The Regimental Sergeant Major of the Royal Bermuda Regiment, WO1 Herman Eve, in 1992
Royal Navy<ref name="UK_Navy">{{cite web |title=Shaping your career |url=https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/navy-life/shaping-your-career |website=royalnavy.mod.uk |publisher=Royal Navy |access-date=24 September 2021}}</ref>
Relative ranks in the Royal Navy, c. 1810. Warrant officers are underlined in the chart.
Royal Australian Navy<ref name="Australia">{{cite web |title=Badges of rank |url=https://www.defence.gov.au/images/Badges_of_rank.pdf |website=defence.gov.au |publisher=Department of Defence (Australia) |access-date=31 May 2021}}</ref>
Arm badge of a WO1 conductor RLC (British Army)
Royal Bahamas Defence Force<ref>{{cite web |title=ENLISTED RATES |url=http://rbdf.gov.bs/the-enlisted/ |website=rbdf.gov.bs |publisher=Royal Bahamas Defence Force |access-date=14 January 2021}}</ref>
Master Chief Petty Officer
Bangladesh Navy<ref name="Bangladesh_Navy">{{cite web |author1=Bangladesh Navy |title=Rank of Navy & Equivalent Rank |url=https://www.navy.mil.bd/Rank-of-Navy-&-Equivalent-Rank |website=navy.mil.bd |access-date=27 May 2021}}</ref>
Master Warrant Officer
Barbados Coast Guard
Master warrant officer
Belize Coast Guard
Insignia of a chief warrant officer
Ghana Navy
Insignia of a master warrant officer
Liberian National Coast Guard<ref name="Liberia">{{cite web |url=http://www.vertic.org/media/National%20Legislation/Liberia/LR_Defense%20Act%20of%202008.pdf |title=Defense Act of 2008 |date=3 September 2008 |page=8 |access-date=20 November 2017}}</ref>
Insignia of a warrant officer
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Jamaican Coast Guard<ref name="Jamaica">{{cite web |title=BADGES OF RANK |url=https://www.jdfweb.com/badges-of-rank/ |website=Official Jamaica Defence Force Website |access-date=16 November 2019 |date=2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200820143541/https://www.jdfweb.com/badges-of-rank/ |archive-date=20 August 2020}}</ref>
Indian Navy<ref name="India_Navy">{{cite web |title=Ranks & Insignia |url=https://www.joinindiannavy.gov.in/en/about-us/ranks-insignia.html |website=Join Indian Navy |access-date=12 April 2021}}</ref>
Namibian Navy
Royal New Zealand Navy<ref name="NewZealand">{{cite web |title=Badges of Rank |url=https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |website=nzdf.mil.nz |publisher=New Zealand Defence Force |access-date=11 June 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200703193648/https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |archive-date=3 July 2020}}</ref>
Papua New Guinea Maritime Element
Sierra Leone Navy
South African Navy<ref name="SouthAfrica_Navy">{{cite web |title=Rank Insignia |url=http://www.navy.mil.za/aboutus/Rank_Insignia.gif |website=navy.mil.za |publisher=Department of Defence (South Africa) |access-date=29 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190518212959/http://www.navy.mil.za/aboutus/Rank_Insignia.gif |archive-date=18 May 2019}}</ref>
Sri Lanka Navy<ref name="SriLanka_Navy">{{cite web |title=Branches/ Ranks |url=https://www.navy.lk/branches-ranks.html |website=navy.lk |publisher=Sri Lanka Navy |access-date=24 September 2021}}</ref>
Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard<ref name="Trinidad&Tobago_Other">{{cite web |title=Rank Chart (Enlisted) |url=http://69.0.195.188/HQ/Our-Organisation/Rank-Chart-(Non-Commissioned-Officers).aspx |website=69.0.195.188 |publisher=Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force |access-date=27 May 2021}}</ref>
United States Navy
United States Coast Guard

It is equivalent to the Pakistan Air Force warrant officer and the Pakistan Army subedar.

- Chief petty officer

In 1843, the wardroom warrant officers were given commissioned status, while in 1853 the lower-grade warrant officers were absorbed into the new rate of chief petty officer, both classes thereby ceasing to be warrant officers.

- Warrant officer
The Regimental Sergeant Major of the Royal Bermuda Regiment, WO1 Herman Eve, in 1992

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A sergeant of the Coldstream Guards addressing through the ranks during the rehearsal for the Trooping the Colour ceremony.

Non-commissioned officer

Military officer who has not pursued a commission.

Military officer who has not pursued a commission.

A sergeant of the Coldstream Guards addressing through the ranks during the rehearsal for the Trooping the Colour ceremony.
Sergeant, Royal Artillery, on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle, firing the one o'clock gun
A First Sergeant with the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) gets his soldiers ready for a uniform inspection

The NCO corps usually includes many grades of enlisted, corporal and sergeant; in some countries, warrant officers also carry out the duties of NCOs.

"(a) In relation to the Navy, a rating of warrant officer, chief petty officer, petty officer, or leading rank; and includes—

Service dress insignia for a colour sergeant of the Royal Marines.

Colour sergeant

Rank of non-commissioned officer found in several armies and marine corps.

Rank of non-commissioned officer found in several armies and marine corps.

Service dress insignia for a colour sergeant of the Royal Marines.
The insignia of a colour sergeant used by Canadian Foot Guards regiments on all uniforms except for ceremonial dress.
A colour sergeant of the Coldstream Guards (right) speaking to a lance sergeant (left).
Color sergeant insignia used by the United States Army during World War I

It is the equivalent to warrant officer; a colour sergeant wears the rank insignia of a warrant officer (a royal crown) on all uniforms except No. 1 Ceremonial Dress, on which a special rank badge is worn: three chevrons, point down, surmounted by an image of regimental colours.

It has a NATO ranking code of OR-7 and is equivalent to the rank of staff sergeant in other branches of the Army, flight sergeant or chief technician in the Royal Air Force, and chief petty officer in the Royal Navy.

IDF Rank: סמ"ר samar (staff sergeant)

Staff sergeant

Rank of non-commissioned officer used in the armed forces of many countries.

Rank of non-commissioned officer used in the armed forces of many countries.

IDF Rank: סמ"ר samar (staff sergeant)
Staff sergeant insignia in the Army of Norway.
Rank insignia of Staff Sergeant (中士) in Taiwan.
Rank markings of a Staff Sergeant in the British Army.
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A staff sergeant ranks above sergeant and below warrant officer class 2.

Chief petty officer is the equivalent in the Royal Navy and colour sergeant in the Royal Marines.

A Royal Air Force flight sergeant

Flight sergeant

Senior non-commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and several other air forces which have adopted all or part of the RAF rank structure.

Senior non-commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and several other air forces which have adopted all or part of the RAF rank structure.

A Royal Air Force flight sergeant
Royal Australian Air Force<ref name="Australia">{{cite web |title=Badges of rank |url=https://www.defence.gov.au/images/Badges_of_rank.pdf |website=defence.gov.au |publisher=Department of Defence (Australia) |access-date=31 May 2021 |archive-date=2 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210502043015/https://www.defence.gov.au/images/Badges_of_rank.pdf |url-status=live }}</ref>
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Kenya Air Force
Nigerian Air Force
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Royal New Zealand Air Force<ref name="NewZealand">{{cite web |title=Badges of Rank |url=https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |website=nzdf.mil.nz |publisher=New Zealand Defence Force |access-date=11 June 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200703193648/https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |archive-date=3 July 2020}}</ref>
South African Air Force<ref name="SouthAfrica_AirForce">{{cite web |title=Rank Insignia |url=http://www.af.mil.za/uniform/rank_ins.html |website=af.mil.za |publisher=Department of Defence (South Africa) |access-date=29 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190101003057/http://www.af.mil.za/uniform/rank_ins.html |archive-date=1 January 2019}}</ref>
Sri Lanka Air Force<ref>{{cite web |title=Non-Commissioned Ranks |url=http://www.airforce.lk/other_ranks.php |website=airforce.lk |publisher=Sri Lanka Air Force |access-date=24 September 2021 |archive-date=24 September 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210924151316/http://www.airforce.lk/other_ranks.php |url-status=live }}</ref>
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Royal Air Force<ref name="UK_AirForce">{{cite web |title=RAF Ranks |url=https://www.raf.mod.uk/our-organisation/raf-ranks/ |website=raf.mod.uk/ |publisher=Royal Air Force |access-date=21 September 2021 |archive-date=6 October 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20211006100626/https://www.raf.mod.uk/our-organisation/raf-ranks/ |url-status=live }}</ref>
Flight sergeant aircrew
Air Force of Zimbabwe<ref name="Zimbabwe_AirForce">{{cite web |title=RANKS AND BADGES IN THE AFZ |url=http://www.afz.gov.zw/?page_id=1115 |website=afz.gov.zw |publisher=Air Force of Zimbabwe |access-date=29 May 2021 |archive-date=13 December 2020 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20201213181351/http://www.afz.gov.zw/?page_id=1115 |url-status=live }}</ref>

It is equivalent to a staff sergeant or colour sergeant in the British Army, a colour sergeant in the Royal Marines, and a chief petty officer in the Royal Navy, and has a NATO rank code of OR-7.

In the RAF, flight sergeant ranks above chief technician and below warrant officer.