For many who are looking at a career or trying to find a career in today?s market, the military provides a great way to put some money away for the future, help out their family, or make an investment.
New recruits can enlist and get up to $40,000 for four years in the military. Those recruits who have particularly desirable skills, such as Arabic fluency, can earn even more from expert military jobs ? up to $5,000 extra. Those with bachelor?s degrees are able to earn $8,000 for signing a two-year enlistment contract.
Currently the demand for intelligent, capable recruits is even higher than at any other time in history. The expertise required in for negotiating the difficult terrain of today?s warfare means that those with the skills and capabilities for excellence will be rewarded for choosing to serve their country.
Those who join the Army Reserves can also earn large bonuses. For a six year enlistment and two year commitment to the inactive reserves, a recruit can earn up to $20,000 as a signing bonus.
In today?s difficult economy, both a steady job and money for the future are in short supply. A career in the military can provide both a current income and a signing bonus that will provide security for the future.