American Express Employee Benefit: Performance Bonus | Glassdoor

American Express Performance Bonus

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  • Mar 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStarEmployee

    Bonus varies with performance. In 2016, I received the top possible rating and thus received a bonus of 22% of my 2016 salary, which is quite good.

  • Sep 01, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former TCA business Consultant in Phoenix, Arizona

    Your paid on Metrics and kpi - if you dont reach goal no bonus

  • Sep 16, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    It goes along with your performance

  • Jul 27, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    The bonuses are terrible (in general). The problem with the bonus is that Amex puts all employees into a forced curve ranking. So this means that you could have 3 superstars and 3 average performers and many top performers are not properly compensated. Amex has a 'balanced scorecard' in general - so even understanding what 'top performance' is = very difficult. At the end of the day, your bonus is based on how many people like you and 'vote' for you during Calibration = not really on anything else. Thats right. Compensation turns out to be a popularity vote.

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