US Department of Veterans Affairs Reviews

Updated Jan 19, 2022

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3.7
68%
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69%
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US Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough
Denis McDonough
318 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits including sick leave(in 585 reviews)

  • "Good benefits for their employees(in 411 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Service only provided to veterans(in 347 reviews)

  • "There's some red tape to navigate(in 203 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great for retirement

      Jan 19, 2022 - Physician Assistant, PA-C in North Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great benefits with outstanding PTO

      Cons

      Subject to limited pay increases as dictated by the federal government.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Old School

      Jan 19, 2022 - Financial Accounts Technician in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      fast promotion for those who can follow the system

      Cons

      antiquated systems run by antiquated leadership

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Under staffed

      Jan 17, 2022 - Medical Support Assistant in Harlingen, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits and job security

      Cons

      Was doing the two jobs for the pay of one

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      RN geriatrics

      Jan 16, 2022 - Registered Nurse - Operating Room in Milwaukee, WI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits. Tons of vacation time. Shared government. Union

      Cons

      Slightly below average pay Government quirks May be out of pay if government shuts down Management is hit and miss. Lots of calls ins every day, sick leave too easy to abuse.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      great learning

      Jan 15, 2022 - Data Analyst in Ann Arbor, MI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      benefit are really good and environment too

      Cons

      bureaucracy slows progress of research

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Pathology & Lab

      Jan 16, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - interact with veterans - great benefits

      Cons

      - grumpy employees - lack of communication with upper management

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      Jan 14, 2022 - Registered Nurse in Murfreesboro, TN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great money, benefits, and retirement plans are great!!

      Cons

      Getting off can be a challenge, but can be worked out as long as you have proper paperwork as applicable.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Easy job

      Jan 13, 2022 - Licensed Vocational Nurse in Loma Linda, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Get to work with Veterans, and it's a federal job. The golden egg of jobs.

      Cons

      The pay is not competitive with the public sector for LVNs in California.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jan 12, 2022 - Security Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay, and benefits, as well as overtime if wanted.

      Cons

      The hours, the job specs.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Solid

      Jan 12, 2022 - Administrative Officer in Iowa City, IA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Love everything about working here

      Cons

      No cons other than no on-site parking, unless car pool.

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