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ASVAB Scores For Marine Corps Jobs

The U.S. Marines have always been a military branch many new recruits have desired to join.

What would you do in the Marines?

Well there are a number of applicable Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) to select from.

The Marines are like some other branches of the military that combine several subtests into one category, or line score.

Depending on your MOS preference you will want to focus on the following:

  • Clerical (CL) MOS Jobs: Your test scores are combined from the subtests of AR, MK, and VE.
  • Electronics (EL) MOS Jobs: Your test scores are combined from the subtests of AR, EI, GS, and MK.
  • General Technical (GT) MOS Jobs: Your test scores are combined from the subtests of AS, EI, and MC.
  • Mechanical Maintenance (MM) MOS Jobs: Your test scores are combined from the subtests of GS, MC, MK, and VE.
  • Skilled Technical (ST) MOS Jobs: Your test scores are combined from the subtests of AR and VE.

Below are the following Marine MOS jobs currently available to test for in the ASVAB.

ASVAB Scores and Marine Corps Jobs (MOS)

MOS CodeMarine Corps Job TitleASVAB Line Scores (Minimum)
0111Administrative SpecialistCL: 100
0147Equal Opportunity AdvisorCL: 100
0149Substance Abuse Control SpecialistCL: 100
0161Postal ClerkCL: 100
0211Counterintelligence SpecialistGT: 110
0231Intelligence SpecialistGT: 100
0241Imagery Analysis SpecialistGT: 100
0261Geographic Intelligence SpecialistEL 100
0311Infantry RiflemanGT: 80
0312Riverine Assault Craft CrewmanGT: 90
0313LAV CrewmanGT: 90
0317Scout SniperGT: 100
0321Reconnaissance ManGT: 105
0331Machine GunnerGT: 80
0341MortarmanGT: 80
0351Infantry AssaultmanGT: 100
0352Antitank MissilemenGT: 100
0372Critical Skills OperatorGT: 105
0411Maintenance Management SpecialistGT: 100
0431Logistics/Embarkation SpecialistGT: 100
0451Airborne and Air Delivery SpecialistGT: 100
0481Landing Support SpecialistGT: 95 or MM: 100
0511MAGTF Planning SpecialistGT: 110
0612Tactical Switching OperatorGT: 105
0613Construction WiremanEL: 105
0627Satellite Communications OperatorEL: 105
0651Cyber Network OperatorGT: 110
0811Field Artillery CannoneerGT: 90
0814High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) OperatorGT: 90
0842Field Artillery Radar OperatorGT: 105
0844Field Artillery Fire Control ManGT: 105
0847Field Artillery Sensor Support ManGT: 105
1141ElectricianEL: 90
1142Engineer Equipment Electrical Systems TechnicianMM: 105 or EL: 100
1161Refrigeration and Air Conditioning TechnicianMM: 105
1171Water Support TechnicianMM: 95
1316Metal WorkerMM: 95
1341Engineer Equipment MechanicMM: 95
1345Engineer Equipment OperatorMM: 95
1361Engineer AssistantGT: 100
1371Combat EngineerMM: 95
1391Bulk Fuel SpecialistMM: 95
1812M1A1 Tank CrewmanGT: 90
1833Assault Amphibious Vehicle CrewmanGT: 90
2111Small Arms Repairer/TechnicianMM: 95
2131Towed Artillery Systems TechnicianMM: 95
2141Assault Amphibious Vehicle Repairer/TechnicianMM: 105
2146Main Battle Tank Repairer/TechnicianMM: 105
2147Light Armored Vehicle Repairer/TechnicianMM: 105
2161MachinistMM: 105
2171Electro-Optical Ordnance RepairerMM: 105 or EL: 115
2311Ammunition TechnicianGT: 100
2631Electronic Intelligence Intercept Operator/AnalystGT: 100
2651Special Intelligence System Administrator/CommunicatorGT: 100
2671Middle East Cryptologic LinguistGT: 105
2673Asia Pacific Cryptologic LinguistGT: 105
2674European Cryptologic LinguistGT: 105
2676Central Asian Cryptologic LinguistGT: 105
2821Technical ControllerEL: 115
2831Digital Wideband RepairerEL: 115
2841Ground Radio RepairerEL: 115
2847Telephone Systems/Personal Computer RepairerEL: 115
2871Calibration TechnicianEL: 115
2887Artillery Electronic TechniciansEL: 115
3043Supply Administration and Operations SpecialistCL: 105
3051Warehouse ClerkCL: 90
3052Packaging SpecialistsCL: 90
3112Distribution Management SpecialistsGT: 90
3381Food Service SpecialistsGT: 90
3432Finance TechnicianCL: 105
3451Financial Management Resource AnalystGT: 110
3521Automotive Maintenance TechnicianMM: 95
3531Motor Vehicle OperatorMM: 85
4341Combat CorrespondentGT: 110
4421Legal Support SpecialistGT: 105 (waiverable to 102); CL: 110
4612Combat Camera Production SpecialistGT: 100
4641Combat PhotographerGT: 100
4671Combat VideographerGT: 100
5711Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense SpecialistGT: 110
5811Military PoliceGT: 100
5831Correctional SpecialistsGT: 100
5939Aviation Communication Systems TechnicianEL: 115
5948Aviation Radar RepairerEL: 115
5951Aviation Meteorological Equipment TechnicianEL: 110
5952Air Traffic Control Navigational Aids TechnicianEL: 110
5953Air Traffic Control Radar TechnicianEL: 110
5954Air Traffic Control Communications TechnicianEL: 110
5974Tactical Data Systems TechnicianEL: 115
5979Tactical Air Operations/Air Defense Systems TechnicianEL: 115
6046Aircraft Maintenance Administration SpecialistCL: 100
6048Flight Equipment TechnicianMM: 105
6062Aircraft Intermediate Level Hydraulic/Pneumatic MechanicMM: 105
6072Aircraft Maintenance Support Equipment Hydraulic/Pneumatic/Structures MechanicMM: 105
6073Aircraft Maintenance Support Equipment Electrician/Refrigeration TechnicianMM: 105
6074Cryogenics Equipment OperatorMM: 105
6092Aircraft Intermediate Level Structures MechanicMM: 105
6111Helicopter/Tiltrotor Mechanic-TraineeMM: 105
6112Helicopter/Tiltrotor MechanicMM: 105
6122Helicopter Power Plants MechanicMM: 105
6132Helicopter/Tiltrotor Dynamic Components MechanicMM: 105
6152Helicopter Airframe MechanicsMM: 105
6172Helicopter Crew ChiefMM: 105
6213Fixed-Wing Aircraft MechanicsMM: 105
6222Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants MechanicsMM: 105
6252Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe MechanicsMM: 105
6276Fixed-Wing Aircraft Crew Master KC-130MM: 105 or GT: 110
6282Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment MechanicMM: 105
6313Aircraft Communications/Navigations/Radar Systems TechniciansEL: 105
6314Avionics/Maintenance Technician, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)EL: 105
6322Aircraft Avionics/Electrical Systems TechniciansEL: 105
6386Aircraft Electronic Countermeasure Systems Technician, EA-6BEL: 105
6531Aircraft Ordnance TechnicianGT: 105
6541Aviation Ordnance Systems TechnicianGT: 105
6672Aviation Supply SpecialistC: 100
6694Aviation Logistics Information Management System SpecialistEL: 115
6842METOC Analyst ForecasterGT: 105
7011Expeditionary Airfield Systems TechnicianMM: 95
7041Aviation Operations SpecialistCL: 100
7051Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting SpecialistMM: 95
7212Low Altitude Air Defense (LADD) GunnerGT: 90
7236Tactical Air Defense ControllerGT: 105
7242Air Support Operations OperatorGT: 100
7257Air Traffic ControllerGT: 110
7314Unmanned Aircraft System OperatorGT: 105

Frequently Asked Questions

What ASVAB score do you need for Marine Corps Infantry?

Because infantry is an MOS field, it will depend on exactly which infantry job you’re looking to gain entry to.

Here are a few examples of required ASVAB scores for infantry positions:

  • Marine Rifleman (0311): GT = 80
  • Scout Sniper (0317): GT = 100
  • Recon (0321): GT = 105 
  • Machine Gunner (0331): GT = 80

What’s the minimum necessary score for the Marines?

In order to qualify for entry into the Marine Corps, you’ll need a minimum AFQT score of 32 if you have a High School diploma, and 50 for GED holders.

What’s a good GT score for the Marines?

In general, a General Technical (GT) score of 80 or better will qualify you for most positions in the Marine Corps.

To reiterate, the General Technical score is comprised of a combination of the Verbal Expression (VE) and Arithmetic Reasoning (AR) portions of the ASVAB test.

What’s the highest GT score I can get?

The absolute highest GT score you can obtain is 200, which would mean you scored 100 on both the VE and AR portions.

With that said, a GT score of 200 is exceptionally rare, with less than 0.005% of those taking the test achieving that.

ASVAB Score Requirements For Other Branches:

Army

Navy

Air Force

Coast Guard

References

Official website of the Marine Corps

Marine recruiting

Jeff E.
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