Google Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Google Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 21, 2014

466 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Google's vacation policy varies: 15 days of paid time off for first year engineers, 20 days after completion of your third year, and 25 days after five years. Employees may take one 3 month long upaid leave of absence.

This information about the Vacation & Paid Time Off 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 Vacation & Paid Time Off benefit.


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Employee Comments

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  • Sep 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Mountain View, California

    NOTHING as a TVC. In fact, the company you contract with allows you to accrue 72 hours of sick leave a year, yet you're not allowed to take [or be paid for] beyond 24 hours.

  • Sep 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Account Manager in Mountain View, California

    Fairly standard vacation time. Generous on which holidays you get off.

  • Sep 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Francisco, California

    they do provide the vacation holidays and paid holidays to some experienced workers

  • Jul 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Manager in Mountain View, California

    5 year employees get 5 weeks!

  • Jun 21, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Mountain View, California

    3 weeks per year for 3 years. 5 weeks per year after 5 years. They should give everyone 5 weeks sooner.

  • Apr 27, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Software Engineer Tools and Instructure in Mountain View, California

    The average amount of vacation & paid time off is given, but the companies bonus program makes the financial impacts too significant for many to take a vacation. Taking a week of vacation could easily reduce your annual bonus by at least $5K.

  • Jan 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington State

    Fully self-service. Convenient. Just warn your manager you'll be gone.

  • Nov 23, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Mountain View, California

    A lot of vacation days after you work for 5 years.

  • Oct 16, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Mountain View, California

    there are many activities for each team every year.

  • Sep 08, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    nice Vacation & Paid Time Off


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