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 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • SolarCity scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 78168 reviews)
Amazon employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 2343 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Amazon employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
76%
76%Andrew Jassy
CEO Approval
SolarCity Ceo Lyndon Rive
82%
82%Lyndon Rive
SolarCity employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than SolarCity employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Amazon has 8,049 more total submitted salaries than SolarCity.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Delivery Driver197 Salaries
£14/hr
Area Manager153 Salaries
£37,616/yr
Software Development Engineer114 Salaries
£49,917/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Solar Consultant1 Salaries
£21/hr
Senior Production Engineer1 Salaries
£100,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Great company" was the most mentioned Pro at SolarCity.
  • Amazon had 2,775 more reviews than SolarCity that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Pros
"Great company"(in 101 reviews)
"Great people"(in 96 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 103 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 77 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

"Vice President"23 Mar 2016

I worked at SolarCity

Pros

Amazing people and culture Great leadership

Cons

Keep your values Retain your top talent

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