Compare Amazon vs Shopify BETA

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

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Shopify

Employee Ratings

  • Shopify 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 73789 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 886 reviews)
Shopify employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.9
Shopify employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.8
Shopify employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.2
Shopify employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
81%
81%Jeff Bezos
CEO Approval
Shopify Ceo Tobias Lütke
92%
92%Tobias Lütke
Shopify employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Shopify employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Shopify employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 3,499 more total submitted salaries than Shopify.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer I274 Salaries
CA$110,962/yr
Associate128 Salaries
CA$17/hr
Area Manager124 Salaries
CA$70,400/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer94 Salaries
CA$102,025/yr
Intern23 Salaries
CA$30/hr
Developer20 Salaries
CA$31/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Work from home" was the most mentioned Pro at Shopify.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
  • "Gurus" was the most mentioned Con at Shopify.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Pros
"Work from home"(in 67 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Cons
"Gurus"(in 28 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 18 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 Intern - Software Engineer

I have been working at Shopify

Pros

Great culture, spending money and projects

Cons

Fully remote, no in office experience returning

Job Postings

Amazon has 104,401 more recently posted open jobs than Shopify.