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 3 areas: Work-life balance, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 10986 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 14378 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
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
94%
94%Stephen J Squeri
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
92%
92%Andrew Jassy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Positive Business Outlook
81%

Salaries

Amazon has 21,365 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative35 Salaries
₹ 43,280/mo
Software Engineer33 Salaries
₹ 10,36,984/yr
Financial Analyst36 Salaries
₹ 4,58,709/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Associate743 Salaries
₹ 2,53,747/yr
Software Development Engineer696 Salaries
₹ 14,71,206/yr
Transaction Risk Investigator430 Salaries
₹ 3,50,000/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 - Assistant Manager

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

Pros

Good culture and learning to hone skills

Cons

Nothing in particular. Can get monotonous so internal switches are important

Advice to Management

Great

Current Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Testers

I have been working at Amazon full-time

Pros

Very good to place to explore

Cons

They have some internal tools to validate their testing which mayn't be used in other companies

Job Postings

Amazon has 89,053 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.