Amazon Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Amazon Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jan 25, 2018

1618 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Amazon offers a range of fully paid Maternity and Parental Leave options for parents prior to, and following, the birth or adoption of a child. This includes our industry unique “Leave Share” option and a flexible return-to-work program known as “Ramp Back.” Parental options require at least one year of continuous service by the date of a child’s birth or adoption placement.

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Employee Comments

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  • Mar 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Outbound Order Picker in Eastvale, Pennsylvania

    Its kinda hard to get maternity and paternity at amazon because they want to know whats the reason why your leaving

  • Feb 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    One of the best maternity leaves that I've come across. 4 weeks pre-birth, 16 weeks post-birth at 100% paid. Option to tack on vacation days or unpaid leave time. Option for ramping up when you return if you want to start part-time.

  • Feb 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Product Management in Seattle, Washington State

    The leave exists but lesser than other tech companies

  • Feb 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Fulfillment Associate in Plainfield, Indiana

    full pay for several weeks

  • Feb 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Warehouse Associate in Hebron, Kentucky

    They pay you a lot of money for I believe 3-5 months leave. Best offer they have.

  • Feb 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Service Representative in Nashville, Tennessee

    Amazon offers a good amount of time for maternity and paternity leave.

  • Feb 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington State

    I have heard it is great! Haven't had one myself.

  • Jan 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Stower in Kenosha, Wisconsin

    A great addition to the Benefits at amazon.

  • Dec 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former S. Mgr in Seattle, Washington State

    Have baby, get time off. Pretty simple.

  • Dec 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Success Manager in Seattle, Washington State

    Have not personally experienced this, but my peers are grateful.

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