Compare American Express vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 8009 reviews)
American Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 47374 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
American Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
95%
95%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
84%
84%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
72%

Salaries

Amazon has 59,927 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Engineer169 Salaries
$130,516/yr
Senior Manager219 Salaries
$122,924/yr
Technical Project Manager77 Salaries
$124,394/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II6317 Salaries
$146,186/yr
Area Manager1063 Salaries
$55,695/yr
Senior Product Manager800 Salaries
$145,758/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,727 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 396 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 356 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2123 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1600 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 282 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 160 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2177 reviews)
"No work life"(in 729 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Travel Consultant

I worked at American Express full-time for less than a year

Pros

They really care about their employees, great pay, great benefits and great company values that they uphold.

Cons

I really can't think of any cons about the company.

Advice to Management

Management is very supportive. I have no advice to give but to keep up the great work managers.

Current Employee - Sorter

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

Pros

Working with the fastest growing company in the world

Cons

Sometimes mangers can look at people like numbers.

Job Postings

Amazon has 27,062 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.