Compare Target vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Amazon 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)
3.5
(based on 35450 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 41077 reviews)
Amazon employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.5
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Target employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
75%
75%Brian Cornell
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
86%
86%Jeff Bezos
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than Target employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Target employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than Target employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 431 more total submitted salaries than Target.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
ETL6 Salaries
CA$63,848/yr
Executive Team Leader40 Salaries
CA$60,900/yr
Team Leader20 Salaries
CA$19/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer123 Salaries
CA$103,379/yr
Area Manager37 Salaries
CA$67,873/yr
Associate25 Salaries
CA$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Target.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Target.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Team members"(in 2128 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1321 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 1945 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1641 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 1927 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1837 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1968 reviews)
"No cons"(in 920 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Team Member

I worked at Target part-time

Pros

flexible hours and friendly coworkers

Cons

none so far that I can think of

Former Employee - Software Engineer

I worked at Amazon full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

1. A lot of brilliant people surround you 2. Interesting high-scale problems to solve 3. Learning new things every day 4. Great options to switch teams within company

Cons

1. Crunch time every re:Invent season 2. High pressure to excel

Job Postings

Amazon has 19,761 more recently posted open jobs than Target.