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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. CLICK HERE to learn more. 

Health Benefits
An outstanding number of health insurance plans from which to choose are available to VA employees. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Competitive Salaries
VA is proud to offer salaries that are competitive with the private sector. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Work-Life Balance
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. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Education Support
We understand that continuous learning is essential to medical professionals and encourage VA employees to pursue higher education by offering comprehensive education support programs. CLICK HERE to learn more.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Sep 22, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Durham, North Carolina

    Excellent health insurance. Can goose a family plan or self+1

  • Sep 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Las Vegas, Nevada

    401K and health benefits is acceptable

  • Sep 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Staff Physician in Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Dependable pension plan - don't have to worry about company going broke. Good leave program. Excellent leave program for military reservists.

  • Sep 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Research Health Science Specialist in Seattle, Washington State

    The benefits are terrific. There are multiple choices for medical insurance, so you can tailor your insurance to what you want and need.

  • Sep 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Advanced Medical Support in Montrose, New York State

    The benefits package is very good. Health insurance possibilities was amazing as you could choose from many many different plans according to your marital status and financial situation.

  • Sep 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Charleston, South Carolina

    Great benefits! You have a great choice of various benefit packages to serve you

  • Sep 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in West Haven, Connecticut

    Better than what most people get in the private sector. Leave is fairly easy to accrue if it is not abused.

  • Sep 01, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Recreation Therapist in Reno, Nevada

    Working for the federal government gives you the opportunity to select the best medical insurance available.

  • Aug 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Poughkeepsie, New York State

    Wide choice of affordable medicAl, vision and dental coverage. Matching for Thrift Savings Plan. Paid vacation and sick leave.

  • Aug 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in Martinsburg, West Virginia

    I have not had any issue, with the benefits, I like knowing that I can have insurance for the rest of my life, I get 4 hours every two weeks.

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