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.
Retirement pay, full medical and dental for entire family, locality pay, government moves, additional bonus salary for family separation
Best thing - higher education is paid for!
The housing allowance, cost of living allowance (overseas), and medical/dental/life insurance make this package competitive with outside salaries. Retirement is a huge bonus.
“Sometimes it may take a while since a referral is usually required for specialized care needs.”
“30 days every year - when you have time to take them...”
“Very difficult to beat. You can retire after 20 years and start another career in your prime.”
List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.