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

476 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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  • 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.

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

    5 weeks off a year

  • Oct 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Veteran Service Representative in Saint Paul, Minnesota

    You accrue sick leave and annual leave every pay period.

  • Oct 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Research Health Science Specialist in New York, New York State

    Average amount of time given in comparison to other jobs.

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

    Start earning time off on day one.. 4 hours of sick leave every two weeks and 4 hours of annual leave

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

    You get thirteen days of paid time off to start.

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