73 Best Work Anniversary Quotes for Colleagues in 2021

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You found our list of thoughtful work anniversary quotes.

Work anniversary quotes are messages for coworkers’ workiversaries. These phrases celebrate an employee’s dedication to the company and the team and acknowledge hard work and commitment. You can use these sayings in work anniversary cards, emails, and speeches.

These sayings work well for virtual work anniversary parties and are similar to employee appreciation quotes.

This list includes:

  • happy work anniversary wishes
  • 1 year work anniversary quotes
  • 10 year work anniversary quotes
  • funny work anniversary quotes
  • work anniversary wishes to managers

Here is the list!!

Happy work anniversary wishes

  1. Today marks the day you joined the company– and that is worth celebrating!
  2. Happy work anniversary. We are so glad you chose to join us and that you choose to stay with us.
  3. We would miss you if you were to leave. However, you are still here, so instead, we will say– happy work anniversary!
  4. Here’s to another year of having you here!
  5. Once upon a time, a new employee started working here, and the company was never the same. Happy work anniversary!
  6. Happy workiversary to the hardest working person I know!
  7. We are so happy every year you are here! Happy work anniversary!
  8. You may know more than you did when you started working here, but you are just as curious as you were on day one. Thankful to have an employee who is excited to always be learning. Happy work anniversary!
  9. You could go anywhere, yet choose to stay here– a fact we are grateful for every day! Happy work anniversary.
  10. Wishing the best work anniversary to the best coworker around!
  11. The future has big things in store for you, but we are so glad you are here with us in the present. Happy work anniversary!
  12. Happy work anniversary to a colleague who makes work fun!
  13. If every colleague were as wonderful as you, then the work world would be a much better place. Happy work anniversary!
  14. You make a difference every day, and we are grateful for every day you spend with us. Happy workiversary!
  15. From the bottom of my heart, I hope you have an amazing day. Happy workiversary.
  16. Today is a day to reflect on all you have achieved so far, and all you hope to accomplish in the time to come. Happy work anniversary.
  17. Happy work anniversary! It has been one heck of a journey so far, and I cannot wait to see where the work world takes you next!
  18. Happy workiversary to the most gracious team player I know!

1 year work anniversary quotes

  1. We were so happy to welcome you to the team this year, and are so excited to see what you will do in the years to come!
  2. Has it been a year already? Time flies when you are having fun with teammates!
  3. Today marks your one year work anniversary, but it feels like you have been here forever. We are so happy to have you as part of our team!
  4. You should be proud of what you have accomplished this past year– we sure are!
  5. One year down, countless more to go.
  6. Thanks for giving us these past twelve months, and giving your all during that time!
  7. One year ago today was your first day. The moment you sat down at your desk, everything changed! So grateful to have you as part of the team.
  8. Consider this your one-year-cheer. Woo-hoo!
  9. Thank you for the hard work you have put into this past year.
  10. You can do a lot in one year– you are living proof of that fact! Happy work anniversary, and thank you for all of your hard work!
  11. This is the first of many happy milestones. Congratulations on reaching one year!
  12. Happy first anniversary! Looking forward to a 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and more!

10 year work anniversary quotes

  1. Thank you for the time and commitment you have shown the company. We are so grateful to have loyal employees like you.
  2. Ten years down, now let’s go for twenty!
  3. Happy work anniversary! With you onboard, it has been an amazing decade!
  4. Ten years, and each has been better than the last. Cannot wait to see what you achieve in the next ten!
  5. Ten years have passed since you were hired, and I have not regretted a single day since.
  6. Thanks for sticking it out with us over this past crazy decade! So happy to have had you along for the roller coaster ride!
  7. The last ten years have had ups and downs, and you have stuck by the company and the team through good times and bad. Thank you for being here and being reliable.
  8. Think of all you have accomplished in the past ten years, and how much you will accomplish in the next ten.
  9. Entering double digits is no small deal. Happy workiversary!
  10. Sending you the warmest wishes for your tenth work anniversary.
  11. Happy year ten to a perfect ten!
  12. Here’s to ten years, and ten thousand reasons we are happy to have you on the team!

Funny work anniversary quotes

  1. Another year! …You still here?
  2. Happy work anniversary! Maybe next year you will finally win the lottery.
  3. I would’ve gotten you a work anniversary card, but I’m trying to save the environment. So please, accept these heartfelt sentiments instead.
  4. Happy work anniversary. I’ve lost count of the years you have been with us, so I will just say it has been a looooooong time.
  5. Happy work anniversary, if you want to call sending memes to your coworkers all day work.
  6. Another work anniversary? You just had one last year!
  7. Happy work anniversary. What are you waiting for? A gift? Is my endless gratitude not enough for you?
  8. Happy work anniversary! I would shout it from the rooftops, but, safety issues, so I’ll just say it to your face instead.
  9. Happy workiversary! We were going to hire a plane to write it in the sky, but, budget cuts, so just enjoy some cake instead.
  10. Happy work anniversary. Yippee! An excuse to eat cake!
  11. I heard you started so long ago, that instead of filling out paperwork your first day, you chilseled your W-2 in stone. Anyway, happy work anniversary.
  12. Happy work anniversary, to someone who has worked here so long, their employee ID is “1.”
  13. Happy work anniversary to my favorite coworker to get into mischief with.
  14. Congrats for making it through another year at work, with only a few mental meltdowns.
  15. I will never know how you stay here so long and still stay sane. Thanks for sticking it out in the madhouse with us!
  16. Huh? Haven’t you retired yet? Well, happy work anniversary I guess!
  17. Happy work anniversary to someone whose tenure with the company has outlasted the average length of most celebrity marriages!
  18. We do not need a reason to party, but today we have one– it is your work anniversary! Woo!

Work anniversary wishes to managers

  1. Of all the managers in the world, we are grateful that you are ours! Happy anniversary!
  2. Happy work anniversary to someone who has been indispensable to our team.
  3. Thank you for everything you have taught me in the years so far, and everything you will teach me in the years to come.
  4. Happy workiversary to the nicest boss around!
  5. I am so lucky to have worked under you for so long, and hope to be on your team for a long time to come!
  6. Happy work anniversary to a manager who is more like a teammate, in all the best ways.
  7. Happy workiversary! We hope your bosses appreciate you as much as this team appreciates having you as a manager!
  8. You are more than a manager, you are a leader. We are so glad to have you with us for another year.
  9. I hope that when I work here as many years as you have, I am just as excellent of a leader as you are.
  10. If I accomplish half of what you have in your time here so far, I will consider it a success.
  11. Happy work anniversary to the boss who never forgets our workiversaries!
  12. Happy work anniversary to the boss who made all of our work anniversaries possible!
  13. I cannot imagine working here without a boss as great as you. Happy work anniversary!

For more messages for managers, check out this list of Boss Day quotes.

Final Thoughts

Acknowledging work anniversaries is a relatively new practice, and some bosses or coworkers may struggle to find the right words to honor the occasion. The phrases on this list aim to make anniversary-celebrants feel valued and appreciated. However, heartfelt and personalized messages are often the most meaningful, so feel free to tweak the wording or expand upon these sayings to find the perfect sentiment for your treasured teammate on their special day.

Next, check out our list of motivational quotes for work.

FAQ: Work anniversary messages

Here are answers to common questions about work anniversary messages.

What are some good ways to say happy work anniversary?

Some good ways to say happy work anniversary include:

Happy workiversary to the hardest working person I know!
We are so happy every year you are here! Happy work anniversary!
Happy work anniversary! With you onboard, it has been an amazing decade!
You should be proud of what you have accomplished this past year– we sure are!

There are many other ways to acknowledge the accomplishment of completing another year with the company and making teammates feel special.

Why is wishing coworkers a happy work anniversary important?

Recognition is an important component of employee satisfaction, and wishing coworkers a happy work anniversary recognizes the time and hard work colleagues have put into the company. Acknowledging the occasion can make the milestone feel more momentous, and can also incentivize teammates to remain with the company longer term.

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Author: Angela Robinson

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