Compare Amazon vs SolarCity BETA

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

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SolarCity

Employee Ratings

  • Amazon 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)
3.9
(based on 41289 reviews)
Amazon employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 2346 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Amazon employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
86%
86%Jeff Bezos
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
SolarCity Ceo Lyndon Rive
78%
78%Lyndon Rive
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 24% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 29% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

Amazon has 2,673 more total submitted salaries than SolarCity.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Area Manager72 Salaries
£36,603/yr
Software Development Engineer69 Salaries
£49,931/yr
Warehouse Associate62 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Solar Consultant1 Salaries
£20/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Great company" was the most mentioned Pro at SolarCity.
  • Amazon had 1,901 more reviews than SolarCity that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 1953 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1454 reviews)
Pros
"Great company"(in 101 reviews)
"Great people"(in 96 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1978 reviews)
"No cons"(in 932 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 103 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 77 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Warehouse Worker

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

Pros

Pay is decent for the work you do, routine is standard

Cons

Job is pretty Boring, repetitive tasks

Advice to Management

Be more kind

"Vice President"23 Mar 2016

I worked at SolarCity

Pros

Amazing people and culture Great leadership

Cons

Keep your values Retain your top talent

Job Postings