Compare Southwest Airlines vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Southwest Airlines 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)
4.4
(based on 1946 reviews)
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 42148 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Southwest Airlines Ceo Gary C. Kelly
93%
93%Gary C. Kelly
Southwest Airlines employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
86%
86%Jeff Bezos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Southwest Airlines employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Southwest Airlines employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
72%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Southwest Airlines.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • Amazon had 918 more reviews than Southwest Airlines that mentioned "No cons" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 226 reviews)
"Flight benefits"(in 173 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 1987 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1497 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Mandatory overtime"(in 95 reviews)
"No cons"(in 61 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2013 reviews)
"No cons"(in 979 reviews)
Featured Review
"Baggage Analyst"Apr 29, 2019

Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I have been working at Southwest Airlines

Pros

Culture Benefits Holidays Hours Location

Cons

Location Pay organization contractors Behind

KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.seasonalFormer - Order Picker

I worked at Amazon

Pros

nice workplace environment and structure

Cons

i didn't notice any con in my time working there.

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