NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jan 24, 2018

36 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

We offer the option of working the 9/80 schedule, which is essentially a two-work week schedule of eight 9-hour days, one 8-hour day, and one day off. The one day off is every other Friday.

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Employee Comments

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  • Mar 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Export Technical representative in Pasadena, California

    The vacation time &Paid Time Off is longer than regular company. The worst part is the accrual time amount is limited

  • Mar 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in La Canada Flintridge, California

    As long as you give enough notification and don't plan vacation during major events (like a Mars Rover landing), vacation is acceptable.

  • Jan 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineer IV in Pasadena, California

    3-week (15 days) vacation and 1 sick day per month. ~11 days holidays. Overall about the same in the industry.

  • Jan 07, 2016

    Vacation accrual rate is 5-7 hours (depending on years of service) per pay period with cap of 320 hours. Sick accrual rate is 4 hours per pay period with a cap of 960 hours.

  • Nov 23, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Pasadena, California

    Normal vacations, neutral rating. RDO fridays are good. Some people work overtime aon their free time.

  • Nov 01, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Principal Scientist in La Canada Flintridge, California

    very good vacation, of course its not europe, but that does not exist in the US

  • Aug 27, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Business Operations & Finance (APX) Academic Part-Time in Pasadena, California

    They have good time off that's paid, and vacation accruals.

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