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Microsoft Work Life Balance

The Work Life Balance at Microsoft is rated a C+ by 1896 employees putting it in the Top 50% of similar size companies on Comparably. 73% of Microsoft employees are satisfied with their work life balance while 39% feel they are burnt out. A well proportioned work life balance is necessary to keep employees happy and productive.

About 54% of the employees at Microsoft work eight hours or less, while 7% of them have a very long day - longer than twelve hours. The Majority of Microsoft employees are satisfied with their work life balance and do not feel burnt out.

In general, employees who have been at the company Less than 1 Year and Asian or Pacific Islander employees believe they have good work life balance while Non-Binary employees and employees in the Executive department think there is room for improvement.

Work Life Balance
Top 50%Top 50% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
C+

Microsoft is in the Top 50% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably

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

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

Culture Score
Top 10%Top 10% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
A

Microsoft is in the Top 10% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably

How Employees Rate Microsoft's Work Life Balance

Are you satisfied with your work/life balance?
7 or less
13%
8
41%
10
30%
12
9%
More than 12
7%
On average, how many hours do you work a day?
>1 hour
17%
1 hour
27%
45 minutes
17%
30 minutes
16%
I eat at my desk
23%
How long do you take for lunch breaks?
Do you feel burnt out at work?
Excellent
23%
Good
39%
Neutral
17%
Not Great
4%
Terrible
17%
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Who Ranks the Work Life Balance highest at Microsoft?

Tenure - Less than 1 Year 74/100
Ethnicity - Asian or Pacific Islander 72/100
Tenure - 1 to 2 Years 71/100

Who Ranks the Work Life Balance lowest at Microsoft?

Gender - Non-Binary 53/100
Department - Executive 54/100
Department - Legal 55/100

Microsoft Work Life Balance by Department

Work Life BalanceHappinessCulture Score
EngineeringBA-B+
DesignB-A+A
ProductC+A-A-
MarketingCA+A
OperationsCB-B-
SalesCA+A+

Microsoft Work Life Balance by Experience

Work Life BalanceHappinessCulture Score
Entry LevelCA+A
1 to 3 YearsBA+A
3 to 6 YearsC+A+A+
6 to 10 YearsB-AA-
Over 10 YearsCA-B

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