Air Force releases master sergeant promotion cycle statistics Published May 31, 2023 Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Air Force officials have selected 4,998 technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant out of 28,831 eligible for a selection rate of 17.3 percent in the 23E7 promotion cycle, which includes supplemental promotion opportunities. The average overall score for those selected was 385.91. Selectees’ average time in grade was 4.14 years and time in service was 13.82 years. The promotion list is available on the AFPC Public Affairs home page of the Air Force Personnel Center website. Airmen can access their score notices on the virtual Military Personnel Flight via the AFPC Secure page. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, visit the AFPC public website.