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What is the average salary for VA employees in the United States?

VA employees earn $58,500 annually on average, or $28 per hour, which is 12% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at VA is a Security Architect at $93,000 annually while the lowest paying job at VA is an Assistant at $30,000 annually.

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25 VA employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Select your job title and find out how much you could make at VA.

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$72K Anonymous Employee Average Salary at VA in the United States (4 salaries)

+$2K (2%) more than national average Anonymous Employee salary ($70K)
+$13K (19%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
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-$24K (51%) less than average VA salary ($59K)
"The pay was less than the industry standard. Had I been paid what the standard was, I maybe would have stuck around for the long run."
-$28K (62%) less than average VA salary ($59K)
"The pay at the VA is pretty low but is expected for a government agency."
+$35K (45%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
"It was a state job, so the salary was low but the benefits were very good."
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$79K Research Scientist Average Salary at VA in the United States (2 salaries)

+$14K (19%) more than national average Research Scientist salary ($65K)
+$20K (28%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
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+$22K (31%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
+$17K (25%) more than average VA salary ($59K)

$75K Database Administrator Average Salary at VA in the United States (2 salaries)

+$4K (5%) more than national average Database Administrator salary ($71K)
+$16K (23%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
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+$16K (23%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
+$15K (22%) more than average VA salary ($59K)

$70K IT Specialist Average Salary at VA in the United States (2 salaries)

+$18K (29%) more than national average IT Specialist salary ($52K)
+$11K (17%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
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+$11K (17%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
+$11K (17%) more than average VA salary ($59K)

$53K Registered Nurse Average Salary at VA in the United States (2 salaries)

-$7K (12%) less than national average Registered Nurse salary ($60K)
-$6K (10%) less than average VA salary ($59K)
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-$9K (16%) less than average VA salary ($59K)
-$4K (7%) less than average VA salary ($59K)

$31K Social Worker Average Salary at VA in the United States (2 salaries)

-$15K (38%) less than national average Social Worker salary ($46K)
-$28K (62%) less than average VA salary ($59K)
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-$18K (36%) less than average VA salary ($59K)
-$39K (98%) less than average VA salary ($59K)

$93K Security Architect Average Salary at VA in the United States (1 salaries)

-$28K (26%) less than national average Security Architect salary ($121K)
+$34K (44%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
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+$34K (44%) more than average VA salary ($59K)

$85K Nurse Manager Average Salary at VA in the United States (1 salaries)

+$7K (8%) more than national average Nurse Manager salary ($78K)
+$26K (36%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
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+$26K (36%) more than average VA salary ($59K)

$81K Java Developer Average Salary at VA in the United States (1 salaries)

+$10K (13%) more than national average Java Developer salary ($71K)
+$22K (31%) more than average VA salary ($59K)
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+$22K (31%) more than average VA salary ($59K)

What is the highest paying job at VA in the United States?

Research Scientist is the highest paying job at VA at $79,000 annually.

What is the lowest paying job at VA in the United States?

Social Worker is the lowest paying job at VA at $31,000 annually.

How much does a VA employee make on an average/hour in the United States?

VA employees earn $58,500 annually on average, or $28 per hour.

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