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Army Enlistment and Re-Enlistment Bonuses

Information, resources and charts for enlistment bonuses and re-enlistment bonuses for the branches of the United States Army.

Critical Skills Retention Bonus
Senior enlisted active duty Army Soldiers (those with in the paygrade of E-6 and above), who hold skills that the Army considers "critical" may be authorized to receive a Critical Skills Retention Bonuses, up to $200,000 in exchange for re-enlisting, or extending their active duty enlistment contract.

Assignment Incentive Pay (AIP) for EOD Soldiers
The Army is offering Assignment Incentive Pay (AIP) for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Soldiers, ranging between $50 and $750 per month. This AIP program provides incentives for Soliders in the 89D (EOD) career field in order to stabilize EOD retention rates, attract additional recruits, and compensate service members for their special skills, experience, and responsibilities.

Army Enlistment Incentives
The Army offers enlistment incentives to encourage soldiers to enlist or to re-enlist into Military Occupation Specialties (MOS) with significant shortages.

Re-Enlistment Bonus Charts
The purpose of Re-enlistment bonuses are to encourage soldiers to re-enlist in MOSs (jobs) that are considered to be "short" by the Army.

Selective Reenlistment Program Overview
Overview of the Army SRB Program, which allows monetary bonuses for reenlistment in certain shortage MOS's.

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