INDUSTRY:

Marketing

Military marketing jobs involve public relations, media and other public-facing responsibilities.

There are 4 military careers in this industry

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Military Public Affairs Officers

Public Affairs Officers research, plan, budget, execute, and evaluate operations involving the public. They liaise with the news media and provide guidance to senior leaders on decisions that impact mission success.

  • Average Salary:$85,357
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Public Affairs Specialists and Broadcast Journalists

Public affairs specialists and broadcast journalists publish communication products through radio, television, video, and web content for worldwide distribution. They are responsible for advising leadership, public affairs planning, developing and executing information strategies, and community relations. Some are trained to operate audio and video equipment in both tactical and non-tactical environments.

  • Average Salary:$61,924
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Sales and Stock Specialists

Military sales and stock specialists work to manage the operation of military retail stores in order to keep stock of merchandise, record transactions and deposits, and provide military personnel with a friendly, convenient option that allows them to get their necessities on base or onboard ships without difficulty. Other duties include pricing of merchandise, accounting and bookkeeping, and making deposits of cash.

  • Average Salary:$51,872
  • Most Common Education: High school

Military Store Managers

Store managers provide oversight to the daily functions within a retail facility and make sure stores are stocked and staffed appropriately. They make sure stores operate efficiently so service members can get in, get what they need, and get on with their mission. Typically, anyone working in the store reports to the store manager.

  • Average Salary:$87,340
  • Most Common Education: High school