Microsoft Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Microsoft Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1714 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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  • Sep 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Product Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    Best in class. Haven't had better since.

  • Sep 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Technology Solutions Professional in Tampa, Florida

    PTO (starts with 3 weeks) + Holidays + 2 floating holidays

  • Sep 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    Company with best benefits in the industry. Except for free food there is everything that you can wish for.

  • Sep 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Software Engineer in Dallas, Texas

    You want to go back to work

  • Sep 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Great amount of vacation, which management encourages people to use.

  • Sep 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Program Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    They are decent. 3 weeks per year until 6 years of employment. 4 weeks from 6 - 12 years of employment. 5 weeks after 12 years of employment.

  • Sep 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Principal Software Engineering Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    10+ paid holidays (all long weekends, including MLK, President's Day, Labor Day, 4th July, New Year, 2 days for Christmas, 2 days for Thanksgiving, etc), 2 flexible holidays, 10 sick days. Personal Time off is increasing with your employment, starting from 2 weeks, up to 5 weeks after 12 years with the company.

  • Aug 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    15 days + 2 floating days.

  • Aug 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Principal Program Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    3 weeks vacation. Can roll over but can't use it because of the work.

  • Aug 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    exceptional - very generous


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