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US Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits

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VA offers a robust package of Professional, Insurance, Financial and Retirement Benefits that is unmatched in the private sector. For travel positions, benefits may vary based on the length and type of appointment.

  • An outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose are available to VA employees.
  • VA is proud to offer salaries that are competitive with the private sector.
  • We know that a well-rested medical staff has a direct impact on producing positive patient outcomes. As such, we’ve gone through great lengths to provide employees with a superior work/life balance.
  • We understand that continuous learning is essential to medical professionals and encourage VA employees to pursue higher education by offering comprehensive education support programs.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Oct 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Battle Creek, Michigan

    Wonderful time off package and good health benefits

  • Sep 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current MSA in Columbia, South Carolina

    Multiple medical, dental and vision options at a reasonable price. Earned sick and annual leave every 2 weeks. Thrift savings match up to 3%

  • Sep 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Material Handler in Dallas, Texas

    The VA offers a great benefits package to their employees which allows employees to plan for a long term career and retire with peace of mind.

  • Sep 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Registered Nurse, BSN in Aurora, Colorado

    Its all stated when hired

  • Sep 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Great leave benefits for RNs. You accrue 8hrs of AL and 4hrs of SL every pay period. Excellent retirement benefits including TSP.

  • Sep 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cleveland, Ohio

    The health care benefits are fantastic. I have a basic plan as a single person that cost less than $140/month and cover almost everything — Rxs are inexpensive, co-pays are inexpensive ($20, including mental health).

  • Sep 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Honolulu, Hawaii

    Pros: Good benefits. Cons: No flexibility in schedule.

  • Sep 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Dallas, Texas

    Great health and retirement benefits

  • Sep 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Charlotte, North Carolina

    The benefits were phenomenal.

  • Sep 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in East Orange, New Jersey

    As a full time GS employee you will be offered benefit packages which were affordable.

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