Compare Stanford University vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Stanford University scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 2853 reviews)
Stanford University employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 55997 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Stanford University employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Stanford University employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Stanford University employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Stanford University employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Stanford University Ceo Marc Tessier-Lavigne
89%
89%Marc Tessier-Lavigne
Stanford University employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
83%
83%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Stanford University employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Positive Business Outlook
69%

Salaries

Amazon has 68,799 more total submitted salaries than Stanford University.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer Business27 Salaries
$110,110/yr
PhD Student210 Salaries
$38,405/yr
Assistant Director23 Salaries
$77,005/yr
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$150,684/yr
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Area Manager1217 Salaries
$53,984/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Beautiful campus" was the most mentioned Pro at Stanford University.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Cost of living" was the most mentioned Con at Stanford University.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Beautiful campus"(in 215 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 168 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2416 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1818 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Cost of living"(in 183 reviews)
"Bay area"(in 123 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2661 reviews)
"No work life"(in 815 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - PhD Candidate

I have been working at Stanford University full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Amazing access to computational resources and faculty. Good health benefits, dental and health insurance

Cons

Limited options for housing that's within realistic budget constraints

"Trust me"Dec 25, 2020

Current Employee - Customer Service Representative

I have been working at Amazon part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

It’s good to have this job

Cons

There are no cons to this jon

Job Postings

Amazon has 33,197 more recently posted open jobs than Stanford University.