Compare Target vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Target scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Amazon scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 52920 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 90493 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.4
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
77%
77%Brian Cornell
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
78%
78%Andrew Jassy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Target employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 49,107 more total submitted salaries than Target.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Engineer366 Salaries
$131,621/yr
Executive Team Leader1700 Salaries
$69,351/yr
Team Leader985 Salaries
$20/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II9880 Salaries
$148,078/yr
Area Manager2442 Salaries
$53,072/yr
Associate1165 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Target.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Target.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Team members"(in 2280 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1895 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 2049 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1964 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Baker%2FCake Decorator

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

Pros

Competitive pay, good benefits, bonuses, good company values, great place to work for students.

Cons

Inconsistent hours, some leaders are better than others, so it depends on what department of the store you work in.

Advice to Management

Some employees need consistent hours to pay bills. Hours fluctuate too much.

"Opportunity!"Oct 20, 2021

Former Employee - Human Resources Director

I worked at Amazon full-time

Pros

Interesting challenges to solve with competent colleagues

Cons

Lots of churn and variability in the quality of teams/managers

Job Postings

Amazon has 78,634 more recently posted open jobs than Target.