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 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Amazon scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
4.1
(based on 7869 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 7526 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.1
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
95%
95%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
96%
96%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than American Express employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than American Express employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 8,609 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer9 Salaries
₹ 9,15,458/yr
Intern24 Salaries
₹ 53,197/mo
Customer Service Representative11 Salaries
₹ 36,004/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer394 Salaries
₹ 14,23,852/yr
SDE1199 Salaries
₹ 14,40,155/yr
Customer Service Associate202 Salaries
₹ 2,49,266/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,727 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 396 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 356 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2123 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1600 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 282 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 160 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2177 reviews)
"No work life"(in 729 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.

Current Employee - Senior Process Associate

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

Pros

Good working environment and friendly colleagues

Cons

Roatational shifts will be enforced during sale

Advice to Management

N/a

Job Postings

Amazon has 27,436 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.