US Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Jan 5, 2021

To filter reviews, or .
3.7
70%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
Approve of CEO
US Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough
Denis McDonough
75 Ratings
Pros
  • "Hourly wage is much higher than anywhere else with great benefits if working full time(in 438 reviews)

  • "Good benefits for all employees(in 322 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Less pay than the private sector(in 92 reviews)

  • "Upper management needs to be more transparent(in 87 reviews)

  • More Pros and Cons
    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.

    Ratings by Demographics

    This rating reflects the overall rating of US Department of Veterans Affairs and is not affected by filters.

    Want more demographic options?

    Reviews about "great benefits"

    Return to all Reviews
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great place to work.

      Sep 16, 2020 - Mental Health Technician in Columbia, SC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Helping veterans.! Great benefits and holiday pay!

      Cons

      Pay could be better., but better than most places.

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Safety Manager for Department of Veterans Affairs

      Jan 3, 2021 - Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Miami, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      great location, great benefits, opportunity to give back and serve those who have served this great country.

      Cons

      political as you continue to climb up the ladder starting at GS12. If you manage folks, there are many that do not share the same work ethics that you do.

      Continue reading
      Be the first to find this review helpful
    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      100% Total and Permanently Disabled

      Jul 1, 2020 - Disabled Veteran in Georgetown, SC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      No JOB, Great benefits, no hassle direct deposit, work from home

      Cons

      Lacks health benefits, pay is sometimes off by a couple of dollars, needs better staff, doesn’t treat veterans like people, you’re treated as if your a number in the system, no compassionate people

      Continue reading
      Be the first to find this review helpful
    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Rewarding work

      Dec 22, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      rewarding work working with Vets, decent pay, great benefits, great vacation, good new grad nurse program

      Cons

      pay is higher in private sector, staffing shortages, covid policies change constantly

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Va

      Jan 5, 2021 - Podiatrist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great facility. Great benefits. Great salary

      Cons

      Far from where i live

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Dec 29, 2020 - Systems Support Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits, friendly coworkers. Good work environment

      Cons

      Micro management, too many supervisors

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      VA

      Dec 21, 2020 - Registered Nurse, BSN in Martinsburg, WV
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      -great benefits -good pay scale -veteran’s are wonderful to care for -opportunities for advancement

      Cons

      -bureaucratic -EHR/EMR difficult to navigate -difficult to change ideas at times

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Pay, Benefits, Don't have to sell

      Dec 9, 2020 - Audiologist in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits. Do not have to sell.

      Cons

      Comp and Pen Exams taking up more time than your patients.

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to start

      Nov 20, 2020 - Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Supportive manager, great pay, great benefits, lots of opportunities to learn new skills

      Cons

      Not a lot of opportunities to advance. Basically have to wait for someone to leave/retire or move to a related field

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Va employee

      Dec 6, 2020 - Dental Assistant in Lincoln, NE
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits, patients are wonderful!

      Cons

      Lots of red tape, very busy

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    Viewing 1 - 10 of 438 Reviews

    Popular Careers with US Department of Veterans Affairs Job Seekers

    Registered Nurse
    Learn About the Job
    JobsSalariesInterviews
    Veterans Service Representative
    Learn About the Job
    Veteran Service Representative
    Learn About the Job
    Advanced Medical Support Assistant
    Learn About the Job

    Work at US Department of Veterans Affairs? Share Your Experiences

    or