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Microsoft Careers

Microsoft's Career scores are comprised of an A+ rating for Happiness, a B+ rating for Environment, and an A- rating for Retention. This places Microsoft in the Top 5% of similar sized companies for Happiness, Top 20% for Environment, and Top 15% for Retention. Learn more about how employees feel towards their careers at Microsoft.

Happiness
Top 5%Top 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
A+

Microsoft is in the Top 5% of Similar Sized Companies on Comparably

Environment
Top 20%Top 20% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
B+

Microsoft is in the Top 20% of Similar Sized Companies on Comparably

Retention
Top 15%Top 15% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
A-

Microsoft is in the Top 15% of Similar Sized Companies on Comparably

Careers at Microsoft

Learn more about careers at Microsoft by reviewing how real employees feel about their work experience at the company. Get an inside look into how happy the employees are and their thoughts on the overall work environment. Also, review Retention scores to understand Microsoft's focus and commitment to retaining top talent at their company.

3031 employees at Microsoft have provided detailed feedback about their Quality of Life at Microsoft. Microsoft's Happiness score ranks the highest at 82/100 (A+), while the Environment score ranks the lowest at 73/100 (B+).

Microsoft Quality of Life by Department

HappinessEnvironmentRetention
EngineeringA-BB
ProductABB
DesignA+BA-
MarketingA+A-A-
OperationsB-C+C+
AdminABB+
Business DevelopmentAB+B
FinanceA+A-A
CommunicationsA+AA+
Customer SupportA+AA+
HRA+A+A+
ITA+AA+
LegalA+C+A+
SalesA+A-A-
Customer SuccessA+A+A+

Happiness at Microsoft

Microsoft Happiness at a Glance

Based on 10016 ratings, Microsoft employees rate their happiness at the workplace an “A+”. The Happiness score describes how employees feel about the overall positivity in the workplace and incorporates their answers to questions like “What percent of your potential do you think you are using?” and “Is your work environment positive or negative?”.

In general, Hispanic or Latino employees and employees with 3 to 6 Years experience are considered to be the most happy at Microsoft, while Asian or Pacific Islander employees and employees with Over 10 Years experience are considered to be the least happy. Males are the most optimistic about their career at Microsoft.

The company is in the Top 30% of other companies in Seattle and Top 5% of other companies on Comparably.

Gender
Female
A
Male
A+
Ethnicity
Caucasian
A+
Hispanic or Latino
A+
Asian or Pacific Islander
A-
Other
B
Native American
A
Experience
Entry Level
A+
1 to 3 Years
A+
3 to 6 Years
A+
6 to 10 Years
A
Over 10 Years
A

Who ranks Microsoft Happiness the highest?

Department - Communications 93/100
Experience - 1 to 3 Years 82/100
Tenure - Less than 1 Year 77/100

Who ranks Microsoft Happiness the lowest?

Department - Operations 69/100
Tenure - 1 to 2 Years 70/100
Experience - Over 10 Years 76/100

Environment at Microsoft

Microsoft Environment at a Glance

2073 Microsoft employees believe their work environment deserves a “B+”. The Environment score describes how employees feel about their relationship with coworkers and overall work productivity at the Company.

In general, Hispanic or Latino employees and employees with 1 to 3 Years experience think the most highly about their work environment, while Native American employees and Entry Level employees think there is room for improvement.

The Environment score has remained steady over the past month. The 6763 ratings are derived from employee answers to questions like “What's the work pace at your company?” and “Does someone you work with closely, make you want to quit your job?”.

Gender
Female
A-
Male
B
Ethnicity
Caucasian
B
Hispanic or Latino
A
Asian or Pacific Islander
B
Other
C+
Native American
C+
Experience
Entry Level
C+
1 to 3 Years
A-
3 to 6 Years
A-
6 to 10 Years
B
Over 10 Years
B-

Who ranks Microsoft Environment the highest?

Department - Customer Success 85/100
Ethnicity - Hispanic or Latino 76/100
Experience - 1 to 3 Years 75/100

Who ranks Microsoft Environment the lowest?

Ethnicity - Native American 68/100
Experience - Entry Level 69/100
Tenure - Over 10 Years 70/100

Retention at Microsoft

Microsoft Retention at a Glance

Microsoft's Retention score is rated an “A-” by 3031 employees. The category helps understand Microsoft's focus and commitment to retaining employees in their organization.

Over the past month, Microsoft's Retention score has remained steady at 76/100. In general, Hispanic or Latino employees and Entry Level employees think the most highly about Microsoft's efforts around retaining employees, while Asian or Pacific Islander employees and employees with Over 10 Years experience think there is room for improvement.

Microsoft's Retention score is in the Top 15% of similar sized companies (10,000+ Employees) on Comparably. The Company ranks in the Top 35% compared to nearby companies in Seattle.

Gender
Female
A-
Male
B+
Ethnicity
Caucasian
A-
Hispanic or Latino
A+
Asian or Pacific Islander
B
Other
B-
Native American
A-
Experience
Entry Level
A
1 to 3 Years
A
3 to 6 Years
A
6 to 10 Years
B+
Over 10 Years
B

Who ranks Microsoft Retention the highest?

Department - Communications 91/100
Ethnicity - Hispanic or Latino 81/100
Experience - 1 to 3 Years 78/100

Who ranks Microsoft Retention the lowest?

Tenure - Over 10 Years 65/100
Ethnicity - Other 68/100
Department - Operations 68/100
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