Compare Microsoft vs Amazon BETA

See how Amazon vs. Microsoft compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 20754 reviews)
3.8
(based on 34882 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.9
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
3.9
Work-life balance
3.9
3.4
Senior Management
3.7
3.4
Culture & Values
4.1
3.8
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
97%Satya Nadella
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
86%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
87%
75%
Positive Business Outlook
83%
70%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer5816 Salaries
$120,766/yr
Program Manager2062 Salaries
$125,515/yr
SDE2108 Salaries
$132,096/yr
Software Development Engineer II1790 Salaries
$136,553/yr
Senior Product Manager527 Salaries
$140,330/yr
Warehouse Associate1079 Salaries
$15/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Work life balance"(in 2543 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 1868 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 1657 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 1401 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 1280 reviews)
"Review system"(in 531 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 3025 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 1666 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Group Finance Manager

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Decent pay, multiple roles, ability to change disciplines, strong and supportive culture

Cons

Big company you might get lost or get a small area to manage

Advice to Management

None

Current Employee - Software Development Manager

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

Pros

- You can learn a lot very quickly in a very short time - Surrounded with nothing but incredibly smart and driven individuals. - Compensation is well beyond my expectations, and more than suitable.... - Exciting projects all across the company that keep you interested and focused. - Amazon is changing the world

Cons

- Can be overwhelming, very steep learning curve - Can be difficult to keep up if you are not self motivated

Job Postings