Compare Microsoft vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Both tied in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 24386 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 86 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Microsoft employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
92%
92%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
87%
Positive Business Outlook
87%

Salaries

Microsoft has 57 more total submitted salaries than Amazon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern10 Salaries
S$2,500/mo
Director3 Salaries
S$230,000/yr
Technical Account Manager3 Salaries
S$103,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern14 Salaries
S$3,000/mo
Business Development Manager8 Salaries
S$180,000/yr
Solutions Architect5 Salaries
S$126,400/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1957 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1696 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2416 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1818 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 542 reviews)
"Large company"(in 363 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2661 reviews)
"No work life"(in 815 reviews)
Featured Review
"Company review"13 Jan 2021

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Microsoft full-time

Pros

The company has really great culture

Cons

Not really to be honest

Former Employee - Business Development

I worked at Amazon full-time for less than a year

Pros

Learning experience is fantastic, responsibilities is good.

Cons

Long long long long hours

Job Postings

Amazon has 22,052 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.