Marine Military Occupation Specialties (MOS)


When enlisting in the Marines, you must choose a MOS.  Where you will go for training after basic will depend on the job you pick and the training it requires. For assistance in your choosing a good MOS for you, refer back your ASVAB scoring and focus on the areas you excelled in.  Concentrate on jobs that include these skills.

  • 01 Personnel and Administration
    • 0121 Personnel Clerk
    • 0143 Career Retention Specialist
    • 0147 Equal Opportunity Advisor (EOA)
    • 0149 Substance Abuse Control Specialist
    • 0151 Administrative Clerk 
    • 0161 Postal Clerk
    • 0171 Manpower Information Systems
    • 0193 Personnel/Administrative Chief

  • 02 Intelligence
    • 0211 Counterintelligence/HUMINT Specialist
    • 0212 Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
    • 0231 Intelligence Specialist
    • 0241 Imagery Analysis Specialist
    • 0261 Geographic Intelligence Specialist
    • 0291 Intelligence Chief

  • 03 Infantry
    • 0311 Rifleman
    • 0312 Riverine Assault Craft
    • 0313 LAV Crewman
    • 0314 Rigid Raiding Craft
    • 0316 Combat Rubber Reconnaissance Craft
    • 0317 Scout Sniper
    • 0321 Reconnaissance Man
    • 0323 Reconnaissance Man, Parachute Qualified
    • 0324 Reconnaissance Man, Combatant Diver Qualified
    • 0326 Reconnaissance Man, Parachute and Combatant Diver qualified.
    • 0331 Machine Gunner
    • 0341 Mortarman
    • 0351Infantry Assaultman
    • 0352 Anti-tank Missileman
    • 0369 Infantry Unit Leader

  • 04 Logistics
    • 0411 Maintenance Management Specialist
    • 0431 Logistics/Embarkation Specialist
    • 0451 Airborne and Air Delivery Specialst
    • 0471 Personnel Retrieval and Processing Specialist
    • 0472 Personnel Retrieval and Processing Technician
    • 0481 Landing Support Specialist
    • 0491 Logistics Mobility Chief

  • 05 Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Plans
    • 0511 MAGTF Planning Specialist
    • 0521 Psychological Operations Noncommissioned Officer
    • 0531 Civil Affairs Noncommissioned officer

  • 06 Communications
    • 0612 Field Wireman
    • 0613 Construction Wireman
    • 0614 Unit Level Circuit Switch (ULCS) Operator/Maintainer
    • 0618 Electronic Switching Operator/Maintainer
    • 0619 Wire Chief
    • 0621 Field Radio Operator
    • 0622 Digital (Multi0channel) Wideband Transmission Equipment Operator
    • 0627 SHF Satellite Communications Operator-Maintainer
    • 0628 EHF Satellite Communications Operator-Maintainer
    • 0629 Radio Chief
    • 0648 Strategic Spectrum Manager
    • 0651 Data Network Specialist
    • 0658 Tactical Data Network Gateway Systems Administrator
    • 0659 Data Chief
    • 0681 Information Security Technician
    • 0689 Information Assurance Technician
    • 0699 Communications Chief

  • 08 Field Artillery
    • 0811 Field Artillery Cannoneer
    • 0814 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System
    • 0842 Field Artillery Radar Operator
    • 0844 Field Artillery Meteorological Man
    • 0847 Artillery Meteorological Man
    • 0848 Field Artillery Operations Man
    • 0861 Fire Support Man

  • 09 Training
    • 0911 Drill Instructor
    • 0913 Marine Combat Instructor
    • 0916 Martial Arts Instructor
    • 0917 Martial Arts Instructor – Trainer
    • 0918 Water Safety/Survival Instructor
    • 0931 Marksmanship Instructor
    • 0932 Small Arms Weapons Instructor
    • 0933 Marksmanship Coach

  • 11 Utilities
    • 1141 Electrician
    • 1142 Engineer Equipment Electrical Systems Technician
    • 1161 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician 
    • 1169 Utilities Chief
    • 1171 Water Support Technician

  • 13 Engineer, Construction, Facilities, and Equipment
    • 1316 Metal Worker
    • 1341 Engineer Equipment Mechanic
    • 1342 Small Craft Mechanic
    • 1343 Assault Breacher Vehicle/Joint Assault Bridge (JAB) Mechanic
    • 1345 Engineer Equipment Operator
    • 1349 Engineer Equipment Chief
    • 1361 Engineer Assistant
    • 1371 Combat Engineer
    • 1372 Assault Breacher Vehicle

  • 18 Tank and Assault Amphibious Vehicle
    • 1812 M1A1 Tank Crewman
    • 1833 Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Crewmember
    • 1834 Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) Crewman

  • 21 Ground Ordnance Maintenance
    • 2111 Small Arms Repairer/Technician
    • 2112 Precision Weapons Repairer/Technician
    • 2131 Towed Artillery Systems Technician
    • 2141 Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Repairer/Technician
    • 2146 Main Battle Tank (MBT) Repairer/Technician
    • 2147 Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Repairer/Technician
    • 2148 Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) Repairer/Technician
    • 2149 Ordnance Vehicle Maintenance Chief
    • 2161 Machinist
    • 2171 Electra-Optical Ordnance Repairer
    • 2181 Senior Ground Ordnance Weapons Chief

  • 23 Ammunition and Explosive Ordnance Disposal
    • 2311 Ammunition Technician
    • 2336 Explosive Ordnance Disposal

  • 26 Signals Intelligence/Ground Electronic Warfare
    • 2611 Cryptologic Digital Network Technician/Analyst
    • 2621 Special Communications Signals Collection Operator
    • 2629 Signals Intelligence Analyst
    • 2631 Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) Intercept Operator/Analyst
    • 2651 Special Intelligence System Administrator/Communicator
    • 2671 Middle East Cryptologic Linguist
    • 2673 Asia-Pacific Cryptologic Linguist
    • 2674 European I (West) Cryptologic Linguist
    • 2676 European II (East) Cryptologic Linguist
    • 2691 Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare Chief

  • 27 Linguist
    • 2671 Middle East Cryptologic Linguist
    • 2673 Asia-Pacific Cryptologic Linguist
    • 2674 European I (West) Cryptologic Linguist
    • 2676 European II (East) Cryptologic Linguist
    • 2691 Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare Chief
    • 2711 Afghan Pashto Linguist (MGySgt-Pvt) EMOS
    • 2712 Arabic (Mod Std) Linguist
    • 2713 Arabic (Egyptian) Linguist
    • 2714 Arabic (Syrian) Linguist
    • 2715 Persian-Afghan (Dari) Linguist
    • 2716 Amharic Linguist
    • 2717 Bengali Linguist
    • 2718 Hebrew Linguist
    • 2719 Hindi Linguist
    • 2721 Kurdish Linguist
    • 2722 Persian-Farsi Linguist
    • 2723 Somali Linguist
    • 2724 Swahili Linguist
    • 2726 Turkish Linguist
    • 2727 Urdu Linguist
    • 2728 Arabic (Iraqi)
    • 2733 Burmese Linguist
    • 2734 Cambodian Linguist
    • 2736 Chinese (Cant) Linguist
    • 2738 Indonesian Linguist
    • 2739 Japanese Linguist
    • 2741 Korean Linguist
    • 2742 Laotian Linguist
    • 2743 Malay Linguist
    • 2744 Tagalog Linguist
    • 2746 Thai Linguist
    • 2754 Dutch Linguist
    • 2756 Finnish Linguist
    • 2757 French Linguist
    • 2758 German Linguist
    • 2759 Greek Linguist
    • 2761 Haitian-Creole Linguist
    • 2763 Italian Linguist
    • 2764 Norwegian Linguist
    • 2766 Portuguese (BR) Linguist
    • 2767 Portuguese (EU) Linguist
    • 2768 Spanish Linguist
    • 2769 Swedish Linguist
    • 2776 Albanian Linguist
    • 2777 Armenian Linguist
    • 2778 Bulgarian Linguist
    • 2779 Czech Linguist
    • 2781 Estonian Linguist
    • 2782 Georgian Linguist
    • 2783 Hungarian Linguist
    • 2784 Latvian Linguist
    • 2786 Lithuanian Linguist
    • 2787 Macedonian Linguist
    • 2788 Polish Linguist
    • 2789 Romanian Linguist
    • 2791 Russian Linguist
    • 2792 Serb-Croat Linguist
    • 2793 Slovenian Linguist
    • 2794 Ukrainian Linguist
    • 2799 Military Interpreter/Translator

  • 28 Ground Electronics Maintenance
    • 2821 Technical Controller Marine
    • 2822 Electronic Switching Equipment Technician
    • 2823 Technical Control Chief
    • 2827 Tactical Electronic Reconnaissance Process/Evaluation Systems (TERPES) Technician
    • 2831 AN/TRC-170 Technician
    • 2834 Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Technician
    • 2844 Ground Communications Organizational Repairer
    • 2846 Ground Radio Intermediate Repairer
    • 2847 Telephone Systems/Personal Computer Intermediate Repairer
    • 2848 Tactical Remote Sensor System (TRSS) Maintainer
    • 2862 Electronics Maintenance Technician
    • 2871 Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment Technician
    • 2874 Metrology Technician
    • 2881 2M/ATE Technician
    • 2887 Artillery Electronics Technician
    • 2891 Electronics Maintenance Chief

  • 30 Supply Administration and Operations
    • 3043 Supply Administration and Operations Specialist
    • 3044 Contract Specialist
    • 3051 Warehouse Clerk
    • 3052 Packaging Specialist

  • 31 Traffic Management
    • 3112 Traffic Management Specialist

  • 33 Food Service
    • 3372 Marine Aide
    • 3381 Food Service, Specialist

  • 34 Financial Management
    • 3432 Finance Technician
    • 3441 NAF Audit Technician
    • 3451 Financial Management Resource Analyst

  • 35 Motor Transport
    • 3521 Automotive Organizational Mechanic
    • 3522 Automotive Intermediate Mechanic
    • 3523 Logistics Vehicle System Mechanic
    • 3524 Fuel and Electrical Systems Mechanic
    • 3526 Crash/Fire/Rescue Vehicle Mechanic
    • 3529 Motor Transport Maintenance Chief
    • 3531 Motor Vehicle Operator
    • 3533 Logistics Vehicle System Operator
    • 3534 Semitrailer Refuel Operator
    • 3536 Vehicle Recovery Operator
    • 3537 Motor Transport Operations Chief
    • 3538 Licensing Examiner

  • 41 Marine Corps Community Services
    • 4133 Marine Corps Community Services Marine

  • 43 Public Affairs
    • 4313 Broadcast Journalist
    • 4341 Combat Correspondent

  • 44 Legal Services
    • 4421 Legal Services Specialist
    • 4429 Legal Services Reporter

  • 46 Combat Camera
    • 4611 Combat Illustrator
    • 4612 Combat Lithographer
    • 4641 Combat Photographer
    • 4671 Combat Videographer
    • 4691 Visual Information Chief
    • 4616 Reproduction Equipment Repairer (Secondary MOS)

  • 55 Music
    • 5512 Member, “The Commandant’s Own,” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps
    • 5517 Bandmaster
    • 5519 Enlisted Conductor
    • 5521 Drum Major
    • 5522 Small Ensemble Leader
    • 5523 Instrument Repair Technician
    • 5524 Musician5526 Musician, Oboe
    • 5528 Musician, Bassoon
    • 5534 Musician, Clarinet
    • 5536 Musician, Flute/Piccolo
    • 5537 Musician, Saxophone
    • 5541 Musician, Trumpet
    • 5543 Musician, Euphonium
    • 5544 Musician, Horn
    • 5546 Musician, Trombone
    • 5547 Musician, Tuba/Sousaphone
    • 5548 Musician, Electric Bass
    • 5563 Musician, Percussion (Drums, Tympani, and Mallets)
    • 5566 Musician, Guitar

  • 57 Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense
  • 5711 Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Specialist
  • 5731 Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Reconnaissance System Operator (JCBRNRS) LAV Operator

  • 58 Military Police and Corrections
    • 5811 Military Police
    • 5812 Working Dog Handler
    • 5813 Accident Investigator
    • 5814 Physical Security Specialist
    • 5816 Special Reaction Team (3RT) Member
    • 5819 Military Police Investigator (MPI)
    • 5821 Criminal Investigator CID Agent
    • 5822 Forensic Psycho-physiologist (Polygraph Examiner)
    • 5831 Correctional Specialist
    • 5832 Correctional Counselor

  • 59 Electronics Maintenance
    • 5912 Avenger System Maintainer
    • 5939 Aviation Communication Systems Technician
    • 5942 Aviation Radar Repairer
    • 5948 Aviation Radar Technician
    • 5952 Air Traffic Control Navigational Aids Technician
    • 5953 Air Traffic Control Radar Technician
    • 5954 Air Traffic Control Communications Technician
    • 5959 Air Traffic Control Systems Maintenance
    • 5974 Tactical Data Systems Administrator
    • 5979 Tactical Air Operations Module/Air Defense Technician
    • 5993 Electronics Maintenance Chief

  • 60/61/62 Aircraft Maintenance
    • 6012 Aviation Maintenance Controller/Production Controller
    • 6018 Aviation Quality Assurance Representative (QAR), Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR), and Collateral Duty Inspector (COI)
    • 6019 Aircraft Maintenance Chief
    • 6023 Aircraft Power Plants Test Cell Operator
    • 6033 Aircraft Nondestructive Inspection Technician
    • 6042 Individual Material Readiness List (IMRS) Asset Manager
    • 6043 Aircraft Welder
    • 6046 Aircraft Maintenance
    • 6048 Flight Equipment Technician
    • 6049 NALCOMIS Application Administrator/Analyst
    • 6062 Aircraft Intermediate level Hydraulic/Pneumatic Mechanic
    • 6072 Aircraft Maintenance Support Equipment Hydraulic/Pneumatic/Structures Mechanic
    • 6073 Aircraft Maintenance Support Equipment Electrician/Refrigeration Mechanic
    • 6074 Cryogenics Equipment Operator
    • 6092 Aircraft Intermediate level Structures Mechanic
    • 6111 Helicopter/Tiltrotor Mechanic-Trainee
    • 6112 Helicopter Mechanic, CH-46
    • 6113 Helicopter Mechanic, CH-53
    • 6114 Helicopter Mechanic, UH/AH-1
    • 6116 Tiltrotor Mechanic, MV-22
    • 6122 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-5E1
    • 6123 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-64
    • 6124 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-400/T-700
    • 6132 Helicopter/Tiltrotor Dynamic Components Mechanic
    • 6152 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, CH-46
    • 6153 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, CH-53
    • 6154 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, UH/AH-1
    • 6156 Tiltrotor Airframe Mechanic, MV-22
    • 6162 Presidential Support Specialist
    • 6172 Helicopter Crew Chief, CH-46
    • 6173 Helicopter Crew Chief, CH-53
    • 6174 Helicopter Crew Chief, UH-1
    • 6176 Tiltrotor Crew Chief, MV-22
    • 6177 Weapons and Tactics Crew Chief Instructor
    • 6178 VH-GON Presidential Helicopter Crew Chief
    • 6179 VH-3D Presidential Helicopter Crew Chief
    • 6199 Enlisted Aircrew/Aerial Observer/Gunner
    • 6212 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, AV-8/TAV-S
    • 6213 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, EA-6
    • 6214 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Mechanic
    • 6216 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, KC-130
    • 6217 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, F/A-18
    • 6222 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, F-402
    • 6223 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, J-52
    • 6226 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, T-56
    • 6227 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, F-404
    • 6242 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Flight Engineer, KC-130
    • 6243 Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft Specialist, C-9
    • 6244 Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft Specialist, C-12
    • 6246 Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft Specialist, C-20
    • 6247 Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft Specialist, UC-35
    • 6251 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, Trainee
    • 6252 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, AV-8/TAV-8
    • 6253 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, EA-6
    • 6256 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, KC-130
    • 6257 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, F/A-18
    • 6276 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Crew Chief, KC-130
    • 6281 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic-Trainee
    • 6282 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, AV-8/TJW-B
    • 6283 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, EA-6
    • 6286 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, KC-130
    • 6287 Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, F/A-18

  • 63/64 Avionics
    • 6312 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Radar Systems Technician, AV-8
    • 6313 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Radar Systems Technician, EA-6
    • 6314 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Avionics Technician
    • 6316 Aircraft Communications/Navigation Systems Technician, KC-130
    • 6317 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Rader Systems Technician, F/A-18
    • 6322 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Electrical Systems Technician, CH-46
    • 6323 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Electrical Systems Technician
    • 6324 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Electrical/Weapon Systems Technician, U/AH-1
    • 6326 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Electrical/Systems Technician, V-22
    • 6332 Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, AV-8
    • 6333 Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, EA-6
    • 6336 Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, KC-130
    • 6337 Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, F/A-18
    • 6386 Aircraft Electronic Countermeasures Systems Technician, EA-6B
    • 6391 Avionics Maintenance Chief
    • 6412 Aircraft Communications System Technician, IMA
    • 6413 Aircraft Navigation Systems Technician, I FF/RADAR/TACAN, IMA
    • 6414 Advanced Aircraft Communications/Navigation Systems Technician, IMA
    • 6422 Aircraft Cryptographic Systems Technician, IMA
    • 6423 Aviation Electronic Microminiature/Instrument and Cable Repair Technician, IMA
    • 6432 Aircraft Electrical/Instrument/Flight Control Systems Technician, Fixed Wing, IMA
    • 6434 Advanced Aircraft Electrical/Instrument/Flight Control Systems Technician, IMA
    • 6461 Hybrid Test Set Technician, IMA
    • 6462 Avionics Test Set (ATS) Technician, IMA
    • 6463 CASS HP Configuration Operator/Maintainer/Technician, IMA
    • 6464 Aircraft Inertial Navigation System Technician, IMA
    • 6466 CASS EO Configuration Operator/Maintainer/Technician/IMA
    • 6467 Consolidated Automatic Support System (CASS) Technician, IMA
    • 6469 CASS Test Station IMA Advanced Maintenance Technician, IMA
    • 6482 Aircraft Electronic Countermeasures Systems Technician, Fixed-Wing, IMA
    • 6483 Aircraft Electronic Countermeasures Systems Technician, Helicopter, IMA
    • 6484 CASS EW Configuration Operator/Maintainer/Technician, IMA
    • 6492 Aviation Precision Measurement Equipment/Calibration and Repair Technician, IMA
    • 6493 Aviation Meteorological Equipment Technician, OMA/IMA

  • 65 Aviation Ordnance
    • 6531 Aircraft Ordnance Technician
    • 6541 Aviation Ordnance Systems Technician
    • 6591 Aviation Ordnance Chief

  • 66 Aviation Logistics
    • 6617 Enlisted Aviation Logistician
    • 6672 Aviation Supply Specialist
    • 6694 Aviation Information Systems (AIS) Specialist

  • 68 Meteorology and Oceanography
    • 6821 METOC Observer
    • 6842 METOC Analyst Forecaster
    • 6852 METOC Impact Analyst

  • 70 Airfield Services
    • 7011 Expeditionary Airfield Systems Technician
    • 7041 Aviation Operations Specialist
    • 7051 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Specialist

  • 72 Air Control/Air Support/Anti-air Warfare/Air Traffic Control
    • 7212 Low Altitude Air Defense (LAAD) Gunner
    • 7234 Air Control Electronics Operator
    • 7236 Tactical Air Defense Controller
    • 7242 Air Support Operations Operator
    • 7251 Air Traffic Controller-Trainee
    • 7252 Air Traffic Controller-Tower
    • 7253 Air Traffic Controller-Radar Approach Controller
    • 7254 Air Traffic Controller-Rader Approach Controller
    • 7257 Air Traffic Controller
    • 7277 Weapons and Tactics Instructor – Air Control
    • 7291 Senior Air Traffic Controller

  • 73 Navigation Officer/Enlisted Flight Crews
    • 7312 Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft Specialists, KC-130J
    • 7313 Helicopter Specialist, AH-1Z/UH-1Y
    • 7314 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Air Vehicle Operator
    • 7374 Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Specialist

  • 80 Miscellaneous Requirements MOSs
    • 8000 General Service Marine
    • 8002 Joint Terminal Attack Controller
    • 8011 Basic Marine with Enlistment Guarantee
    • 8012 Ground Safety Specialist
    • 8013 Special Assignment – Enlisted
    • 8014 Billet Designator – Enlisted
    • 8015 College Degree-Enlisted
    • 8016 Special Technical Operations
    • 8023 Parachutist
    • 8024 Combatant Diver Marine
    • 8026 Parachutist/Combatant Diver Marine
    • 8028 MECEP Participant
    • 8056 Hazardous Material/Hazardous Waste (HM/HW) Staff Noncommissioned Officer/Noncommissioned Officer
    • 8060 Acquisition Specialist
    • 8151 Guard
    • 8152 Marine Corps Security Force (MCSF) Guard
    • 8154 Marine Corps Security Force (MCSF) Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Team Member
    • 8156 Marine Security Guard (MSG)
    • 8411 Recruiter
    • 8412 Career Recruiter
    • 8621 Surveillance Sensor Operator
    • 8641 Microminiature Repairer
    • 8711 Ground Operations Specialist
    • 8911 Billet Designator – Barracks and Grounds Marine
    • 8972 Aircrew Trainee
    • 8991 Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
    • 8999 Sergeant Major-First Sergeant

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