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 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 12586 reviews)
American Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 122146 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
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
3.9
American Express employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
American Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
93%
93%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
80%
80%Andrew Jassy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
American Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
67%

Salaries

Amazon has 672 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Business Development Executive29 Salaries
$80,000/yr
Sales Manager6 Salaries
$157,877/yr
Product Manager6 Salaries
$111,050/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Area Manager9 Salaries
$100,000/yr
Account Manager21 Salaries
$140,000/yr
Program Manager13 Salaries
$120,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,664 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Great benefits" 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 540 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 474 reviews)
Pros
"Good work culture"(in 2860 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 2138 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 361 reviews)
"Slow decision making"(in 216 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 4985 reviews)
"No work life"(in 1338 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Assistant Marketing Manager

I have been working at American Express for more than a year

Pros

The company culture is amazing. You can really tell they care about their employees Support flexible working Training

Cons

Contractors don’t get paid as much as the perm employees Projects can be slow moving

"Amazing"26 July 2022

Former Intern - Product Manager Intern

I worked at Amazon

Pros

* Amazing colleagues * Great pay * Engaging work

Cons

* High workload * Long tasks

Job Postings

Amazon has 82,916 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.
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