Microsoft Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Microsoft Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1789 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Microsoft offers maternity leave and paid time off for new moms and dads.

Employer Verified
Available to US-based employees (Change location)

Employee Comments

Showing 1–10 of 217
  • Feb 12, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Development Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    3 months paternity leave is great

  • Feb 05, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Service Representative in Atlanta, Georgia

    I didn't use it but I understood it to be good.

  • Jan 29, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Bellevue, Washington State

    Several months for man and woman, can be broken up

  • Jan 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Electrical Engineer II in Mountain View, California

    3 months paid maternity / paternity leave. Can be split once (ie - 1 month off, return to work, 2 months off). Can be used to work part-time daily (with manager approval). Must be used within 1 year of birth/adoption.

  • Jan 06, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    3 months paid. That's pretty nice.

  • Dec 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Project Manager in Cary, North Carolina

    4 weeks paternity leave, very bad

  • Oct 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Las Vegas, Nevada

    both are available, seem to be for about a month

  • Oct 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Data Analyst in Redmond, Washington State

    it is okay and standard 5 months of maternity and parental leave together. but there are companies out there which are better than this

  • Oct 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Very gernerous leaves compare with other tech company.

  • Oct 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    3 months leave for father and 6 months leave for mother

Work at Microsoft? Share Your Experiences

  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
Click to Rate