Compare Amazon vs Google BETA

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

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Google

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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 55869 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 13430 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
83%
83%Jeff Bezos
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
94%
94%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Positive Business Outlook
83%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 41,757 more total submitted salaries than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II6368 Salaries
$146,229/yr
Senior Product Manager838 Salaries
$144,756/yr
Area Manager1214 Salaries
$53,984/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer12699 Salaries
$140,000/yr
Program Manager574 Salaries
$143,495/yr
Business Analyst130 Salaries
$120,384/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2416 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1818 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 865 reviews)
"Great people"(in 574 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2661 reviews)
"No work life"(in 815 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 416 reviews)
"Large company"(in 246 reviews)
Featured Review
"Amazon"Jan 24, 2021

Current Employee - Amazon Area Manager

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

Pros

Lots of opportunities to move

Cons

Long days, and long hours

Advice to Management

Be prepared to work weekends and night shifts

"Great Company"Jan 24, 2021

Former Freelancer - Programmer

I worked at Google

Pros

Fair compensation, flexible work hours, no deadlines

Cons

Overly complex development portal. Cryptic error alerting.

Advice to Management

Reorganize the developer submission portal

Job Postings

Amazon has 30,014 more recently posted open jobs than Google.