Compare IBM vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Amazon scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 55098 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 50489 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.5
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
78%
78%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
84%
84%Jeff Bezos
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 12,430 more total submitted salaries than IBM.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Computer Programmer1792 Salaries
$78,966/yr
Project Manager736 Salaries
$100,840/yr
Business Analyst326 Salaries
$82,494/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II6329 Salaries
$144,788/yr
Senior Product Manager811 Salaries
$145,538/yr
Area Manager1098 Salaries
$54,983/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2513 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2442 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2344 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1754 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 725 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 657 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2502 reviews)
"No work life"(in 788 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Help Desk Technician

I worked at IBM full-time

Pros

Good atmosphere and great people

Cons

No windows and seems like a dungeon

"It's Great!"Nov 18, 2020

Current Employee - Legal Assistant

I have been working at Amazon full-time

Pros

Great Future, Pay, Benefits, and More

Cons

Avoid if you don't like hard work

Job Postings

Amazon has 11,645 more recently posted open jobs than IBM.