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|Rank||Job Title||Avg. Salary||Hourly Rate|
|2||Senior Project Manager||$161,271||$78|
|10||Software Development Engineer||$133,137||$64|
|11||Computer Systems Analyst||$127,074||$61|
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Microsoft. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
Microsoft has 182,268 employees.
34% of Microsoft employees are women, while 66% are men.
The most common ethnicity at Microsoft is White (56%), followed by Asian (18%) and Hispanic or Latino (14%).
Microsoft employees are most likely to be members of the democratic party.
On average, employees at Microsoft stay with the company for 5.2 years.
The average employee at Microsoft makes $139,993 per year.
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Microsoft employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a Microsoft employee was by Bradford Smith. Bradford Smith donated $472,232 to the Democratic Party.
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Employee Political Donations
|Bradford Smith||Executive Vice President||Democratic Party||$472,232|
|John Frank||Attorney||Democratic Party||$261,440|
|John Sell||Requirements Engineer||Democratic Party||$198,300|
|George Spix||Requirements Engineer||Republican Party||$182,750|
|Mary Snapp||Corporate Vice President||Democratic Party||$180,710|
|Suzan Levine||Communications Director||Democratic Party||$155,100|
|James Scott||Chief Technology Officer||Democratic Party||$127,000|
|Brian Smith||Requirements Engineer||Democratic Party||$125,750|
|Jerry Dunietz||Software Engineer||Democratic Party||$99,600|
|Steven Ballmer||Board Of Directors, Treasurer||Democratic Party||$86,800|
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No, Microsoft does not drug test. Microsoft is similar to other large tech companies in that it does not care what you do on your own time as long as you can successfully perform your job and work well with your colleagues.
Yes, Microsoft does hire felons. It is one of the employers that signed the Fair Chance Business Pledge, meaning that it gives each candidate a fair chance based on their qualifications rather than their past. However, felonies related to cybercrimes, or physical or sexual assault, will likely disqualify a candidate from employment.
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There are no formal age requirements to work at Microsoft, but most entry-level positions require a college degree, and some require years of relevant work experience. The median age of Microsoft employees is 33 years old.
Microsoft is known for offering its employees impressive and comprehensive benefits packages and employee perks, including healthcare financial planning, and opportunities for personal and professional development.
The dress code at Microsoft ranges from casual to business casual, depending on the role. Most technical employees and engineers dress very casually. Those in leadership or client-facing positions tend to dress more business casual.
The hiring process at Microsoft isn't as structured as other tech firms like Amazon - but it's evolving, and in the past couple of years, it has been updated to include phone screenings and on-site interviews.
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