Military to Maritime: Career Pathways

The skill and experience you earned in the military is invaluable to employers in the maritime and transportation industry. In fact, your military sea service in either the U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard can translate to advanced merchant mariner's ratings which means better job opportunities with higher pay.  Download a copy of the Military Sea Service Chart to learn how your sea time may pay off in the cilivan merchant marines.

Your choice is how to begin your new career in the private sector supporting our nation's economy and military. The pathway below outlines the steps to you can take to enter the maritime and transportation industy career and academic pathway, progressing to higher levels of responsibility, pay, and benefits.


Download a PDF copy of the "Military to Maritime" career pathway tool to plan your next steps to a great career in the maritime and transportation industry!