Compare Amazon vs Google BETA

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

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Google

Employee Ratings

  • Google scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, 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)
3.9
(based on 45223 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 11365 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.9
Career Opportunities
4.2
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Google employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.2
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
4.0
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
85%
85%Jeff Bezos
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
94%
94%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
82%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 1,132 more total submitted salaries than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer130 Salaries
CA$104,821/yr
Area Manager41 Salaries
CA$69,000/yr
Associate31 Salaries
CA$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer68 Salaries
CA$106,396/yr
Account Coordinator2 Salaries
CA$27/hr
Associate2 Salaries
CA$85,907/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Google.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at Google.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2123 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1600 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 815 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 523 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2177 reviews)
"No work life"(in 729 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 387 reviews)
"Large company"(in 226 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Associate

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

Pros

Great company to work for.

Cons

The benefits are not the best.

"Good"Sep 21, 2020

Former Intern - Software Developer Intern

I worked at Google for less than a year

Pros

Great perks and good work life balance

Cons

Learning curve within the company is steep

Job Postings

Amazon has 25,077 more recently posted open jobs than Google.