Google Maternity & Paternity Leave

4.64 out of 5 (11 comments)

This article is about Google Maternity & Paternity Leave in US

Google offers paid maternity leave ranging from 18 to 22 weeks. Fathers and adoptive parents receive 7 weeks of paid leave. Employees also receive a cash gift for a child's birth.

This information about the Maternity & Paternity Leave benefit at Google is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of Google. The description here may not reflect the current Google Maternity & Paternity Leave benefit.

33 of 35 employees (94.29%) reported this benefit.
Last Edited 07/21/14

Employee Comments

  • Oct 9, 2014
    Current Employee in Mountain View, California

    Paternity leave sounds amazing.

  • Oct 6, 2014
    Former Product Marketing Manager in Mountain View, California

    I took Paternity leave 3 times while at Google..every time it was seamless and very generous!!

  • Oct 1, 2014
    Current Business Development in Mountain View, California

    6 month maternity postpartum would be ideal

  • Oct 1, 2014
    Current Staff Software Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Twelve weeks off at 100% pay for both maternity AND paternity leave, even adoption.

  • Sep 27, 2014
    Former Intern in Mountain View, California

    I heard one of my managers she said that they were really supportive and they had schools and you could take your childrens to the office as well...Im not sure anyways

  • Sep 26, 2014
    Former Employee in Mountain View, California

    dads get 7 paid week of paternity leave, that is unreal!

  • Sep 23, 2014
    Current Employee in Mountain View, California

    need insurance company to pay that. Claim is hard.

  • Sep 22, 2014
    Former Financial Analyst in Mountain View, California

    very generous, don't remember exact details

  • Aug 26, 2014
    Current Software Engineer III in Los Angeles, California

    3 months family leave time for dad.

  • Aug 14, 2014
    Current Software Engineer in Kirkland, Washington State

    12 weeks paternity, 22 weeks maternity. Highly encouraged to take it all!

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