Microsoft Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Microsoft Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1747 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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  • Nov 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Paid vacation is pretty good, though sometimes due to work pressure might be hard to take it all. Varies from team to team.

  • Nov 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Researcher in Seattle, Washington State

    Vacations carry over to the next year if you do not use them. There is maternity and paternity leaves of reasonable lengths.

  • Nov 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    15-25 days of paid vacation based on seniority.

  • Nov 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Program Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    good benefit, difficult to use all due to work volume

  • Nov 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Great that we start out with three weeks but it takes a long time to get to four or five

  • Nov 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Great work life balance to vacation and take time off.

  • Nov 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current PM in Bellevue, Washington State

    paid vacation and extra 2 days of floating holiday

  • Oct 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Best vaccation gor long timers. Unlike unlimited vaccation, you are encouraged to use it every year

  • Oct 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    We start with 15 days per year, and it will increase to 21 in the seventh year, and 28 in the 13th

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

    Relatively fast accrual + full pay


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