251 employees reported this benefit
UW employees receive paid vacation and holiday days off.
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depends on what your staff classification is - Classified Staff you earn less vacation and paid time off than Professional Staff.
Very generous vacation for faculty
Full-time employees are entitled to vacation, but academia positions often expect you not to use them.
Vacation and sick leave can be carried over. The longer you work, more vacation hours you earn (up to 5- 6 weeks)
Pretty generous PTO policy compared to private sector.
Average depending on your team
The accrual system is clear and fair. Max is 4 weeks and there is a rollover allowed if it is not all used.
You start with three weeks and can progress all the way to five weeks of vacation in a short amount of time.
Generous amount of vacation time off and they even include a personal holiday for professional staff every year.
Your accrual rate caps out at around 11 hours per month