If I quit my job as a project engineer and join the navy, is it possible to start higher than an O1?

I have 2 years experience as a project engineer for one of the largest contractors on earth. I have been thinking of switching to the navy. One of my friends started as an E4 because of testing, and I was wondering if the same was possible for officers. Obviously I have my degree already, and would just go through the navys officer school for a couple months

Asked By: flyer - 4/6/2010
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No, higher ranks (O-2 and O-3) are typically only offered for military doctors, lawyers, and chaplains. O-1 is a lot higher than most guys in uniform start out. And you need to spend your first year or two focusing on learning the Navy system anyways. With rank comes a lot of responsibility. You may find that O-1 gives... More
Answered By: HDH - 4/6/2010
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No and O1 is it for project engineers.
Answered By: GoGo Girls - 4/6/2010
Mostly likely no. There are very few degrees that enter the military higher than an O1.
Answered By: NOBAMA - 4/6/2010
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