US Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

US Department of Veterans Affairs Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 29, 2014

488 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

13 to 26 days of paid annual (vacation/personal) leave, depending on profession. Annual leave begins to accrue immediately and can be used as it is earned.

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Employee Comments

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  • Mar 22, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former MSA in El Paso, Texas

    Generous on annual leave, and able to carry to next yr.

  • Mar 20, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Prince George, Virginia

    5 weeks for nurses but it goes by seniority

  • Mar 18, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Health Aid in Orlando, Florida

    On par with any other workplace

  • Mar 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current rn in Indianapolis, Indiana

    23 paid days off plus 10 federal holidays

  • Jan 24, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Ratings Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah

    After 15 years with the federal system, you are able to acquire 6 weeks of vacation plus 4 weeks of sick leave/dependent care/bereavement leave (all together).

  • Dec 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Nurse Practitioner in Wilmington, North Carolina

    I get 8 hours vacation leave every 2 weeks and 4 hours slick leave every 2 weeks

  • Dec 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Indirect Patient Care in San Antonio, Texas

    If you are prior military or federal service you can accrue more leave per pay period.

  • Dec 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Akron, Ohio

    You often do not get a chance to take time off because of overwork and required duties.

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

    Ample leave.. easy to build up.. builds faster the longer you've been working with the federal government.

  • Nov 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Nurse Navigator in Louisville, Kentucky

    Nursing gets 8 hours per pay period. Bi weekly. Sick hours are at 4 per week.

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