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)
3.8
(based on 70849 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 16304 reviews)
Google employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.3
Google employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 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
3.3
Work-life balance
4.3
Google employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.1
Google employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.4
Google employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
81%
81%Jeff Bezos
CEO Approval
Google Ceo Sundar Pichai
95%
95%Sundar Pichai
Google employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Google employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Google employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 4,002 more total submitted salaries than Google.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Order Filler464 Salaries
CA$16/hr
Software Development Engineer I254 Salaries
CA$106,017/yr
Seasonal Associate134 Salaries
CA$17/hr
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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 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 879 reviews)
"Great people"(in 594 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 430 reviews)
"Large company"(in 254 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"Nov 28, 2020

Current Employee - Software Development Engineer I

I have been working at Amazon full-time

Pros

Overall good experience working here

Cons

Nothing specific to mention. Good as always

Current Contractor - Software Development Engineer

I have been working at Google for more than 3 years

Pros

Competitive Salary, Good Management, Respect of Deadlines, Clear Tasks

Cons

I don't see any cons for the moment, I like all around.

Advice to Management

Keep going

Job Postings

Amazon has 103,918 more recently posted open jobs than Google.