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Specialty Incentive Pay (IP) & Retention Bonus (RB) - FY2020

DoD FMR Volume 7A Chapter 5 (The following amounts are the maximum allowed by the Department of Defense.  For your specific service amount consult with your service personnel office.)

SPECIALTY

PAID ANNUALLY

FULLY QUALIFIED IP RATE/YEAR (WITH OR WITHOUT RB)   

RB Rate

2-Year

3-Year

4-Year

6-Year

Optometrist

$1,200

$5,000

$8,000

$10,000

$0

Pharmacist

$0

$15,000

$15,000

$15,000

$0

Physician Assistant

$5,000

$10,000

$15,000

$20,000

$35,000

Preventive Medicine Veterinarians (Army)   

$5,000

$5,000

$6,250

$7,500

$0

Psychologist

$5,000

$10,000   

$15,000   

$20,000

$35,000   

Public Health Officer (Air Force)

$5,000

$5,000

$6,250

$7,500

$0

Social Worker

$0

$5,000

$8,000

$10,000   

$0

Veterinary

$5,000

$2,500

$3,750

$5,000

$0