US Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Benefit: Retirement Plan | Glassdoor

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  • Sep 06, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Registered Dietitian in Jacksonville, Florida

    Both TSP and Federal Retirement Plans available with 5% matching.

  • Sep 04, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Phlebotomist in Austin, Texas

    best thing about retirement it builds as long as your working and it will be there when you get to retire or when you take a early retirement.

  • Aug 27, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Veterans Service Representative in Greensboro, North Carolina

    As far as pensions go its ok. The VA does match up to 5% plus 1% automatic for 401k. Retirement is based upon: annual salary X .01 or 0.011 (retire after 62)X # years of service.

  • Aug 21, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Research Biologist in Denver, Colorado

    Excellent retirement plan. A definite draw for most employee whom work for VA. Both Federal retirement and Thrift Savings plan with employer matching fund program.

  • Jul 19, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Houston, Texas

    I did not work with the VA long enough to benefit from their retirement plan but as with all federal agencies after a specified period of time and once you meet the required age limit you are able to retire.

  • Jul 17, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Veterans service representative in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Appreciate the pension plan since the private sector has already outperformed me in salary with my time in and experience

  • Jul 03, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current RN Staff Nurse in Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hear it is wonderful, but I don't really know alot about it. It is one reason people flock to the VA.

  • Jun 29, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Medical Technician in Jackson, Mississippi

    you can get your retirement and get a paycheck to and still work there that why i wont to go back to the hospal work draw blood on patient.l

  • Jun 09, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current staff cardilogist in Fort Wayne, Indiana

    Phenomenal to me. I pay in x dollars. Govt puts in 3x dollars/pay period. This is then put into an annuity when you separate. Previous employer had nothing like it. Put in very safe investments so not huge , but its significant over time

  • May 12, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Prosthetist in Long Beach, California

    Same as 401k plan, look at previous answer


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