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Area Managers at Amazon.com give their company a 3.3 out of 5.0, while the average rating for Amazon.com is 3.6, making them 9% less happy than every other employee at Amazon.com and 11% less happy than every other Area Manager on CareerBliss - the happiest Area Managers work for UGL Unicco Plant Services.

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3.3
Average Rating
(based on 8 Area Manager Review Ratings)
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Area Manager

"I worked for Amazon for 2 years beginning in 2008."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Area Manager
in Columbia, SC

What do you like about working at Amazon.com?

"Amazon paid the managers well. The opportunity to grow was great."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask a lot of questions before you sign on. It is important because you will have to work an astonishing amount of hours."

What don't you like about working at Amazon.com?

"The hours were outrageous. There is no work-life balance. There seems to be no way to switch from night shift!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Create a better description of the way the company actually works before you sign on!"

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

Average Area Manager Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $3
2013 $3
Area Manager
in Shepherdsville, KY

What do you like about working at Amazon.com?

"I felt empowered by Zappos to lead our team and make a difference in the facility daily."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Have examples of projects that increased efficiency and the net gains achieved."

What don't you like about working at Amazon.com?

"Senior leadership is way too inconsistent in the direction given during transition from Zappos to Amazon."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Do not simply forward messages with see below written. Send out communication with the why included, and not just the what, so that area managers can communicate the value of decisions to the team uniformly."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Area Manager
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3.1 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.1 / 5
Company Culture 3.1 / 5 Way You Work 3.2 / 5

Average Amazon.com Attributes by Area Manager

Company Culture
2.7
Growth Opportunities
3.4
People You Work With
4.2
Person You Work For
2.9
Rewards You Receive
3.3
Support You Get
3.2
Way You Work
3.6
Work Setting
3
Area Manager
in Campbellsville, KY

"This review is based on my experience in Campbellsville."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 3.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2.1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Area Manager
in New Castle, DE
Person You Work For 1.1 / 5 People You Work With 3.2 / 5 Work Setting 2.8 / 5
Support You Get 1.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.6 / 5
Company Culture 1.3 / 5 Way You Work 1.5 / 5
Area Manager
in Breinigsville, PA
Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.5 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.6 / 5
Area Manager
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.2 / 5 Work Setting 3.5 / 5
Support You Get 4.6 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.1 / 5 Way You Work 3.6 / 5
Area Manager

What don't you like about working at Amazon.com?

"It was very hard to move up, due to the sheer size of the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to lead by example, and you will continue to earn the respect of staff."

Area Manager
in Whitestown, IN

"Very disappointing. I expected something different out of the world's leading internet company."

What do you like about working at Amazon.com?

"It is a very liberal environment."

What don't you like about working at Amazon.com?

"I did not enjoy working in distribution."

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