Microsoft Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Microsoft Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1591 employees reported this benefit


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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  • Jan 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Francisco, California

    Standard offering. About 20 days of PTO. Some sick leave & floating holidays.

  • Jan 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Consultant in Arlington, Virginia

    Standard time off for the industry. Improves with seniority in company

  • Jan 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Program Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    On par with other tech companies in the area

  • Jan 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assistant Store Manager in Roseville, California

    You earn your vacation as you work and it carries over to the following year if unused.

  • Jan 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former program manager in Redmond, Washington State

    As you become senior(6 years+), vacation increase from 15 days to 20 days.

  • Jan 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Principal Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington State

    2 weeks sick leave. 3 - 6 weeks paid vacation depending on tenure. 2 paid personal holidays.

  • Dec 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Program Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    solid, as I recall we start at 2 weeks, 6 years goes to 3 weeks, and 12 years goes to 4 weeks a year. Plus the standard day's off.

  • Dec 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Data Scientist in Redmond, Washington State

    ten to twenty personal days off each year, plus 10 company holidays, plus 6 personal holidays, plus 15 sick days. Wow!!! How awesome is that!!!!

  • Dec 27, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, California

    15 days PTO for less than 5 yr worked

  • Dec 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior UX Designer in Redmond, Washington State

    Best: pretty good work & life balance. Worst: the company is a bit dated, too many people focusing on play the politics rather than focusing on build awesome products.

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