Compare UPS vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Amazon scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 21539 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 90493 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.4
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.6
Amazon employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
UPS Ceo Carol B. Tomé
66%
66%Carol B. Tomé
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
78%
78%Andrew Jassy
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than UPS employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 88,625 more total submitted salaries than UPS.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Industrial Engineer135 Salaries
$74,073/yr
Part Time Supervisor729 Salaries
$20/hr
UPS Preload244 Salaries
$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II9880 Salaries
$148,157/yr
Area Manager2444 Salaries
$53,572/yr
Associate1168 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at UPS.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • Amazon had 2,026 more reviews than UPS that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1384 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1255 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 826 reviews)
"Part time"(in 679 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Warehouse Worker

I worked at UPS full-time

Pros

Fast pace, hard work, good customer service

Cons

A lot of lifting and bending

Former Intern - Program Manager Intern

I worked at Amazon for less than a year

Pros

Great network to connect with. I was able to really experience and make an impact on my teams' material

Cons

We don't get to pick the team that we work on.

Job Postings

Amazon has 65,588 more recently posted open jobs than UPS.