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 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 7629 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 41528 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.9
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 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
American Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
94%
94%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
86%
86%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
72%

Salaries

American Express has 6 more total submitted salaries than Amazon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Business Development Executive13 Salaries
A$79,793/yr
Customer Care Professional11 Salaries
A$50,124/yr
Sales Manager4 Salaries
A$166,013/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Manager1 Salaries
A$173,500/yr
Customer Support1 Salaries
A$240,000/yr
Account Manager4 Salaries
A$80,774/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,581 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 385 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 341 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 1966 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1459 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 273 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 157 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1990 reviews)
"No cons"(in 947 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Travel Consultant

I worked at American Express full-time for less than a year

Pros

They really care about their employees, great pay, great benefits and great company values that they uphold.

Cons

I really can't think of any cons about the company.

Advice to Management

Management is very supportive. I have no advice to give but to keep up the great work managers.

"Great Company"2 Jul 2020

Current Employee - Account Manager

I have been working at Amazon full-time

Pros

Great company to grow your career

Cons

Not easy to be promoted

Job Postings

Amazon has 9,756 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.