Compare Microsoft vs Amazon BETA

See how working at Microsoft 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 Microsoft vs. Amazon. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Microsoft

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft scored higher in 5 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Amazon scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22191 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 6902 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
96%
96%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
79%

Salaries

Amazon has 6,110 more total submitted salaries than Microsoft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer297 Salaries
₹ 14,33,135/yr
Intern132 Salaries
₹ 45,930/mo
Program Manager61 Salaries
₹ 22,34,680/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer381 Salaries
₹ 14,26,158/yr
SDE1198 Salaries
₹ 14,22,898/yr
Program Manager117 Salaries
₹ 17,11,390/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • Amazon had 645 more reviews than Microsoft that mentioned "No cons" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1917 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1596 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2002 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1508 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"No cons"(in 346 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2028 reviews)
"No cons"(in 991 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer

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

Pros

As Full time employee you will get many benefits here

Cons

None, did not discover any cons yet.

Advice to Management

Keep it up.

Current Employee - Quality Specialist

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

Pros

friendly work environment,work life balance

Cons

technical growth is less, overall good

Job Postings

Amazon has 24,271 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.