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 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, 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.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 29147 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 13326 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
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 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
91%
91%Andrew Jassy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
86%
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 16,034 more total submitted salaries than Microsoft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer722 Salaries
₹ 14,45,000/yr
Support Engineer119 Salaries
₹ 13,57,369/yr
Intern192 Salaries
₹ 53,187/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer648 Salaries
₹ 14,78,457/yr
Seller Support Associate315 Salaries
₹ 3,61,439/yr
Catalog Associate223 Salaries
₹ 2,95,400/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 Intern - Software Development Engineer (SDE) Intern

I have been working at Microsoft for less than a year

Pros

1. Supportive Environment 2. Amazing Work-life balance 3. Helpful and Motivating Team

Cons

1. Salary is a bit low in comparison to other tech companies

"Best Place"17 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Operations

I have been working at Amazon full-time

Pros

A flexible place to work for women employees

Cons

Salary is to be considered

Job Postings

Amazon has 1,41,542 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.