Job Description: Army recruiters are responsible for recruiting, determining applicant enlistment eligibility, counseling applicants on enlistment programs and options, preparing enlistment applications and processes qualified applicants to enlist in the Army. Job duties include: recruits, interviews, counsels and qualifies applicants for enlistment; distributes and displays recruiting publicity material. Identifies and cultivates community centers of influence; explains benefits; prepares enlistment forms and documents; arranges for transportation, meals, and lodging for applicants where required; assists in market research and analysis and makes appropriate recommendations to the chain of command; utilizes and analyzes management data to evaluate subordinates’ performance.

  • Branch Branch: Army
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 79R
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $64,104
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: GT: 110
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Administrative Support
Average Age
37 Average Age
Average Age
3,211 Number Employed
Average Age
16.0 YearsAverage Employment


Pros: Great Pay and Benefits

Cons: Long hours are required.


Being a recruiter in the Army or Army Reserve is a very demanding but rewarding career choice – if you had the option.You must be persistent and dedicated with the ability to utilize all your communication skills as are required to be successful.