Amazon Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Amazon Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 23, 2014

1940 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Amazon.com's salaried employees earn two weeks of vacation time in their first year of employment and three weeks of vacation in their second year.  Hourly employees earn 40 hours of vacation time in their first year of employment and 80 hours in their second year.  All employees earn six personal days per year.


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Employee Comments

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  • Jul 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Vacation is accrued and definitely cannot be compared to other tech companies.

  • Jul 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate in Kenosha, Wisconsin

    Average to below average Vacation (which is more like PTO since you have to earn it to get it), PTO program is very odd...you only earn time until June then you can't earn anymore (cause you've earned the max hours per year. An employee does not have the option to change the accrual rate to earn evenly throughout the year, which is a shame)

  • Jul 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Fulfillment Associate in Newark, California

    They provide decent Vacation and PTO except that it accrues a bit slower than most would like. Work for 6 months to get a few days of time off in each category is rough sometimes.

  • Jul 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Order Picker in Goodyear, Arizona

    PTO and Vacation starts to add up right away and can be used right away.

  • Jul 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Packer in Fort Worth, Texas

    It adds up as the weeks go by.

  • Jun 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Development Manager in Seattle, Washington State

    vacation and different time off is also industry average starting with two weeks a year and have more as the seniority increase

  • Jun 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Amazon Warehouse Worker in Wash Boro, Pennsylvania

    2 paid weeks. I guess it's alright for a common worker class such as yours truly right here yup that's me alright.

  • Jun 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Fulfillment Associate in Kenosha, Wisconsin

    48 hours of PTO per year. Vacation accrues at about 90 minutes a pay period. Also comes with blackout periods around Christmas

  • Jun 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Edwardsville, Illinois

    You get 20 hours of “unpaid time off” every 3 months When you start you might get 40 or you might get 60, depends on hire date, if that reaches below 0 your canned. 10 hours “paid time off” when you start, that’s your time to use however and whenever you want (some holidays excluded) after your first 10 (which you get each year at the beginning of the year not hire date) you get 3h 45m every 2 weeks but only until you reach 48 hours of it, you reach that 48h sometime at the end of May I believe, not the end of the year.

  • Jun 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Field quality in Seattle, Washington State

    averaged vacation plan compared to other competitors


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