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 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Senior Management.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22734 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 72 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
4.3
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 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
4.0
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 8% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
90%
90%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Positive Business Outlook
86%

Salaries

Microsoft has 65 more total submitted salaries than Amazon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern10 Salaries
S$2,500/mo
Manager2 Salaries
S$161,500/yr
Technical Account Manager3 Salaries
S$103,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern10 Salaries
S$3,000/mo
Business Development Manager7 Salaries
S$180,000/yr
Solutions Architect4 Salaries
S$138,200/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 1930 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1629 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2123 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1600 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"Large company"(in 339 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2177 reviews)
"No work life"(in 729 reviews)
Featured Review
"Amazing"15 Sep 2020

Former Employee - Director

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Exceptional work and pay get u going

Cons

Nothing i know i could write here

Advice to Management

Keep going

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Amazon full-time

Pros

good company culture and management

Cons

i don't have any cons to mention

Job Postings

Amazon has 20,782 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.