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 82801 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 989 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
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
4.0
Shopify employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.8
Shopify employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 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 Andrew Jassy
78%
78%Andrew Jassy
CEO Approval
Shopify Ceo Tobias Lütke
90%
90%Tobias Lütke
Shopify employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Shopify employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Shopify employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 4,061 more total submitted salaries than Shopify.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer248 Salaries
CA$108,706/yr
Associate151 Salaries
CA$17/hr
Area Manager102 Salaries
CA$71,383/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer98 Salaries
CA$101,992/yr
Intern25 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

"Great!"Sep 15, 2021

Current Employee - Customer Support Advisor

I have been working at Shopify full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Fast paced with lots of growth opportunities.

Cons

With rapid growth can be unorganized at times

Job Postings

Amazon has 130,428 more recently posted open jobs than Shopify.