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 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • 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)
3.9
(based on 60348 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 746 reviews)
Shopify employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Shopify employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
4.1
Shopify employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.9
Shopify employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.3
Shopify employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
83%
83%Jeff Bezos
CEO Approval
Shopify Ceo Tobias Lütke
93%
93%Tobias Lütke
Shopify employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Shopify employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Shopify employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 1,843 more total submitted salaries than Shopify.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer164 Salaries
CA$104,745/yr
Seasonal Associate105 Salaries
CA$17/hr
Area Manager58 Salaries
CA$69,153/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer73 Salaries
CA$99,109/yr
Intern23 Salaries
CA$30/hr
Developer17 Salaries
CA$30/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 Employee - Senior Product Designer

I have been working at Shopify full-time

Pros

Tons of support for staff.

Cons

Large company, requiring lots of context.

Job Postings

Amazon has 41,560 more recently posted open jobs than Shopify.