v2.4.0.8
Document and Entity Information Document (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Sep. 03, 2015
Oct. 21, 2015
Mar. 05, 2015
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0000723125    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-03    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Sep. 03, 2015    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,085,753,663  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 27,700,000,000