RANK INSIGNIA
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Below is the rank and insignia guide for all officers and personnel serving in Starfleet.

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ADMIRAL
All Admirals in Starfleet are addressed as "Admiral".
By ranks junior to the rank being addressed: All Admirals are addressed simply as 'Admiral' or 'sir'.
The rank of Fleet Admiral is only held by one person, the Commander-in-Chief of Starfleet.
RANKINSIGNIAABBREVIATIONPAY GRADE / MONTHLY PAY
Fleet Admiral - (the CiC of Starfleet)FADM0-10 -- 20,000 credits
AdmiralADM0-9 -- 15,000 credits
Vice AdmiralVADM0-8 -- 12,000 credits
Rear AdmiralRADM0-7 -- 10,000 credits
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OFFICER
All commissioned line officers in Starfleet are addressed by the title of the rank, except Lieutenant Commander and Lieutenant (Junior Grade).
By ranks junior to the rank being addressed: Captain is addressed simply as 'Captain' or 'sir', Lieutenant Commander is addressed as 'Commander' or 'sir', and Lieutenant (Junior Grade) is addressed as 'Lieutenant' or 'sir'.
By ranks senior to the rank being addressed: Captain is addressed as 'Captain'. Lieutenant Commander is address as 'Commander'. Lieutenant and Lieutenant (Junior Grade) are addressed 'Lieutenant'. Ensign is addressed as "Ensign". Lieutenant (Junior Grade) and Ensign can be addressed as 'Mister and the officer's name'. Any rank above Lieutenant (Junior Grade) addressed as 'Mister' can be considered an insult to the officer's rank as they are being addressed as a junior officer.
RANKINSIGNIAABBREVIATIONPAY GRADE / MONTHLY PAY
CaptainCapt.0-6 -- 8,000 credits
CommanderCmdr.0-5 -- 7,000 credits
Lieutenant CommanderLt. Cmdr.0-4 -- 6,000 credits
LieutenantLt.0-3 -- 5,000 credits
Lieutenant (Junior Grade)
Lt. (jg)0-2 -- 4,000 credits
EnsignEns.0-1 -- 3,000 credits
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CADET
Cadets are officers-in-training who are attending Starfleet Academy, or are on a cadet cruise aboard a Starbase or Starship. They are all addressed as 'Cadet". They may be given an 'Acting-Ensign' rank by authorization of their Commanding Officer.
RANKINSIGNIAABBREVIATIONPAY GRADE / MONTHLY PAY
Cadet 1st ClassCdt.Cadet -- 1,000 credits
Cadet 2nd ClassCdt.Cadet -- 1,000 credits
Cadet 3rd ClassCdt.Cadet -- 1,000 credits
Cadet 4th ClassCdt.Cadet -- 1,000 credits
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NCO & ENLISTED
Non-commissioned personnel are those who join Starfleet without attending Starfleet Academy. They are not officer level, however, they do consist of the majority of personnel serving in Starfleet. Each Crewman Recruit spends 3 months at a Starfleet recruit training center. Upon graduation, each individual is promoted to the rank of Crewman 3rd Class.
Crewman Recruit is addressed as 'Recruit', All Crewmen are addressed as 'Crewman'. All Petty Officers are addressed as 'Petty Officer' or 'PO'. Chief Petty Officers, Senior Chief Petty Officers and Master Chief Petty Officers are addressed as 'Chief Petty Officer' or simply 'Chief'.
RANKINSIGNIAABBREVIATIONPAY GRADE / MONTHLY PAY
Master Chief Petty Officer of StarfleetMCPOSFE-9 -- 5,000 credits
Master Chief Petty OfficerMCPOE-9 -- 5,000 credits
Senior Chief Petty OfficerSCPOE-8 -- 4,000 credits
Chief Petty OfficerCPOE-7 -- 2,800 credits
Petty Officer 1st ClassPO1E-6 -- 2,400 credits
Petty Officer 2nd ClassPO2E-5 -- 2.200 credits
Petty Officer 3rd ClassPO3E-4 -- 2,000 credits
Crewman 1st ClassCRM1E-3 -- 1,800 credits
Crewman 2nd ClassCRM2E-2 -- 1,600 credits
Crewman 3rd ClassCRM3E-1 -- 1,500 credits
Crewman RecruitCRRTRecruit -- 500 credits
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Starfleet personnel wear an undershirt displaying their department color. This undershirt extends to the collar, where the rank insignia is pinned. The following is a list of Starfleet departments that wear each noted color.
COLORINSIGNIADEPARTMENT
RedCommand, Helm, Pilot, Administration, Judge Advocate General
GoldOperations, Engineering, Security, Tactical, Intelligence
TealMedical, Counseling, Science

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