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Intelligence, Information & Cryptology Careers

A United States Navy Cryptologic Technician works at a station aboard a ship.

Outsmart the threat

Navy intelligence jobs are some of the most skillful in the fleet and each one is a critical component of operational success. Sailors in military intelligence, information or cryptology jobs are responsible for defending classified intel, translating and interpreting enemy code, defusing cyberattacks and navigating the seas without leaving a trace.

As a Sailor in one of these jobs, your skills behind the computer keep the fleet mission-ready.

Let the Navy take your skills to the next level.

We offer a variety of educational assistance options, from scholarships to financial reimbursement and salary advances. Explore opportunities in NROTC, undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to determine what's best for you, or chat with a Recruiter to get the latest details.

Depending on your Navy job in this field, you may also get paid to earn your master’s degree in electrical engineering, cyber systems and operations, computer science, C4I, space systems, information systems or modeling and simulation.

For details about education for specific intelligence, information and cryptology careers, select the job below. You can also find more details about education opportunities for Enlisted Sailors or Officers here.

Pay and Benefits
Pay & Benefits
Understanding foreign culture, computer science and tech deserves unbeatable benefits.

Depending on your job, Navy pay and benefits will flex to fit your role. You can rely on regular promotions, pay increases and world-class benefits that rival any civilian employer. Many Sailors can even qualify for sign-on bonuses depending on their field. Every Sailor is guaranteed:

  • 30 days paid vacation
  • 100% health care coverage for you & your family
  • Tuition assistance & free college education
  • Housing stipends
  • Retirement savings & income

Find out more about Navy pay and benefits now.

Reserve Opportunities
Reserve Opportunities
Translate enemy intel and defend Naval cyberspace without leaving your day job.

There are part-time Navy Reserve opportunities for Enlisted Sailors and Officers in intelligence, information and cryptology jobs. You can keep many of your full-time benefits while serving only one weekend a month and two weeks a year for annual training. As a Navy Reserve Sailor or Officer, you will defend and support America’s Navy without disrupting your life in the civilian world.

To find out what the exact Reserve requirements are for the career you’re interested in, select one of the jobs below to learn more.

Discover more about life in the Navy Reserve here.


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