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Paid Time Off & Other Perks for
U.S. Audible Employees

Effective August 2023 for Audible employees


Regular time away from work is essential for employees to recharge and renew. Vacation time is accrued on a semi-monthly basis; however the annual allotment is frontloaded (pro-rated) at the time of hire and then at the beginning of each calendar year thereafter.

Employee tenure Vacation hours per year (full-time employee
0-5 years 120 hours (15 days) 
5-10 years 160 hours (20 days) 
10+ years 200 hours (25 days) 

Paid Personal Time (PTO) and Floating Holidays

Employees outside of California receive three (3) personal days to be used for any purpose. Regular full-time employees accrue paid personal time off (PTO) each month at a rate equal to three days per year.

California-based employees receive three (3) floating holidays (and no personal days) that can be used only on one of the following dates:

  • Day after Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Employee’s birthday
  • Employee’s anniversary with the company
  • Any recognized religious holiday

Wellness Days (2024)

Take off two additional Fridays to focus on wellness.

Sick Time

Full-time employees receive at least five (5) paid sick days per year, with some variation based on local, city and state ordinances.

Paid Holidays

Audible employees receive the following paid holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Leaves of Absence

In general, leaves of absence are available to eligible employees for time off due to a qualifying medical condition, or that of a qualified family member. Including:

  • Bereavement
  • Jury/witness duty
  • Medical
  • Personal
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave
    • Pre-partum Leave
    • Post-partum Leave
    • Parental Leave
    • Optional Leave-share
    • Ramp Back program


Audible provides parking or a transit subsidy toward your incurred expenses. Guidelines vary based on work location.

Newark Now!

At Audible, we know living close to work is a contributing factor toward quality of life and helps support our Newark economy. Our Live Local incentive provides a $500/month subsidy toward living expenses for all employees who live in Newark, New Jersey.

Additional Perks

  • employee discount
  • Time off for volunteering
  • Daily catered lunch in Newark
  • Work from anywhere
    • Temporarily work from anywhere for a maximum of 20 total business days in a rolling 12-month period. Work may be conducted domestically, internationally, or a combination of the two, subject to the country limitations and exclusions.
  • Wellness reimbursement up to $300 in a calendar year (full-time employees only)
  • WeightWatchers discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $7,500 in a calendar year (available after 1 year of service)
  • Back-up child and elder care
  • Adoption assistance
  • Fertility support
  • Free membership to Sittercity
  • Emotional well-being resources and services
  • Discounts through Amazon Extras and Working Advantage, including discounts on:
    • Travel
    • Tickets
    • Cell phone services
    • Restaurants
    • Entertainment
    • Sports
    • Home
    • Family
    • Mortgage
    • And more

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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