Compare American Express vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 12633 reviews)
American Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 252 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
93%
93%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
93%
93%Andrew Jassy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than American Express employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 496 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern18 Salaries
$1,000/mo
Travel Consultant7 Salaries
$3,100/mo
Manager10 Salaries
$74,000/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern44 Salaries
$3,000/mo
Account Specialist18 Salaries
$4,000/mo
Business Development Manager13 Salaries
$158,724/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,664 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Great benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 540 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 474 reviews)
Pros
"Good work culture"(in 2860 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 2138 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 361 reviews)
"Slow decision making"(in 216 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 4985 reviews)
"No work life"(in 1338 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Regional Finance Manager

I worked at American Express full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

there are a lots of positive energy

Cons

People are too busy with too little time

Advice to Management

Good to use an open argument discussion

Current Employee - Sales Operations Manager

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

Pros

Very clear guidance delivered professionally Quick turnaround from first contact to offer Clear communications and expectations Solid feedback post interviews

Cons

Significant prep work is required for interviews

Job Postings

Amazon has 27 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.
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