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Enlistment Bonus & Incentives

 

 

 
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WHEN YOU INVEST IN YOUR COUNTRY, WE INVEST IN YOU. EARN UP TO $40,000 IN ENLISTMENT BONUSES AND $65,000 IN LOAN REPAYMENT WHEN YOU JOIN.

High-demand ratings are now eligible to earn bonuses in America’s Navy, and you may qualify for more than one. Earn up to $40,000 in enlistment bonuses. Whether you are in peak physical condition, display valued intelligence or specialize in high-demand rates, it’s up to you to show us what you’re made of. See the list below for more details on Enlistment Bonus offers. Please click to find a local recruiter or chat with a recruiter now for more information.

Navy Enlistment Bonus Details

Enlistment Bonus Source Rates*

  • Air Rescue Swimmer (AIRR-ATF) — $24,000
  • Advanced Electronics Computer Field (AECF-AEF) — $5,000**
  • Aviation Electronics (AV-5YO) — $5,000**
  • Cryptologic Technician Interpretive (CTI-ATF) — $25,000
  • Cryptologic Technician Networks (CTN-ATF) — $5,000
  • Explosive Ordnance (EOD-ATF) — $28,000
  • Hospital Corpsman (HM-ATF) — $18,000
  • Information Systems Technician (IT-SG) — $10,000
  • Information Systems Technician (IT-ATF) — $5,000
  • Information Systems Technician Submarines (ITS-ATF) — $15,000
  • Machinist's Mate Submarines (MMS-5YO) — $10,000
  • Missile Technician (MT-AEF) — $15,000
  • Nuclear Field (NUC-NF) — $38,000
  • Special Warfare Boat Operator (SB-ATF) — $18,000
  • Sub Electronics Computer Field (SECF-5YO) — $15,000

*Enlistment Bonus Source Rates (EBSR) vary based on jobs. EBSR is earned and payable upon graduation from A or C school.

**Future Sailor must ship before March of 2021 to be eligible.

Student Loan Repayment Program

The Navy can help you pay off your student loans. By enlisting in one of the following jobs, we can help pay off up to $65,000 of your Stafford, Perkins, PLUS, and other Title 4 loans.

Following potential eligible rates. Please click to find a local recruiter or chat with a recruiter now for more information. For frequently asked questions, please click to FAQ's Enlisted Loan Repayment Program.

  • Advanced Electronics Computer Field (AECF-AEF)
  • Air Rescue Swimmer (AIRR-ATF)
  • Avionics Electronics (AV-5YO)
  • Cryptologic Technician Collection (CTR-SG)
  • Cryptologic Technician Interpretive (CTI-ATF)
  • Cryptologic Technician Networks (CTN-ATF)
  • Cryptologic Technician Technical (CTT-AEF)
  • Cryptologic Technician Technical (CTT-SG)
  • Explosive Ordinance (EOD-ATF)
  • Hospital Corpsman (HM-ATF)
  • Information Systems Technician (IT-ATF)
  • Information Systems Technician (IT-SG)
  • Information Systems Technician (ITS-ATF)
  • Intelligence Specialist (IS-ATF)
  • Missile Technician (MT-AEF)
  • Navy Musician (MU-SG)
  • Navy Diver (ND-ATF)*
  • Sonar Technician Surface (STG-AEF)
  • Sonar Technician Surface (STG-5YO)
  • Special Warfare Boat Operator (SB-ATF)
  • Special Warfare Operator (SO-ATF)
  • Sub Electronics Computer Field (SECF-5YO)

*Limited to $20,000 in eligible loans.

Physical Fitness Bonus

  • Enlistment Bonus Physical Screening Test (EBPST) — $2,000

Applies to all Active Component recruits in the Warrior Challenge Program (WC) with Ratings: SO, SB, EOD, ND, and AIRR. The member must remain in WC and graduate from RTC to remain eligible.

New Accession Training Bonus

  • Air Crew (AIRC-NAT) — $10,000
  • Equipment Operator (EO-NAT) — $5,000
  • Intelligence Specialist (IS-NAT) — $5,000
  • Information Systems Technician (IT-NAT) — $5,000

Applies to only Reserve Component and will vary based on jobs.

 

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