How much PTO Time?

meadITmeadIT Member Posts: 581 ■■■■□□□□□□
How much PTO (paid time off - vacation/sick/personal) do you get per year? I've received a job offer and it's a little lower than what I'm used to, but it may just be that I'm spoiled. Right now, I receive 24 days per year (after 5 years of service) at a medium sized distribution business with around 350 employees at this site. How much to you get and is it a small, medium, or large business?
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  • dynamikdynamik Banned Posts: 12,314 ■■■■■■■■□□
    15 days with another 3-5 for sick days. Personally, I'd take lower pay for more time off (within reason).
  • LarryDaManLarryDaMan Member Posts: 797
    I get 18 days per year. I was spoiled back in my Army days with 30 days a year. Just to make up the difference, I try to spend at least 12 days per year at work studying and web surfing! :)
  • shednikshednik Member Posts: 2,005
    I get 13 days of PTO and sick days as many as needed I think I used a half of a day last year. I also have a lot of flexibility in when and where I'm working, anytime I need to work from home I can. Its very nice when you have a family to be able to work from wherever. I worked for a very large company so that's why I get that much flexibility. Smaller companies aren't usually like that in my experience.
  • furgoonfurgoon Member Posts: 20 ■□□□□□□□□□
    15 Sick Days Per Year that carry over if not used.
    15 Vacation Days
    3 Personal Days
    13 Holidays

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  • Megadeth4168Megadeth4168 Member Posts: 2,157
    10 Sick Days Per Year
    15 Vacation Days
    5 Personal Days
    Holidays (Not going to bother counting or looking at my contract right now)
    I can also gain CTO in favor of overtime pay.

    Any unused sick or vacation time carries over to the next year... Up to a certain amount. I currently have close to 450 hours of sick in my bank. I think I'm close to getting Sick buy back... Once you hit your max bank, the time after that gets bought back at the end of the fiscal year at half your pay... It's free money essentially.

    In another couple years my vacation time will increase to 20 days. There is something to be said for government jobs.
  • networker050184networker050184 Mod Posts: 11,962 Mod
    LarryDaMan wrote: »
    I get 18 days per year. I was spoiled back in my Army days with 30 days a year. Just to make up the difference, I try to spend at least 12 days per year at work studying and web surfing! :)


    I was spoiled from my Army days too. Nothing will compare to all the time off you get in the military. All though sick days are frowned upon, nothing they can do if you have the Doc's orders!
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  • JordusJordus Banned Posts: 336
    12 sick
    20 vacation
    2 personal
    and every major holiday off + the day before or after (sometimes both and other days)

    My days off are great but im now way underpaid for what i do. For now.
  • Tyrant1919Tyrant1919 Senior Member Member Posts: 519 ■■■□□□□□□□
    21 vacation
    15 sick I think
    and the normal holidays.

    Underpaid.
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  • Alif_Sadida_EkinAlif_Sadida_Ekin Member Posts: 341 ■■■■□□□□□□
    Man, and I thought I had a lot of PTO...

    I work for a bank, so no nights or weekends
    15 vacation days
    5 sick days
    10 holidays
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  • HeroPsychoHeroPsycho Inactive Imported Users Posts: 1,940
    15 days of vacation
    3 personal/sick days
    Good luck to all!
  • mikezmikez Member Posts: 26 ■□□□□□□□□□
    10 vacation per year
    16 sick per year
    3 personal per year
    13 holidays per year
    sometimes they throw in 1 or 2 free days per year
  • miller811miller811 Member Posts: 897
    mikez wrote: »
    10 vacation per year
    16 sick per year
    3 personal per year
    13 holidays per year
    sometimes they throw in 1 or 2 free days per year


    It makes me laugh to see to 16 sick days per year....
    I have worked for the same company for 24 years, doing field service work and do not think I have taken 16 sick days in the 24 years
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  • NinjaBoyNinjaBoy Member Posts: 968
    meadIT wrote: »
    How much PTO (paid time off - vacation/sick/personal) do you get per year? I've received a job offer and it's a little lower than what I'm used to, but it may just be that I'm spoiled. Right now, I receive 24 days per year (after 5 years of service) at a medium sized distribution business with around 350 employees at this site. How much to you get and is it a small, medium, or large business?

    I currently get 25 days holiday + 8 bank hols. In my previous job I had 28 days, raising to 33 days after 5 years (in the UK the minimum amount of hols is 20 days for a full time person - then pro-rata if P/T).

    Sick days is different in the UK, anything above 8 days is flagged up. Every company is different.

    As for personal days, at our company, we can have up to 2 weeks unpaid for special leave (eg deaths). There's paternity, we currently get 1 week full pay & 1 week statutory paternity pay (currently £80). For maternity up to 6 months (then the following 3 months is half pay).

    We have 1350 users & just under 600 machines.

    Pay's not great though icon_sad.gif

    -Ken
  • Daniel333Daniel333 Member Posts: 2,077 ■■■■■■□□□□
    9 total, that is sum of vacation days and sick days.

    I earn 1 per month, except for my first three months when I started. Next year it will be 12 total
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  • ScottFernScottFern Member Posts: 75 ■■□□□□□□□□
    20 PTO days
    10 Paid Holidays

    1 year with company. I know one of our senior developers negotiated extra PTOs days in lieu of salary.
  • johnnyg5646johnnyg5646 Member Posts: 173
    I work for the government so I'm a little spoiled. But I get 22 vacation days, 15 sick, 3 personal and 12 holidays.
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  • mikezmikez Member Posts: 26 ■□□□□□□□□□
    miller811- yes state government jobs give you a crazy amount of sick days (not sure why) but if you take all of them they frown upon it. At the end of your service you can cash them in and get x amount of dollars per day. you can carry up to 100 or so sick days over year to year.

    i have to carefully plan my sick days so that it looks like im actually sick. 1 here, 1 there, gotta watch mondays and fridays-they catch on to those. A tuesday wednesdy or thursday every couple months here and there stays under the radar.
    i've only taken 1 (and i was legitimately sick!) so far but plan to take 3 to 4 per year. :)
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