Microsoft Employee Benefit: 401K Plan | Glassdoor

Microsoft 401K Plan

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1674 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Microsoft offers a 401(k) savings Plan.


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Employee Comments

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  • Jul 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Account Executive in Irvine, California

    Very generous - I miss this!

  • Jul 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    Good match 50% up to 18k

  • Jul 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    pretty good. nothing else to say

  • Jun 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Company matches 50 percent up to a limit.

  • Jun 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Bellevue, Washington State

    50% match, decent range of investment options.

  • Jun 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Principal Engineering Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    Up to 9.5k match for 401k.

  • May 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Meet the maximum value the government allowance.

  • May 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStarEmployee

    As mentioned, flat 50% match which means you can get 9250 matched in 2018 if you max your 401k. Perhaps what is better is the unique ability to do post-tax, non-Roth contributions up to ~26k in 2018 - this is a "mega backdoor Roth" move, allowing up to 26k additional $$ into Roth accounts, either the Roth 401k sub-bucket or your own Roth IRA. Adding the match, your contributions, and the mega backdoor Roth move this is up to 54k in tax advantaged investing per year!

  • May 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    We get OVER $9k/year in match AND the investment fees are ridiculously low. I have one investment that is only 0.02% in investment management fees!

  • Mar 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Director in Redmond, Washington State

    One of the best healthy care insurances from the industry , great for indivuala and families alone . The best yea


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