US Department of Veterans Affairs Reviews

Updated 13 Aug 2020

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3.4
62%
Recommend to a Friend
53%
Approve of CEO
US Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Veterans Affairs  Robert Wilkie
Robert Wilkie
235 Ratings
Pros
  • "Hourly wage is much higher than anywhere else with great benefits if working full time(in 393 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and advancement opportunity(in 283 reviews)

Cons
  • "Less pay than the private sector(in 88 reviews)

  • "But if the sup won’t like the candidate it will be contested with fury by supervisors (threats toward upper management)(in 80 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs part-time

    Pros

    Good employer to work for

    Cons

    no cons, so nothing to say

  2. "Great place to serve"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recreation Therapy Assistant in Waco, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The hours are good and pretty flexible

    Cons

    It can be difficult to lose patients


  3. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Care for those who have served

    Cons

    My org within VA is Disorganized;

  4. "RN full time m-f days"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Safe patient load, many resources, great co-workers great time off.

    Cons

    Parking is terrible, many high seniority staff. Vacation based on seniority

  5. "Employment at Veteran Regional Office"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pay and ample amount of opportunities to move up within your career. Participate in assisting veterans with any benefit needs they may have. Plenty of opportunities to attend leadership programs

    Cons

    There aren’t any cons with this service

  6. "It’s a government job but this office is amazing!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Legal Administrative Specialist in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits, Career Advancement, Co-workers, this office takes veteran centric seriously

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, management at times, some of the callers can be challenging but that’s expected

  7. "2210"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Good team environment. Solid pay and benefits.

    Cons

    It is the government, so it can be bureaucratic at times.

  8. "Take time for learning how each team member operates"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Working for the Amarillo, Texas Veterans hospital was like working with family

    Cons

    Sometimes it can be like high school bases on how the weekend goes

  9. "Review"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Dependable job and good benefits from the Federal government

    Cons

    working hours can change based on the need

  10. "Can't beat the VA"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Great work-life balance Positive environment Veteran Focused

    Cons

    Upper management may not have any experience in a hospital or veterans

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