The number of companies offering sabbaticals as an employee benefit has been relatively static for the last several years, but there are several notable examples of organizations outside of academia offering paid sabbaticals for employees at all levels, and not just those in the executive suite.

Thirteen percent of companies grant unpaid sabbaticals and another 5% have a paid sabbatical program, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2015 Employee Benefits Survey. Fortune, meanwhile, reports that about 20% of its 2015 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For offer paid sabbaticals of varying lengths and styles to employees.

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