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What is JP in GTA Online? How to get Job Points

Every wondered what JP means in GTA Online? Here’s everything you need to know about Job Points, including how to earn them.

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GTA Online players will notice they accrue ‘JP’ or Job Points while completing missions, so here’s what they mean and how to earn them.

GTA Online has been out for eight years now, giving players a ton of content, including missions, races, Heists, and Deathmatches. With the next-gen version of GTA V releasing next year and the GTA Remastered Trilogy coming soon, there’s good reason to pick up GTA Online in 2021.

But as you’re completing jobs, you may notice that you’re building up JP.

These are Job Points, and we explain exactly what these do and how to earn them.

What are Job Points in GTA Online?

GTA Online players on a mission

JP, or Job Points, are the points awarded to players who complete jobs in GTA Online. These are especially important in playlists, where the player with the most JP at the end is crowned the winner.

Job Points are also used for tiebreakers in the job selection menu. When two jobs receive the same amount of votes, the outcome is decided by the side with the most combined Job Points.

When you back out of a session, your JP will reset to 0.

How to get Job Points in GTA Online

Cars racing in GTA Online

Job Points are straightforward to earn. You’ll get them for completing jobs in GTA Online, such as Races and Missions. The better you do in the job, the more JP you’ll earn.

Here’s a breakdown of the points earned for Races and Deathmatches:

  • 1st Place: 15 JP
  • 2nd Place: 12 JP
  • 3rd Place: 10 JP
  • 4th Place: 8 JP
  • 5th Place: 7 JP
  • 6th Place: 6 JP
  • 7th Place: 5 JP
  • Etc

Players can also earn an additional JP for being the MVP in Deathmatch modes. If you’re the MVP on the winning team, you’ll earn 16 JP.

Successful missions will grant players 15 Job Points, with an extra JP being awarded to the player who completes the main task, boosting it to 16.


For more GTA Online, you can check out how to get the Prize Ride Vehicle.

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