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Paid Time Off & Other Perks for
DE Audible Employees

Effective February 2024 for Audible Employees in DE.


Regular time away from work is essential for employees to recharge and renew. Employees are entitled to a holiday leave of 30 days per calendar year. If you join through the year, your entitlement will be calculated on a pro rata basis.

Leaves of Absence

  • Dependents Leave - Absence due to child's illness
  • Emergency Dependents Leave - Employees are entitled to dependents' leave if a dependent is involved in an emergency.
  • Parental Leave
  • Special Leave – 1 day leave for moving houses, getting married, etc
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Family Care Leave
  • Study Leave as per Berlin Education Time Act
  • Jury Service


Audible offers commuter benefits to employees based at our Berlin Hub. There are different options to choose from: public transportation or bike support.

Additional Perks

  • employee discount
  • Private pension scheme model with matching contribution
  • Surviving dependent and disability insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Language Classes
  • Volunteering opportunities inspired by our Activate Caring People Principle
  • Family Care - Provides support for childcare, special needs care, and eldercare referral services
  • Childcare Pilot – Help employees to find a childcare place in Berlin
  • Backup Child & Elder Care
  • Rethink Autism Support - supports anyone caring for a child with a learning, social, or behavioral challenge, or a developmental disability.
  • Food & Beverages - find a variety of hot and cold beverages as well as food options in our Berlin hub
  • Emotional well-being resources and services
  • Dogs at work
  • Discounts through Amazon Extras and Working Advantage, including discounts on:
    • Travel
    • Tickets
    • Restaurants
    • Entertainment
    • And more

Wellness Days (2024)

Take off two additional Fridays to focus on wellness.

Sick Time  

Employees that have been employed for a minimum of four weeks pre-illness will be eligible for paid sick leave. 

Public Holidays

Holiday name Date National or regional Location
New Year's Day Monday, January 1 National All
International Women's Day Friday, March 8 Regional Berlin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Easter Friday Friday, March 29 National   All
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 31 Regional All
Easter Monday Monday, April 1 National   All
Labor Day Wednesday, May 1 National All
Ascension Day Thursday, May 9 National All
Whit Sunday Sunday, May 19 Regional All
Whit Monday Monday, May 20 National All
Day of German Unity Thursday, October 3 National All
Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25 National All
2nd Day of Christmas Thursday, December 26 National All

These perks are provided at the sole discretion of Audible/Amazon and subject to change at any time without notice. For additional information on Audible's benefit offerings visit: 

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