25 Best Employers for Vacation, Paid Time Off

What's Hot

5 Reasons to Shop for a Home in DecemberFamily

Shoppers Boycott Businesses Selling Trump-Branded ProductsBusiness

15 Things You Should Always Buy at a Dollar StoreMore

Giving Thanks: Why Foreigners Find America AmazingAround The House

New Email Phishing Scam Targets Amazon ShoppersMore

50 Best Gifts Under $25 for Everyone on Your ListFamily

Why Washing Your Turkey Can Make You IllFamily

Pay $2 and Get Unlimited Wendy’s Frosty Treats in 2017Family

The 7 Worst Things to Buy at a Dollar StoreMore

What the Richest 1 Percent Earns in Every StateFamily

10 Ways to Retire Earlier Than Friends on the Same SalaryGrow

The 10 Best Ways to Blow Your MoneyCredit & Debt

The 50 Hottest Toys of the Past 50 YearsFamily

30 Awesome Things to Do in RetirementCollege

The highest-rated employer for vacation and paid time off is based in California. Find out how it -- and others -- ranks.

Glassdoor recently rated and ranked the top 25 employers based on their vacation and paid-time-off policies. While these companies may not offer to actually pay for your vacation, they can give you a better work-life balance.

The results are based on benefits reviews that U.S.-based employees have shared on Glassdoor.

To be considered for this report, companies must have earned an overall rating of at least 3.5. Glassdoor ratings are on a five-point scale, with 1 being “very dissatisfied” and 5 being “very satisfied.”

The highest-rated employer for vacation and paid time off, California-based biotechnology company Amgen, earned a rating of 4.7 out of 5 for that perk.

Amgen employees have described their benefits as “too good to be true.” They receive three weeks of paid vacation to start and also get another two weeks off when the company shuts down around the Independence Day and Christmas holidays.

All of the top companies for vacation and paid time off, along with their ratings for that perk, are:

  1. Amgen: 4.7
  2. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: 4.6
  3. Ikea: 4.5
  4. Google: 4.5
  5. Monsanto Co.: 4.5
  6. Salesforce: 4.4
  7. General Motors: 4.4
  8. Costco Wholesale: 4.3
  9. Capital One: 4.3
  10. Accenture: 4.3
  11. Ericsson Worldwide: 4.3
  12. American Express: 4.3
  13. Kaiser Permanente: 4.3
  14. JPMorgan Chase & Co.: 4.3
  15. KPMG: 4.3
  16. Nokia: 4.3
  17. FedEx: 4.3
  18. Intel: 4.3
  19. T-Mobile: 4.2
  20. Microsoft: 4.2
  21. Deloitte: 4.2
  22. Liberty Mutual: 4.2
  23. Progressive: 4.2
  24. Humana: 4.2
  25. Eastman Chemical: 4.2

If your employer doesn’t cover your vacation travel expenses, you might want to check out “13 Ways to Have Your Dream Vacation for Half the Price.”

What do you consider the ultimate paid-time-off policy? Share your thoughts below or on our Facebook page.

Stacy Johnson

It's not the usual blah, blah, blah

I know... every site you visit wants you to subscribe to their newsletter. But our news and advice is actually worth reading! For 25 years, I've been making people richer without making their eyes glaze over. You'll be glad you did. I guarantee it!


Read Next: These 14 Jobs Have the Best Work-Life Balance

Check Out Our Hottest Deals!

We're always adding new deals and coupons that'll save you big bucks. See the deals to the right and hundreds more in our Deals section.

Click here to explore 1,763 more deals!