ASVAB Test Scores

 ASVAB Scores

VE Score (Verbal Expression) qualifies you for job in the military. 
PC (Paragraph Compensation + WK (Word Knowledege) = VE

Computing the VE Score
Standard Scores (PC + WK) VE Score
50 62
48–49 60
46–47 58
44–45 56
42–43 54
40–41 52
38–39 50
36–37 49
34–35 47
32–33 45
30–31 44
28–29 42
26–27 40
24–25 38
22–23 36
20–21 34
18–19 32
16–17 31
14–15 29
12–13 27
10–11 25
8–9 22
6–7 22
4–5 21
0–3 20

 

AFQT (Armed Forces Qualifying Test) Determines if you get in the military.
2VE + AR + MK = AFQT

AFQT Scores and Percentiles
Score AFQT Percentile Score AFQT Percentile
229 99 189 60
228 98 187–188 59
227 97 186 58
226 96 185 57
225 95 183–184 56
224 94 182 55
223 93 181 54
222 92 179–180 53
221 91 178 52
220 90 176–177 51
219 89 175 50
218 88 173–174 49
217 86 172 48
216 85 170–171 47
215 84 168–169 46
214 83 166–167 45
213 82 165 44
212 81 163–164 43
211 80 161–162 42
210 79 159–160 41
209 78 157–158 40
207–208 77 155–156 39
206 76 154 38
205 75 151–153 37
204 74 149–150 36
203 73 147–148 35
202 72 145–146 34
201 71 143–144 33
200 70 140–142 32
199 69 138–139 31
198 68 135–137 30
197 67 132–134 29
195–196 66 128–131 28
194 65 125–127 27
193 64 124 26
192 63 123 25
191 62 122 24
190 61 121 23

 

Composite Scores

The Army, Air Forces and Marines use composite scores to determine jobs.

Air Force Composite Scores

  • *General (G) = 2(PC + WK) + AR
  • *Mechanical (M) = AR + 2(PC + WK) + MC + GS
  • *Administrative (A): 2(PC + WK) + MK
  • *Electrical (E): AR + MK + EI + GS

Army Composite Scores

  • Clerical (CL) = VE + AR + MK
  • Combat (CP) = AR + AS + MC
  • Electronics (EL) = GS + AR + MK + EI
  • Field Artillery (FA) = AR + MK + MC
  • General Maintenance (GM) = GS + AS + MK + EI
  • Gener al Technical (GT) = 2(PC + WK) + AR
  • Mechanical Maintenance (MM) = AS + MC + EI
  • Operators and Food (OF) = VE + AS + MC
  • Surveillance and Communications (SC) = VE + AR + AS + MC
  • Skilled Technical (ST) = GS + VE + MK + MC

Marine Corps composite scores

  • Mechanical (M) = AR + MC + AS + EI
  • Clerical (CL) = 2(PC + WK) + AR + MC
  • General Technical (GT) =2(PC + WK) + AR + MC
  • Electrical (EL) = AR + MC + EI + GS

Navy and Coast Guard scores

Each job has a minimum score of certain subsets.

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