Microsoft Benefits

4.3 out of 5 (397 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Health Insurance

    "fairly high deductibles, ok coverage" (137 comments)

  • 401K Plan

    "Good employer match generally equal or better than other local companies." (60 comments)

  • Employee Discount

    "Pro: Great benefit for helping family members. It is great they support providing software to non-profits.
    Con: Sometimes you could find better…

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Jan 25, 2015
    Former Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Mountain View, California

    Takes care of interns very well. Housing stipend, relocation stipend, free caltrain.

  • Jan 25, 2015
    Former Program Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    One of the best overall benefits package for the broader demographic profile, especially for those with family, dependents and established career professionals

  • Jan 22, 2015
    Current Software Engineering in Redmond, Washington State

    The health insurance they cover is one of the best, allowing you to never worry about medical bills.

  • Jan 22, 2015
    Current Employee in Mountain View, California

    The money is pretty good. I like having currency to spend.

  • Jan 22, 2015
    Former Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Changed in recent years to a slightly confusing health saving account

  • Jan 22, 2015
    Former Senior Program Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    Pro: Health plan covers most situations to reduce the need to submit claims with a low co-pay.
    Con: The previous health plan covered the costs associated with chronic conditions that required regular doctor visits and medication.

  • Jan 22, 2015
    Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Medical benefit was the best.

  • Jan 21, 2015
    Former Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Excellent benefits package, one of the best compared to even large tech companies.

  • Jan 19, 2015
    Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    It is very frustrating to deal with the Health Savings Account (HSA), High-Deductible insurance plans Microsoft moved to in the past couple of years. There are good economic reasons, but it is VERY time-consuming for employees to manage after formerly having the "all-you-can-eat" model of 100% healthcare coverage. Compared to other employers, the benefits are still some of the best around.

  • Jan 19, 2015
    Former Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    Flexibility, 401k matching, good number of sick days, good dental insurance, employee discounts

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