and Tobago-Army-OR-07 PNGDF Land OR-06 No equivalent PNGDF Land OR-04 PNGDF Land OR-03 No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Regimental Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
United States United States
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Army-USA-OR-09a.svg Army-USA-OR-09b.svg Army-USA-OR-09c.svg Army-USA-OR-08a.svg Army-USA-OR-08b.svg Army-USA-OR-07.svg Army-USA-OR-06.svg Army-USA-OR-05.svg Army-USA-OR-04a.svg Army-USA-OR-04b.svg Army-USA-OR-03.svg Army-USA-OR-02.svg No insignia
Sergeant Major of the Army Command sergeant major Sergeant major First sergeant Master sergeant Sergeant first class Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Specialist Private first class Private second class Private
Uruguay Uruguay
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Uruguay-Army-OR-9 No equivalent Uruguay-Army-OR-7 Uruguay-Army-OR-6 No equivalent Uruguay-Army-OR-4 Uruguay-Army-OR-3 No equivalent No insignia
Suboficial mayor Sargento de primera Sargento Cabo de primera Cabo de segunda Soldado
Venezuela Venezuela
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Venezuela-Army-OR-8b.svg Venezuela-Army-OR-8a.svg Venezuela-Army-OR-7b.svg Venezuela-Army-OR-7a.svg Venezuela-Army-OR-6b.svg Venezuela-Army-OR-6a.svg Venezuela-Army-OR-5.svg Venezuela-Army-OR-4.svg Venezuela-Army-OR-3.svg Venezuela-Army-OR-2.svg No insignia
Sargento Supervisor Sargento Ayudante Sargento mayor de Primera Sargento mayor de Segunda Sargento mayor de Tercera Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Cabo Primero Cabo Segundo Distinguido Soldado Raso
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

See also

Comparative army enlisted ranks of Asia

Rank comparison chart of armies/ land forces of Asian states.

Comparative army enlisted ranks of Europe

Rank comparison chart of all armies and land forces of European states.

Comparative army enlisted ranks of Oceania

Rank comparison chart of armies/ land forces of Oceania states.

Comparative army enlisted ranks of the Commonwealth

Rank comparison chart of armies/ land forces of Commonwealth of Nations states.

List of comparative military ranks

This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations. Comparisons are made between the different systems used by nations to categorize the hierarchy of an armed force compared to another. Several of these lists mention NATO reference codes. These are the NATO rank reference codes, used for easy comparison among NATO countries. Links to comparison charts can be found below.

Military ranks and insignia by country
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Post-Soviet states
Commonwealth of Nations
NATO
Armies of Latin America

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