Compare Cisco Systems vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher 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 19118 reviews)
Cisco Systems 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 55869 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Cisco Systems 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
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
92%
92%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
83%
83%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 40,864 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer4538 Salaries
$120,000/yr
Technical Leader1224 Salaries
$178,426/yr
Product Manager959 Salaries
$172,065/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II6368 Salaries
$146,229/yr
Support Engineer III617 Salaries
$86,300/yr
Senior Product Manager838 Salaries
$144,756/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1351 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1270 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2416 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1818 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 569 reviews)
"Big company"(in 456 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2661 reviews)
"No work life"(in 815 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Network Engineer

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

Pros

Good 401(k) Good insurance Nice overall benefits

Cons

Slow moving, like most large companies

Advice to Management

Learn to make decisions faster

"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

Job Postings

Amazon has 31,662 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.