Compare American Express vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Amazon scored higher in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 7845 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 44811 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
American Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
95%
95%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
85%
85%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
73%

Salaries

Amazon has 1,129 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer2 Salaries
CA$34/hr
Senior Manager8 Salaries
CA$108,940/yr
Travel Consultant5 Salaries
CA$39,112/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer130 Salaries
CA$104,821/yr
Area Manager41 Salaries
CA$69,000/yr
Associate31 Salaries
CA$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 1,713 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 394 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 355 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2107 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1587 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 282 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 160 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2156 reviews)
"No cons"(in 1075 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Travel Consultant

I worked at American Express full-time for less than a year

Pros

They really care about their employees, great pay, great benefits and great company values that they uphold.

Cons

I really can't think of any cons about the company.

Advice to Management

Management is very supportive. I have no advice to give but to keep up the great work managers.

"Good Company"Aug 15, 2020

Current Employee - Warehouse Associate

I have been working at Amazon part-time

Pros

Nice benefit and good people

Cons

Hard work and l ok working

Job Postings

Amazon has 27,547 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.