Family Nurse Practitioners earn the highest median pay at $96K per year, followed by Physician Assistants (around $89K), Registered Nurses (approximately $70K), and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (about $66K). Medical Support Assistants at The Veterans Administration (United States) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($35K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($114K annually) can be spotted in Cleveland, Ohio; Tampa, Fla. ($89K), Miami, Fla. ($63K), and San Diego, Calif. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. Atlanta, Ga. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $55K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to approximately $74K per year.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $61K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $68K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of The Veterans Administration (United States) folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $75K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $187K per year. On average, salaries rise to around $101K annually for accredited NCCPA Physician Assistant Certifications. The Veterans Administration (United States) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) — these employees rake in $101K per year.
Employees who count Family Practice among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $102K annually. Case Management is a popular skill in the The Veterans Administration (United States) workforce; nearly one in ten of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Psychiatric, Acute Care, and Medicine / Surgery.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (one in five employees) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; The Veterans Administration (United States) sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. For most workers, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. The Veterans Administration (United States) employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan.