Compare Stanford University vs Amazon BETA

See how Amazon vs. Stanford University 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 2353 reviews)
3.8
(based on 35043 reviews)
Career Opportunities
4.0
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
3.9
Work-life balance
3.9
3.4
Senior Management
3.7
3.4
Culture & Values
4.2
3.8
CEO Approval
Stanford University Ceo Marc Tessier-Lavigne
92%Marc Tessier-Lavigne
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
86%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
86%
75%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
70%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Engineering Research Associate60 Salaries
$100,207/yr
Postdoctoral Research Affiliate167 Salaries
$56,958/yr
Associate Director31 Salaries
$103,241/yr
Software Development Engineer II1790 Salaries
$136,553/yr
Warehouse Associate1087 Salaries
$15/hr
Area Manager803 Salaries
$56,254/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Beautiful campus"(in 200 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 153 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 1668 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 1405 reviews)
Cons
"Cost of living"(in 149 reviews)
"Bay area"(in 98 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 3033 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 1673 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Post Doctoral Associate

I worked at Stanford University full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Amazing legacy and extremely great staff and professors

Cons

Pay is kinda low but this is how it is at schools

Advice to Management

Keep up the great work

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