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 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Amazon scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • 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)
4.4
(based on 25572 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 9990 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
97%
97%Satya Nadella
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
96%
96%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
88%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
82%

Salaries

Amazon has 10,048 more total submitted salaries than Microsoft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer416 Salaries
₹ 14,27,360/yr
Intern164 Salaries
₹ 48,370/mo
Support Engineer101 Salaries
₹ 12,77,983/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer I693 Salaries
₹ 14,40,600/yr
Trms462 Salaries
₹ 3,20,057/yr
Seller Support Associate261 Salaries
₹ 3,61,536/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1973 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1732 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 543 reviews)
"Large company"(in 372 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Escalation Engineer

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Work environment, Work-life balance, Compensation, Company policies, Employee benefits,

Cons

Nothing as of now, the best place to work

"Good"3 Mar 2021

Former Contractor - Customer Service Associate

I worked at Amazon

Pros

No work pressure, good management

Cons

Salary is little less and okay

Job Postings

Amazon has 35,967 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.