Compare Amazon vs DigitalOcean BETA

See how working at Amazon vs. DigitalOcean 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. DigitalOcean. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Amazon

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DigitalOcean

Employee Ratings

  • DigitalOcean 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)
3.9
(based on 44795 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 115 reviews)
DigitalOcean employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
DigitalOcean employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.5
DigitalOcean employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.4
DigitalOcean employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
85%
85%Jeff Bezos
CEO Approval
DigitalOcean Ceo Yancey Spruill
100%
100%Yancey Spruill
DigitalOcean employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
DigitalOcean employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
74%

Salaries

Amazon has 65,981 more total submitted salaries than DigitalOcean.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II6307 Salaries
$145,900/yr
Area Manager1027 Salaries
$55,823/yr
Senior Product Manager797 Salaries
$145,758/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer16 Salaries
$157,296/yr
Director3 Salaries
$227,680/yr
Product Manager3 Salaries
$165,663/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Remote culture" was the most mentioned Pro at DigitalOcean.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at DigitalOcean.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2107 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1587 reviews)
Pros
"Remote culture"(in 16 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2156 reviews)
"No cons"(in 1075 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 10 reviews)
"Company is growing"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Counsel

I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Fun place to work because coworkers are smart.

Cons

It can be quite stressful

Current Employee - Product Manager

I have been working at DigitalOcean full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

- Talented, collaborative and caring coworkers - Company is aligned on a strategy with specific outcomes - Values oriented - Amazing product

Cons

- Maturing company, with increasing process burden. No longer for someone looking for a startup experience.

Advice to Management

Keep the good work and as strategy evolves make sure the whole company is aligned and not distracted

Job Postings

Amazon has 27,521 more recently posted open jobs than DigitalOcean.