US Department of Veterans Affairs Reviews

Updated 23 Jan 2021

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3.6
68%
Recommend to a Friend
63%
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US Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Veterans Affairs  Robert Wilkie
Robert Wilkie
375 Ratings
Pros
  • "Hourly wage is much higher than anywhere else with great benefits if working full time(in 436 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and advancement opportunity(in 310 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low wages comparable to the private sector(in 91 reviews)

  • "Upper management may not have any experience in a hospital or veterans(in 85 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
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  1. "Associate Consultant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Great organisational culture and support

    Cons

    Content of work not highly challenging.

  2. "Reliable job"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Teacher in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Do great things for those they serve

    Cons

    very underpaid, constantly changing for administration


  3. "Dissappointed"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I get to help veterans.

    Cons

    I wanted to help veterans but all I see is middle.managment screwing people over.

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    US Department of Veterans Affairs Response

    August 2, 2018JWT

    Thank you for sharing your review. We will share this anonymous feedback with our HR team, but we encourage you to speak with your direct supervisor one-on-one so that we can work to create a solution that better suits you and your employee experience.

  4. "Great job had my agenda doc had his"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Practice Nurse in Whyalla
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Left to do my work - care plan assessments Good outcomes with careplans and clients pleased as punch Clients became quite involved felt empowered

    Cons

    Getting on with one member of staff was a battle Not enough hours Staff would not book in clients for me x1

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  5. "US Department of Veterans Affairs"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Great Benifits and job security

    Cons

    The only con is Low Compensation

  6. "Great starting position"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advanced Medical Support Assistant 

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    The interaction with veterans and their families, the department aimed to promote from within the service

    Cons

    Turn over was pretty high

  7. "Serve our Veterans"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Worker/Case Manager in White City, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay, retirement benefits, health care options, sick time, vacation and holidays, supervision for clinical license and getting to serve our Veterans

    Cons

    Lack of experienced Leadership, bureaucracy

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  8. "Resident salary listed above."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Optometrist in Fayetteville, AR

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

    Pros

    Great residency experience and atmosphere.

    Cons

    There are no cons to this place.

  9. "The people make it great"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Data and Program Services Analyst in Martinsburg, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits packages and colleague relationships

    Cons

    Typical government job challenges like timeliness of actions based on funds and resources

  10. "It's cool"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Technology Specialist in Rialto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The benefits are cool if you stay there long enough

    Cons

    You need to go through so many people if you wanna get stuff really done

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