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1,431 Amazon Employee Salaries

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What is the average salary for Amazon employees?

Amazon employees earn $55,000 annually on average, or $26 per hour, which is 18% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at Amazon is a Senior Engineering Manager at $174,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Amazon is a Packer at $21,000 annually.

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1,431 Amazon employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Select your job title and find out how much you could make at Amazon.

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$26K Warehouse Associate Average Salary at Amazon (81 salaries)

Equal to national average Warehouse Associate salary ($26K)
-$29K (71%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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-$24K (55%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"Though there have been things taken away in recent years, the salary at amazon is still very competitive and there are not a lot of companies who are willing to pay that much per hour. All in all, it’s a great starting salary for someone with little to no working background or education. There are so many opportunities to grow and move up in the company, area manages to tend to make upwards of $75,000 a year."
-$22K (50%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"At the time, Amazon Fulfillment Center would pay more than part-time jobs because they needed bodies to work considering the bad press the company gets for handling its workers. Then they would pay even more if you decide to stay when most people would decide to leave. Sometimes, though, depending on the work and schedule, the pay may not be enough to accommodate the work."
-$26K (61%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"The standard hourly rate for all warehouse associates is $12 per hour (plus a .50 bonus if you're on the night shift). Problem solvers and Process Guides do not make any more than the same associates doing basic functions in receiving. There are not many chances to move up in the company and the compensation feels rather low."
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$63K Associate Average Salary at Amazon (19 salaries)

+$18K (33%) more than national average Associate salary ($45K)
+$8K (13%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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-$43K (128%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"My salary as a Sortation Associate is very similar across the board since the minimum payment is $15/hr. Its much higher than any job I have had so far so nothing to complain about here."
-$22K (50%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"My salary wasn’t the best but it gave us a good enough pay"
+$30K (42%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"My hourly pay is 15 dollars a hour and as I will be a bachelor graduate of spring 2020, i want better opportunity for myself."
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$60K Area Manager Average Salary at Amazon (50 salaries)

-$1K (1%) less than national average Area Manager salary ($61K)
+$5K (8%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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-$8K (15%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"I was promoted twice. When I was promoted from a Process Assistant (Level 3) to an Area Manager (Level 4), I lost my overtime, moved to a more expensive city and after doing the math actually took a pay cut to work 55-60 hours as a Manager. I also know for a fact that Amazon pays managers who are recruited from the outside way more than people promoted from within. They promote you and put you on the minimum college new hire salary."
+$10K (16%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"Fair until the mandated overtime comes in during the holiday season. There comes a point at which the hourly associates make more per hour than we do as managers when the overtime comes constantly. Other than that, the pay is solid."
+$13K (21%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"Amazon is the best paying company in the market, I believe their salary, benefits and incentives are amazing and there are very few companies in the world that can match it."
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$24K Picker Average Salary at Amazon (19 salaries)

+$2K (8%) more than national average Picker salary ($22K)
-$31K (78%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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-$22K (50%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"I was on nights so my rate was $15.50 an hour. When I changed to day shift I got up to $16.00. After peak, I received $16.75 an hour and I loved it, it was nice and helped out a lot."
-$17K (36%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"I suppose that's good for the tasks we do. It's truly not hard."
-$30K (75%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"I feel the pay is right for the job."
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$81K Software Development Engineer Average Salary at Amazon (50 salaries)

Equal to national average Software Development Engineer salary ($81K)
+$26K (38%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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+$30K (42%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"I am being paid $85000 for SLC which is good.I was fired by Overstock due to budget cut, and I'm looking for a new job in SLC."
-$15K (31%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"I'm overpaid in Amazon China probably, but underpaid for me. I got a much higher package at graduation."
+$39K (52%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"It's the average pay for developers."
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$63K Operations Manager Average Salary at Amazon (20 salaries)

+$2K (3%) more than national average Operations Manager salary ($61K)
+$8K (13%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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"The salary was rather low but it came with benefits and stock upon completion of a set term of work for the company."
+$35K (48%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"Total compensation includes stock options as well totaling 120,000 annually"
+$110K (100%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"I think I am compensated at the right level vs. competition."
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$51K Software Development Engineer in Test Intern Average Salary at Amazon (10 salaries)

-$10K (17%) less than national average Software Development Engineer in Test Intern salary ($61K)
-$4K (7%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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+$39K (52%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"The pay I got was $8000 per month for three months which was awesome."
-$25K (58%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"Pretty good compared to other software engineer internships"
+$45K (58%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"The salary is actually good."
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$30K Delivery Driver Average Salary at Amazon (5 salaries)

Equal to national average Delivery Driver salary ($30K)
-$25K (58%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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-$24K (55%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"The pay at Amazon was a decent start. I received no training due to prior experience but this company didn't offer advancement to move up in the company."
-$27K (65%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"About average to say the best. Not great and not bad either."
-$24K (55%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"I'd give it about a 8 out of 10"
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$108K SDE Intern Average Salary at Amazon (2 salaries)

+$31K (33%) more than national average SDE Intern salary ($77K)
+$53K (65%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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+$49K (61%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"As I have not yet had much experience it is hard for me to judge the appropriate level of compensation. However I have an expectation to earn at least more than $80,000 annually."
+$56K (67%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"The pay is higher compared industry standards for an intern in the USA and there is enormous value for the work done."

$86K Software Development Engineer in Test Average Salary at Amazon (12 salaries)

+$5K (5%) more than national average Software Development Engineer in Test salary ($81K)
+$31K (43%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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+$18K (28%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"I feel I am being underpaid, since my friends who are doing same works are getting paid better."
+$85K (87%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"The pay at Amazon is very high, especially for positions outside of the Seattle headquarters."
+$55K (66%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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What is the highest paying job at Amazon?

Warehouse Associate is the highest paying job at Amazon at $697,000 annually.

What is the lowest paying job at Amazon?

Dock Worker is the lowest paying job at Amazon at $20,000 annually.

How much does a Amazon employee make on an average/hour?

Amazon employees earn $55,000 annually on average, or $26 per hour.

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