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ASVAB Scores Required for Navy Jobs
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The Navy uses the individual ASVAB subtest score areas to determine whether or not a person qualifies for a job (rating). The ASVAB subtests are:

  • General Science (GS)
  • Arithmetic Reasoning (AR)
  • Word Knowledge (WK)
  • Paragraph Comprehension (PC)
  • Assembling Objects (AO)
  • Auto and Shop Information (AS)
  • Mathematics Knowledge (MK)
  • Mechanical Comprehension (MC)
  • Electronics Information (EI)
  • Sum of Word Knowledge and Paragraph Comprehension (VE).

Individual ASVAB score requirements for Navy enlisted jobs are:

Rating (Job) ASVAB Scores Required
ABE - Aviation Boatswain's Mate - Equipment VE+AR+MK+AS=184
ABF - Aviation Boatswain's Mate - Fuels VE+AR+MK+AS=184
ABH - Aviation Boatswain's Mate - Handling VE+AR+MK+AS=184
AC - Air Traffic Controlman VE+AR+MK+MC=210 -OR- VE+MK+MC+CS=210
AD - Aviation Machinist Mate VE+AR+MK+AS=210 or VE+AR+MK+MC=210
AE - Aviation Electronics Mate AR+MK+EI+GS=222 or VE+AR+MK+MC=222
AG - Aviation Aerographer's Mate VE+MK+GS=162
AIRC/AIRR - Aircrew Program AR+2MK+GS=194
AM - Aviation Structural Mechanic VE+AR+MK+AS=210 or VE+AR+MK+MC=210
AME - Aviation Structural Mechanic - Equipment VE+AR+MK+AS=210 or VE+AR+MK+MC=210
AMH - Aviation Structural Mechanic - Hydraulics VE+AR+MK+AS=210 or VE+AR+MK+MC=210
AMS - Aviation Structural Mechanic - Structures VE+AR+MK+AS=210 or VE+AR+MK+MC=210
AO - Aviation Ordnanceman VE+AR+MK+AS=185 or MK+AS+AO=140
AS - Aviation Support Equipment Technician VE+AR+MK+AS=210 or VE+AR+MK+MC=210
AT - Aviation Electronics Technician AR+MK+EI+GS=222 or VE+AR+MK+MC=222
AV - Avionics Technician AR + MK + EI + GS = 218
AW - Aviation Warfare Systems Operator VE+MK+GS=152
AZ - Aviation Maintenance Administrationman VE+AR=102
BM - Boatswain's Mate None Established
BU - Builder AR+MC+AS=145
CE - Construction Electrician AR+MK+EI+GS=201
CM - Construction Mechanic AR+MC+AS=162
CS - Culinary Specialist VE+AR=88
CS (SS) - Culinary Specialist (Submarine) AR+MK+EI+GS=200 or VE+AR+MK+MC=200
CTA - Cryptologic Technician - Administration VE+MK=102
CTI - Cryptologic Technician - Interperative VE+MK+GS=162
CTM - Cryptologic Technician - Maintenance AR+MK+EI+GS=223
CTO - Cryptologic Technician - Communications VE+AR=102
CTR - Cryptologic Technician - Collection VE+AR=109
CTT - Cryptologic Technician - Technical VE+MK+GS=162 (CCT AEF Program: AR+MK+EI+GS=223)
DC - Damage Controlman VE+AR+MK+AS=200 or MK+AS+AO=150
DIVER - Fleet Diver Program AR+VE=103 -AND- MC=51
DK - Disbursing Clerk VE+AR=104
DM - Draftsman No Requirements
DT - Dental Technician VE+MK+GS=149 or VE+MK+CS=153
EA - Engineering Aid AR+2MK+GS=207
EM - Electricians Mate VE+AR+MK+MC=209
EN - Engineman VE+AR+MK+AS=195 or VE+AR+MK+AO=200
EO - Equipment Operator AR+MC+AS=145
EOD - Explosive Ordinance Disposal AR+VE=109 and MC=51 or GS+MC+EI=169
ET - Electronics Technician AAR+MK+EI+GS=223
ET - Electronics Technician (Submarine) AR+MK+EI+GS=222 or VE+AR+MK+MC=222
FC - Fire Controlman AR+MK+EI+GS=223
FT - Fire Control Technician (Submarine) AR+MK+EI+GS=222
GM - Gunner's Mate AR+MK+EI+GS=205
GSE - Gas Turbine Systems Technician - Electrical VE+AR+MK+MC=209
GSM - Gas Turbine Systems Technician - Mechanical VE+AR+MK+AS=195 or VE+AR+MK+AO=200
HM - Hospital Corpsman VE+MK+GS=146
HT - Hull Technician VE+AR+MK+AS=200 or MK+AS+AO=150
IC - Interior Communicationman VE+AR+MK+MC=209
IS - Intelligence Specialist VE+AR=107
IT - Information System Technician AR+2MK+GS=222 or AR+MK+EI+GS=222
JO - Journalist VE+AR=109
LI - Lithographer VE+AR=102
LN - Legalman VE+MK=102
MA - Master at Arms AR+WK=98 and WK=43
MM - Machinist Mate VE+AR+MK+AS=195 or VE+AR+MK+AO=200
MM - Machinist Mate (Submarine) VE+AR+MK+MC=210
MN - Mineman VE+MC+AS=161
MR - Machinary Repairman VE+AR+MK+AS=200 or MK+AS+AO=150
MT - Missile Technician AR+MK+EI+GS=222 or VE+AR+MK+MC=222
MU - Musician None established
NF - Nuclear Field VE+AR+MK+NAPT = 290 (with minimum 50 NAPT score) or AR+MK+EI+GS+NAPT = 290 (with minimum 50 NAPT score) or VE+AR+MK+MC = 252 (No NAPT required) or AR+MK+EI+GS = 252 (No NAPT required).
OS - Operations Specialist VE+MK+CS=157 or AR+2MK+GS=210
PC - Postal Clerk VE+AR=107
PH - Photographer's Mate VE+AR=102
PN - Personnelman VE+MK=105 or VE+MK+CS=157
PR - Aircrew Survival Equpmentman VE+AR+MK+AS=185 or MK+AS+AO=140
QM - Quartermaster VE+AR=96
RP - Religious Program Specialist VE+MK=105 or VE+MK+CS=157
SECF - Submarine Electronics AR+MK+EI+GS=222 or VE+AR+MK+MC=222
SH - Ship's Serviceman VE+AR=95
SK - Storekeeper (Submarines) AR+MK+EI+GS=200 or VE+AR+MK+MC=200
STG - Sonar Technician - Surface AR+MK+EI+GS=223
STS - Sonar Technician (Submarine) AR+MK+EI+GS=222 or VE+AR+MK+MC=222
SW - Steelworker AR+MC+AS=145
UT - Utilitiesman AR+MK+EI+GS=201
YN - Yeoman VE+MK=105 or VE+MK+CS=157
YN - Yeoman (Submarine) AR+MK+EI+GS=200 or VE+AR+MK+MC=200

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