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US Navy Benefits

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Employer Summary

When it comes to financial benefits, the Navy amounts to much more than a competitive paycheck. Like significant tax incentives. Retirement income. And, of course, comprehensive health-care coverage.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Health Insurance  (882 comments)

    “Its super cheap and always available, not the best quality though. Then again... it's super cheap.”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (512 comments)

    “Depending on your rate you are allowed time off, just have to request it well in advance. For other demanding rates, good luck... better just wait...”

  • Retirement Plan  (332 comments)

    “Start in early, and have it automatically removed from your check, they have been making a lot of changes to the retirement plan so this information...”

  • Jan 16, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Saratoga Springs, New York State

    The health benefits are great. However, some of the doctors you are required to see, are sometimes not as good.

  • Jan 16, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former AZ in Virginia Beach, Virginia

    The best thing is the variety of benefits offered.

  • Jan 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Nuclear Electricians Mate Navy in Bremerton, Washington State

    Great benefits for active duty and family. 401K (TSP) match up to 5%.

  • Jan 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Naval Officer -Lieutenant in San Diego, California

    The United States Navy, like the other services in the Department of Defense, is one of the last major institutions to offer a defined benefits plan retirement program. While I did not personally stay in the Active Duty long enough to qualify outright, my continued time in the Reserve will work towards defined benefits.

  • Jan 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in San Diego, California

    College Tuition and a signup bonus, if you score high enough on the asvab you can get an additional college stipend.

  • Jan 11, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Diego, California

    Great benefits all around. Higher Education, training, housing, healthcare, retirement (which is changing), full access to resources to help for literally any situation.

  • Jan 10, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Fire Controlman in San Diego, California

    Slow medical process but you get awesome housing benefits and never really have to worry about food. Not bad!

  • Jan 08, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former E6 - Navy - Petty Officer, First Class in Pensacola, Florida

    Free educational benefits up to 16 credit hours a year

  • Jan 06, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former E6 - Navy - Petty Officer, First Class in Norfolk, Virginia

    One of the best comprehensive benefits packages out there immediately after joining, including: G.I. Bill, 30 days/year vacation, untaxed allowances, travel, maternity leave and more...

  • Jan 06, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Port Orchard, Washington State

    30 days a year time off, big bonus

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