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 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 9620 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)
3.8
(based on 70017 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
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
3.8
American Express employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
American Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
95%
95%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
81%
81%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
American Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
67%

Salaries

Amazon has 5,632 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Manager31 Salaries
£65,122/yr
Travel Consultant26 Salaries
£21,762/yr
Software Engineer17 Salaries
£40,857/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Area Manager219 Salaries
£37,662/yr
Problem Solver123 Salaries
£11/hr
Software Development Engineer102 Salaries
£49,314/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 2,092 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Work environment" 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 433 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 383 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 302 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 172 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Communications Director

I have been working at American Express full-time

Pros

More than I have time to list

Cons

Working for a large international business isn't for everyone.

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

Job Postings

Amazon has 95,284 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.