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)
3.8
(based on 112964 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 23908 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 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
4.4
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.2
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
76%
76%Andrew Jassy
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
92%
92%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Google has 81 more total submitted salaries than Amazon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer18 Salaries
$108,056/yr
Cloud Support Engineer55 Salaries
$96,906/yr
Account Manager18 Salaries
$142,500/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer151 Salaries
$109,500/yr
Security Engineer6 Salaries
$130,000/yr
Account Manager19 Salaries
$93,835/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work culture" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
  • "Large company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Good work culture"(in 2860 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 2138 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 790 reviews)
"Great place"(in 652 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 4985 reviews)
"No work life"(in 1338 reviews)
Cons
"Large company"(in 337 reviews)
"Much work"(in 160 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Prototyping Engineer

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

Pros

- Very talented and friendly colleagues - Great opportunity - Clear career progression - Good work/life balance, encouraged

Cons

- Easy to get overwhelmed - Almost too much opportunity, spoiled for choice.

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Google full-time

Pros

Highly supported, encourage creativity and open minded employees

Cons

Long hours, over worked but worth it

Job Postings

Amazon has 95,060 more recently posted open jobs than Google.
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