Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Average Pakistan Navy Ranks And Salary 2024

Various Naval positions and badges to represent the jobs as commanding officers and shifts with their responsibilities in Pakistan Navy.

These positions relate to different militaries around the world by matching the rank equivalency with the United States Navy’s Insignia and positions and supplementing those of the Royal Navy’s rank structure (service uniform).

Ranks, Salaries, Pay Scales & Badges Of The Pakistan Navy

Here, you can get info about the working officers in Pak Navy and about the first and last rank in Pakistan Navy Ranks and Salary. This blog will provide you with all the necessary details about Pakistan Navy Ranks and Grades.

Pak Navy Ranks From Lowest To Highest

Officers Ranks in Pak Navy:

  • Midshipman
  • Sub-lieutenant
  • Lieutenant
  • Lieutenant Commander
  • Commander
  • Captain
  • Commodore (⭐)
  • Rear Admiral (⭐⭐)
  • Vice Admiral (⭐⭐⭐)
  • Admiral (⭐⭐⭐⭐)
  • Admiral of the Fleet (⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐)

Details Of Navy Ranks And Salaries

Pakistan Navy Ranks And Salary 2022


Midshipman – First Rank

The first rank in Pakistan Navy is Midshipman. The salary of a Midshipman is approximately 35,000 – 50,000 Rupees. A midshipman’s basic pay scale is BPS-17 and this is also considered to be the training period for a midshipman to turn into a Naval Officer.


The grade of a Sub-lieutenant is BPS-17 and the salary of a sub-lieutenant is approximately 50,000 – 60,000 Rupees in Pak Navy.

Considering a midshipman, a Midshipman becomes Sub-lieutenant after two years of training. The rank of Sub-lieutenant is equal to Lieutenant in Pak Army and ASP in Police.


The Lieutenant is the third rank in Pakistan Navy which is equivalent to Captain in Pakistan Army and ASP/ DSP in the Police force. The basic pay scale grade for a Lieutenant is BPS-17 and the salary is approximately 70,000 – 80,000 Rupees.

Lieutenants in a naval fleet look after and are responsible for the guarantee that the onboard crew is completing their duties. Lieutenants are as well answerable for posting a crew member on guard that is responsible to keep an eye on enemy attacks.


The Lieutenant Commander is the one to hold the fourth rank of Commissioned Officer in the Pakistan Navy. It is equal to Major in Pakistan Army and SP in Police Forces. The salary of a Lieutenant Commander is approximately 80,000 – 90,000 Rupees and the grade is 18.

Lieutenant Commander has their own small crew and is the commanding officer of a small craft. Officers holding this position frequently decide to lead a specific division in the Navy.


The grade of Commander is 18 and the salary is approximately 100,000 – 115,000. The rank of Commander is equal to lieutenant Colonel in Pak Army and SSP in Police Forces.

It is the Commander’s duty to supervise a warship or a submarine. Commanders may decide to take up a situation with the Ministry of Defense likewise work in naval bases inland.


The salary of a Captain is approximately 150,000 – 160,000 Rupees. The rank of Captain is equal to Colonel in Pak Army and SSP in Police.

Captains also have command over larger ships or senior positions in land-based establishments which increases their responsibilities and value.

The Captain is usually answerable for the well-being of the sailors and the craft which also includes keeping logbooks, settling disciplinary issues, designating position jobs, food supplies, and much more.


Well, Commodore is the One Star Officer that is equal to Brigadier in Pakistan Army and DIG in Police Forces. The grade of Commodore is 20 and the salary is approximately 170,000 – 180,000.

Commodore has the power to command navy ships or take on bigger decisions or roles in an on-shore base. If required, Commodore can also serve the Rear Admiral in their tasks.


Grade of Rear Admiral is 21 and 2-Star Officer in Pakistan Navy. The salary of a Rear Admiral is approximately 200,000 – 250,0000 Rupees.

Rear Admiral has the power to fly their own flags on vessels and often has control to support and protect the squadron during battle.


The grade is Vice Admiral BPS-22 and 3-Star Officer in Pakistan Navy. Apart from helping the Admiral, the Vice-Admiral is able to run the vessels and the navy whenever needed.

They are also eligible to take up leading positions in the government.


Admiral is the most senior rank in Pakistan Navy and 4-star Officer of Pak Navy and basic Paye Scale is BPS- Apex.

Moreover, Admiral is the one who has complete authority over a navy of ships alongside having a ship displaying its own flag.

They may decide to have the Rear Admiral and Vice-Admiral on board their own ships whenever needed.

Chief Petty Officers & Enlisted

  • Ordinary Seaman
  • Able Seaman
  • Leading Seaman
  • Petty Officer
  • Chief Petty Officer
  • Fleet Chief Petty Officer
  • Master Chief Petty Officer
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