Document and Entity Information Document Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
May 29, 2014
Jun. 26, 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 May 29, 2014  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,070,823,247