Serving as a medical professional in the Army offers a large variety of careers + benefits. Although some of the most rewarding parts of service are intangible, the Army offers healthcare professionals a unique working environment free from many of the hassles that come with a civilian job, unparalleled support for family members, as well as a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Check out the links below to learn more about those aspects of Army life. Great careers + benefits = Army medicine.

The Army work environment

The Army work environment

Have you wondered what it would be like to work in the army? Will you have to march endlessly in uncomfortable boots and sleep on a cot? While that can be the case for some Army professions, the Army Medical Department’s primary role is patient care. Follow the link below to learn more.

What is the Army work environment like?

salary + benefits

Salary + benefits

All active-duty members of the Army’s Medical Department receive a salary and benefits that include base pay as well as housing and subsistence allowances in addition to 30 days paid vacation a year. Follow the link below to learn more.

What are the salary and benefits like?

Army service

Army service

Deployment is a temporary assignment which occurs as a part of a military operation or exercise. During deployment, all your military, medical and leadership training comes into play. The frequency of your deployments will depend on your specialty and the needs of the nation. The length of deployments can range from three to 12 months. Follow the link below to learn more.

What is Army service like? Will I be deployed?


Medical, dental and veterinary specialties available

Follow the link below to see a list of specialties service members can train for in the active-duty Army or Reserve components. These are not actual openings because that list changes frequently based on need. For the latest availability, we recommend speaking with a recruiter.

What specialties are available in Army medicine?

To be contacted by one of the Army’s top-notch healthcare career counselors, fill out the form below and someone will be in touch as soon as possible.

If you don’t want to wait, just call or text (702) 303-5757 to speak to healthcare career counselor Staff Sgt. Sahara Celeste.