v2.4.0.8
Document and Entity Information Document (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Aug. 28, 2014
Oct. 16, 2014
Feb. 27, 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-K    
Document Period End Date Aug. 28, 2014    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,073,455,204  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 21,300,000,000