In the Royal Air Force, the comparable rank is pilot officer. View sitemap, FederalPay is a free public resource site, and is not affiliated with the United States government or any Government agency. The rank insignia of 2LT is a bar.. Second Lieutenant Rank • In the British armed forces, second lieutenant is a rank which is not used as a form of address. Use the slider below to calculate the basic pay and drill pay for an O-1 Second Lieutenant at varying years in his or her military career. However, the Royal New Zealand Navy breaks with British tradition and uses the name ensign for its most junior commissioned officer rank (rather than the usual equivalents, such as acting sub-lieutenant or second lieutenant). A Second Lieutenant is a Commissioned Officer, with a military paygrade of O-1. The rank of second lieutenant existed in the military forces of the Australian colonies and Australian Army until 1986. Also known as an Ensign in the Foot Guards units (Canadian Grenadier Guards & Governor General's Foot Guards). Typically it is the rank of a platoon commander. Basic pay for an entry-level Second Lieutenant with 2 or less years of experience is $3,287.10 per month. During classes at officer training schools such as Saint Cyr the cadets rise quickly through the non-commissioned ranks of private, corporal, sergeant and reach the rank of aspirant which is the first officer rank. Second Lieutenant (14), First Lieutenant (15), Captain (16), Major (17), Lieutenant Colonel (18), Colonel (19) Die Offiziersdienstgrade der US Air Foce entsprechen den selben wie in der US Army. Most cadets, with the exception of medical, legal, and musical professions, will be promoted to second lieutenant upon taking the oath. For full details on the Air Force's Second Lieutenant compensation and retirement plan, visit the 2020 Air Force Second Lieutenant Pay Chart. Currently, the Canadian Army insignia for second lieutenant is a pip and the Royal Canadian Air Force insignia for lieutenant is one thick braid. (Graduates of the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) and the Royal Military College, Duntroon (RMC-D) are commissioned as lieutenants.). Trainees undertaking Special Service Officer (SSO) training are also appointed at higher rank (as second lieutenants) than General Service Officer (GSO) trainees who start off at the rank of officer cadet (ADFA/Australian Army Reserve officer trainees) or staff cadet (Royal Military College, Duntroon).. Airmen commissioned from the ranks and college graduates are allowed to skip the rank completely. Fenriks fill roles as second in command within a platoon. The Royal Navy has no exact equivalent rank, and a second lieutenant is senior to a Royal Navy midshipman but junior to a sub-lieutenant. A second-lieutenant is equivalent to a junior commissioned officer (the French army does not use the terms commissioned or non-commissioned). "Lieutenant Smith", or written as 2d Lt Smith. In December 1917, a gold-colored bar similar to the silver-colored bar of a first lieutenant was introduced. To learn more about the Air Force's rank structure, see our complete list of Air Force ranks.  Immediately prior to this change, the rank had been effectively reserved for new graduates from the Officer Cadet School, Portsea which closed in 1985. In der US Air Force dienen jedoch keine Warrant Officers.