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Careers and Benefits


  • Good starting salary with regular pay raises.
  • Tax-free housing and food allowances.
  • 100 percent of your postgraduate tuition costs paid through tuition assistance subject to an annual capped amount.
  • 30 days of vacation with pay each year.
  • Comprehensive medical and dental care at no cost to you.*
  • Low-cost life insurance up to $400,000.
  • Opportunities for higher education.
  • Opportunity to retire after 20 years of service with a percentage of base pay.
  • Promotions based on initial appointment, grade, and experience.
  • On-base housing available.
  • On-base shopping at reduced prices.
  • Wide variety of recreational facilities.
  • The satisfaction of serving your country.


See the official Air Force career page for more information about all of the careers the Air Force has to offer.