Compare Walmart vs Amazon BETA

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

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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)
3.3
(based on 76984 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 85724 reviews)
Amazon employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.3
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.6
Amazon employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
66%
66%Doug McMillon
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
77%
77%Andrew Jassy
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 30,349 more total submitted salaries than Walmart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer III961 Salaries
$98,216/yr
Department Manager1248 Salaries
$16/hr
Team Lead549 Salaries
$20/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer II9835 Salaries
$148,658/yr
Area Manager2279 Salaries
$55,000/yr
Associate1074 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • Amazon had 1,176 more reviews than Walmart that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review
"Feet killer"Oct 16, 2021

Current Employee - Order Filler

I have been working at Walmart full-time

Pros

Will loose weight very quickly

Cons

Long hours varying schedule no AC

Current Employee - Package Sorter

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

Pros

The work benefits and being able to fix a missed clock punch.

Cons

The lack of overhead fans. Us employees lifting for hours get hot, especially the elders.

Advice to Management

Working job equipment vending machines and 20 minute breaks instead of 15 minutes.

Job Postings

Amazon has 67,147 more recently posted open jobs than Walmart.