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Amazon Warehouse Worker Reviews

Updated November 10, 2018
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  • "Work/life balance seems comparable to other places I've worked - not worse" (in 2483 reviews)

  • "I have no work life balance issues" (in 518 reviews)

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  1. "Absolutely amazing !! Loved the working environment fast pace hands on training great pay."

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Has decent overtime hours available

    Cons

    Requires long periods of standing

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Helpful (6)

    "Inbound stow"

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    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Haslet, TX
    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Haslet, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Where to I begin. Let's start with immediate insurance as soon as your badge is in your hand. Many ways to take time off. Paid, unpaid, voluntary, vacation. Increase in both hourly pay and night shift differential. 4 day work week. Holiday pay (6). Swagbucks, gets you free items just for working. Advancement opportunities. Career path stock option. Great employee discounts. Many different shifts. So much more...

    Cons

    Nothing just do your job and work when you suppose too. It's not hard, yes it's physical. Yes you leave tired. But it's what you make of it. Only hard thing is is getting use to a two week check. Lol after that minor adjustment, SMOOTH SAILING....

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

  3. "Amazonian"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Chesapeake, VA
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Chesapeake, VA

    I have been working at Amazon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The pay is pretty good!

    Cons

    A lot of walking/standing

    Advice to Management

    Practice equality among employees


  4. "Awesome company to work part time"

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    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Davenport, FL
    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Davenport, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and easy job to do

    Cons

    Not a lot of hours


  5. "Not Recommended for a Career"

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    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Kent, WA
    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Kent, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good health benefits and fast response of the LOA (Leave of Absence) team.

    Cons

    Long hours, Physically Intense, Mentally Draining, 30 minute lunches, less than 10 minute breaks.

    Advice to Management

    Better treatment of employees.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Warehouse"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Teterboro, NJ
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Teterboro, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They paid on time and they supplied gloves and locks for lockers.

    Cons

    No flexibility in regards to change in scheduling. Pay wasn't very good. There was not much time to eat and not much room for growth. I felt like a number rather than an employee.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Amazon fulfillment centers are unethical environments"

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    Former Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Kenosha, WI
    Former Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Kenosha, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    benefits package.that is the only pro

    Cons

    Sweat shop,long hours,low pay,bathroom breaks are monitored,the safety of employees are compromised causing high workplace injuries and even after employees are injured, they are forced to work through their injuries!! and I've watched employees faint requiring medical attention from the cause of heat exhaustion due to poorly ventilated warehouses which Amazon is negligent about. Working here most employees quit in 3 months to a year. I witnessed this all as a former trainer

    Advice to Management

    For all of the hard work, long hours and dedication that the warehouse employees are putting into the success of Amazon, there should be a much greater amount of respect shown. This company proudly boasts about the billions of dollars being made but heavily neglects care or concern about what's happening to their hardest working employees in their fulfillment centers

  8. "Good job as long as you work"

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    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Carlisle, PA
    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Carlisle, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy work
    Good management
    Amazing people

    Cons

    People don't care about safety as much as they should
    Your voice can feel unheard

    Advice to Management

    Care more about safety


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Packing"

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    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Joliet, IL
    Current Employee - Amazon Warehouse Worker in Joliet, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Hours, pay, fast paced so time goes by sort of quickly, don't have to go to someone to get a day off or wait for it to get approved as long as you have UPT, vacation or PTO it is all up to you how you want to use it all, tons of different ways on how you can voice your opinion

    Cons

    seems like all they want to do is write people up, you tell management your troubles but seems like nothing gets done about it, the rate you have to get everyday is ridiculous, breaks are too short because by the time you do your last scan and walk to the break room, its time to walk back so you can scan something by a certain time and dont get in trouble for being a min late from break


  10. "warehouse worker"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Kenosha, WI
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Kenosha, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon (More than a year)

    Pros

    good pay, good benefits, lots of pto and upt

    Cons

    long hours short break. time of task