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U.S. Navy 2018 Active Duty Personnel Projections

2018 Projected Active Duty End-Strength

Updated: July 6, 2017

According to the “Department of the Navy Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget Estimates”, released May 23, 2017, the projected United States Navy active duty end-strength for 2018 will increase by about 1500 Sailors over 2017.

Commissioned Officers
0-10 Admiral 10
0-9 Vice Admiral 35
0-8 Rear Admiral (UH) 68
0-7 Rear Admiral (LH) 112
0-6 Captain 3,085
0-5 Commander 6,672
0-4 Lieutenant Commander 10,937
0-3 Lieutenant 17,709
0-2 Lieutenant (JG) 6,953
0-1 Ensign 6,934
TOTAL 52,515
Warrant Officers
W-5 Warrant Officer 81
W-4 Warrant Officer 380
W-3 Warrant Officer 656
W-2 Warrant Officer 624
TOTAL 1,741
Total Officer Personnel 54,256
Enlisted Personnel
E-9 Master Chief Petty Officer 2,644
E-8 Senior Chief Petty Officer 7,451
E-7 Chief Petty Officer 21,477
E-6 1st Class Petty Officer 45,825
E-5 2nd Class Petty Officer 63,679
E-4 3rd Class Petty Officer 56,180
E-3 Seaman 45,622
E-2 Seaman Apprentice 16,976
E-1 Seaman Recruit 9,433
Total Enlisted 269,287
Total Officer and Enlisted 323,543
Midshipmen 4,357

The projected basic pay raise for 2018 is at 2.1 percent based on President Trump’s budget input submitted to Congress on May 23, 2017.

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