Compare Amazon vs Google BETA

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

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Google

Employee Ratings

  • Google 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)
3.7
(based on 87092 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 19381 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
78%
78%Andrew Jassy
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
94%
94%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 6,554 more total submitted salaries than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer115 Salaries
£49,967/yr
Area Manager174 Salaries
£37,752/yr
Associate98 Salaries
£10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer295 Salaries
£65,916/yr
Manager31 Salaries
£68,022/yr
Intern37 Salaries
£23,593/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Finance Manager

I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Customer centric, insists on highest standards, great peer group, variety of projects to gain great experience

Cons

Challenging projects, time management, deliverables, meetings, project timelines

Current Employee - Software Engineer (Swe II)

I have been working at Google full-time

Pros

Excellent engineering, great teammates, good leadership (for most part)

Cons

A bit slow pace in big org.

Job Postings

Amazon has 99,886 more recently posted open jobs than Google.