Document and Entity Information Document Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Nov. 28, 2013
Jan. 02, 2014
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000723125  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --08-28  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Nov. 28, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,060,879,576