Compare Best Buy vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Best Buy scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 23049 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 55090 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
75%
75%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
83%
83%Jeff Bezos
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 43,227 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
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What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,458 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Amazon had 2,139 more reviews than Best Buy that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2262 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 958 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2416 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1818 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 583 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 522 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2661 reviews)
"No work life"(in 815 reviews)
Featured Review
"Working here"Jan 22, 2021

Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate

I worked at Best Buy full-time

Pros

Was worth while. Team atmosphere. Learned valuable life skills

Cons

Pay could have been better

"Good job"Jan 23, 2021

Current Employee - Fulfillment Associate

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

Pros

Great pay and benefits all around.

Cons

Long hours. Monotonous tasks for 10+ hours.

Advice to Management

Move people around more and give opportunities to go up in the company.

Job Postings

Amazon has 32,200 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.