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 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Amazon 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)
3.7
(based on 30243 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 112036 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
50%
50%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
76%
76%Andrew Jassy
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 26% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Best Buy employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 118,387 more total submitted salaries than Best Buy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Best Buy Mobile Manager139 Salaries
$25/hr
General Manager339 Salaries
$111,855/yr
Inventory Specialist504 Salaries
$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II10021 Salaries
$151,648/yr
Area Manager3154 Salaries
$60,000/yr
Operations Manager1420 Salaries
$97,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Good work culture" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Credit cards" was the most mentioned Con at Best Buy.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2600 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 1154 reviews)
Pros
"Good work culture"(in 2860 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 2138 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 683 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 661 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 4985 reviews)
"No work life"(in 1338 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good company"Apr 16, 2022

Former Employee - Best Buy Sales Associate

I worked at Best Buy part-time for less than a year

Pros

Benefits Pay People Shifts Days Off

Cons

None none none none none

"Best job ever!"May 19, 2022

Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Assistant

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

Pros

I love the 4 day work weeks!

Cons

Everything is great! No cons

Job Postings

Amazon has 95,599 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.
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