What does a Warfare Officer do?

Military officers are leaders within the armed forces who manage operations alongside enlisted personnel. If they work as a warrant officer they are technical and tactical experts in specific areas of the armed forces. They plan, organize, and lead troops through activities during military operations and manage enlisted personnel.

Military officers work in management and are problem solvers. Instead of enlisting in the service, they are typically commissioned to their positions and serve indefinitely at the pleasure of the president of the United States. They also manage operating command vehicles including aircraft, ships, or armored vehicles and provide military personnel with specific services including medical, legal, or engineering skills. A commissioned officer enters the military with a four-year college degree or higher. When appropriate, enlisted service members can advance or transition to a position of officer during their military career.

Work/Life Balance
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Career Opportunity
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Avg. Experience8+ years

Warfare Officer Salaries

Average Base Pay

£40,500 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £40K
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Warfare Officer Career Path

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US NavyUS Navy
Master At Arms Us Navy
30 Apr 2021

“Pay is not the best and the chain of command can make your life amazing or terrible”

Authorized Officer
11 Jan 2021

“Life balance can be easily maintained in UBS with occasional full throttle pressure situations which is understandable.”

Authorized Officer
18 Sep 2020

“I really don't think LM and Director are really conserned about career of people reporting to them.”

HM Armed ForcesHM Armed Forces
Warrant Officer
11 Feb 2020

“contributory pension package and the ability to build up civilian recognised qualifications during your career.”

Citicorp Services IndiaCiticorp Services India
8 May 2020

“Mangers egotist and vindictive.You cannot discuss with them about your career because they don't care.”

US Marine CorpsUS Marine Corps
Marine Corps Officer
25 Jun 2020

“work and home life don't always match: there are long hours and work always comes first.”

Lily ShippenLily Shippen
Candidate Manager
12 Feb 2020

“Lily is a great boss and supports development on both a personal and professional level.”

Authorized Officer
18 Aug 2020

“I don't see any cons as such in UBS such a great organization to work with”

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