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Microsoft Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1616 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Microsoft grants 15 paid vacation days plus two personal days per year.


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Available to US-based employees (Change location)

Employee Comments

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  • Feb 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Mountain View, California

    Overall, very competitive benefit package compared to most companies in the same category

  • Feb 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    good vacation accrual but hard to take time off, always have to pay for it when you get back

  • Feb 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Recruiter in Redmond, Washington State

    Very generous 3 weeks of vacation to start and paid holidays give you basically 6 weeks off to start

  • Feb 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Consultant in Seattle, Washington State

    The best thing is that I received 3 weeks of vacation right when I started.

  • Feb 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Microsoft benefits are probably among the top.

  • Feb 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineering Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    The best in industry esp the parental leave

  • Feb 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Occurs slowly and no it doesn't increase for 7 years!

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

    Great Vacation policy without sneering managers

  • Jan 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    Usually very flexible, allow self management of time off

  • Jan 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    3 weeks off per year is competitive with other tech companies.


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