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US Department of Veterans Affairs Pension Plan

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  • Dec 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    No pension plan that I'm aware of.. just Thrift Savings and Social Security.

  • Nov 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Registered Nurse in Kansas City, Missouri

    Takes 20 years to be eligible for

  • Jun 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in San Diego, California

    They offer three different ways to get paid when you retire.

  • Jun 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Nurse in Reno, Nevada

    it is the 3 year high average at the end

  • Feb 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Staff RN in Nashville, Tennessee

    Nice thing to have but doesn’t they don’t pay much. It will be a nice thing to have at retirement

  • Nov 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Surgical Technologist in Bronx, New York State

    it is good and standard yet the additional TSP is what takes the cake

  • Oct 31, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current RN in Fayetteville, North Carolina

    good plan, especially coupled with the 401K

  • Jun 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current First Party Contact Representative in Topeka, Kansas

    FERS takes too much out and they make it required at that.

  • May 27, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Tucson, Arizona

    New employees pay 2.8% of salary into fixed benefit plan. The VA matches 11.2%, but the pension is based on 1% of average of highest 36 months yearly salary times numbers of years employed. There is also a TSP plan (401K variation) the matches input up to 5%.

  • May 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Medical Social Worker in Martinez, California

    Overall a very good plan . They have Fers Federal Employee's Retirement System , Social Security and TSP Thrift Savings Plan which is like a 401 K. Nothing bad to say about it compared to the private sector plans.


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