Microsoft Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Microsoft Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1689 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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Employee Comments

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

    Generous but they work you so hard, you can barely afford to take the time off from work or you'll get too far behind!

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

    3 weeks for full timers that start out. Could be more.

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

    you need to deposit the days before you can actually use it

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

    there is a lot of time to spend off. Not more than some other places but more than some. I really liked it

  • Jun 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Plenty of work/ life balance here

  • Jun 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    3 weeks starting vacation, no matter what your seniority / career stage.

  • Jun 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Manager in Bellevue, Washington State

    Comparable paid time off. Good maternity/Paternity Leave

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

    Generous vacation and paid holidays.

  • Jun 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Principal Program Manager in Mountain View, California

    Very generous, especially if you stay with company for a long time.

  • Jun 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Tech Support in Richmond, Virginia

    Great package for time off and paid time off


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