Microsoft Corporation 2012 Annual Report


As of June 30, 2012, we employed approximately 94,000 people on a full-time basis, 55,000 in the U.S. and 39,000 internationally. Of the total, 36,000 were in product research and development, 25,000 in sales and marketing, 18,000 in product support and consulting services, 6,000 in manufacturing and distribution, and 9,000 in general and administration. Our success is highly dependent on our ability to attract and retain qualified employees. None of our employees are subject to collective bargaining agreements.