Compare Amazon vs SpaceX BETA

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

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SpaceX

Employee Ratings

  • Amazon scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • SpaceX scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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 70028 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 1476 reviews)
SpaceX employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.2
SpaceX employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Amazon employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than SpaceX employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.8
SpaceX employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.1
SpaceX employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
81%
81%Jeff Bezos
CEO Approval
SpaceX Ceo Elon Musk
92%
92%Elon Musk
SpaceX employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
82%
SpaceX employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
83%
SpaceX employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 103,782 more total submitted salaries than SpaceX.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II9653 Salaries
$146,580/yr
Area Manager2832 Salaries
$56,500/yr
Fulfillment Associate2303 Salaries
$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Propulsion Engineer67 Salaries
$98,751/yr
Manager12 Salaries
$118,989/yr
Propulsion Technician120 Salaries
$27/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Rockets" was the most mentioned Pro at SpaceX.
  • Amazon had 2,420 more reviews than SpaceX that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Pros
"Rockets"(in 251 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 179 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 432 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 281 reviews)
Featured Review
"Workin'"Apr 21, 2021

Former Employee - Vendor Manager

I worked at Amazon full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good benefits and smart people

Cons

Long Hours and challenging problems

Current Employee - Electronics Engineer

I have been working at SpaceX full-time

Pros

The area of Space Technology (the area I want to work with the most) One of the biggest companies in the World that gives the ooportunity of great improvement in a great way to an engineer.

Cons

I think it is hard to be accepted to job as fresh grad engineer but I believe in myself to get over this.

Job Postings

Amazon has 89,671 more recently posted open jobs than SpaceX.