Compare Amazon vs Akamai BETA

See how working at Amazon vs. Akamai compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Amazon vs. Akamai. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Amazon

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Akamai

Employee Ratings

  • Akamai scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 78165 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 1857 reviews)
Akamai employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Akamai employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
4.4
Akamai employees rated their Work-life balance 1.2 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.9
Akamai employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.4
Akamai employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
76%
76%Andrew Jassy
CEO Approval
Akamai Ceo Tom Leighton
98%
98%Tom Leighton
Akamai employees rated their CEO Approval 22% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
92%
Akamai employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Akamai employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 20% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 116,368 more total submitted salaries than Akamai.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II9752 Salaries
$148,214/yr
Area Manager1920 Salaries
$54,500/yr
Senior Product Manager989 Salaries
$149,126/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer144 Salaries
$150,172/yr
Director14 Salaries
$193,461/yr
Technical Project Manager46 Salaries
$114,681/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,767 more reviews than Akamai that mentioned "Work culture" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Akamai.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 238 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 124 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 59 reviews)
"Middle management"(in 28 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Operations Manager

I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than a year

Pros

Growth opportunities, teams, develop leadership skills

Cons

I honestly had no downsides

Advice to Management

Learn and be curious

Current Employee - Security Consultant

I have been working at Akamai full-time for more than a year

Pros

Only expected to work 40 hours a week, promotion requirements outlined, company holidays, you can actually use unlimited paid time off. Flexible work from home.

Cons

Possible to be overloaded with customer accounts. The recent restructuring of the company was due to everyone working from home, which seemed necessary given the pandemic.

Advice to Management

Scale-up Security Services, hire more Security Consultants to divide the workload.

Job Postings

Amazon has 140,671 more recently posted open jobs than Akamai.