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What is the average salary for Amazon employees in the United States?

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 Head PHX Developer at $250,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Amazon is a Cognizant Engineer at $12,000 annually.

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$26K Warehouse Associate Average Salary at Amazon in the United States (81 salaries)

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-$29K (71%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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-$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."
-$28K (68%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"When I started to work for the company trough a staffing company I started to earn 11/hr and then I was hired directly by Amazon.com, where they paid me 12/hr the first 6 months, and I receive an increase every 6 months, so I think it's good for the future in the company."
-$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."
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$63K Associate Average Salary at Amazon in the United States (20 salaries)

+$18K (33%) more than national average Associate salary ($45K)
+$8K (13%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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-$25K (58%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"Amazon salary for basic temporary positions are higher than their competitors especially on the North East side of the country."
-$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."
+$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 in the United States (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."
-$15K (31%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"Given that I was an intern, the compensation was lower than that of a full-time area manager. I believe that full-time pay is quite decent. however, for interns, it was not as much."
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$24K Picker Average Salary at Amazon in the United States (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 in the United States (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 in the United States (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 in the United States (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 in the United States (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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$25K Warehouse Worker Average Salary at Amazon in the United States (9 salaries)

+$1K (4%) more than national average Warehouse Worker salary ($24K)
-$30K (75%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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-$35K (93%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"Our compensation as an Amazon warehouse worker excels at all other company warehouses. Our starting pay averages between 15-17 an hour guaranteed without experience. Other warehouse jobs that I’ve seen start at 10-12 dollars an hour. There is room for advancement if you have a bachelor's degree. We recently had a.30 raise and as a part-time worker you can pick up full-time work."
-$22K (50%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"Lower than what it should be. Other Warehouse workers get paid $18-$20 an hour."
-$23K (52%) less than average Amazon salary ($55K)
"My salary is higher than some other warehouse companies. This is my first warehouse position and my knowledge of other warehouses is limited."
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$108K SDE Intern Average Salary at Amazon in the United States (2 salaries)

+$31K (33%) more than national average SDE Intern salary ($77K)
+$53K (65%) more than average Amazon salary ($55K)
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+$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."
+$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."

What is the highest paying job at Amazon in the United States?

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

What is the lowest paying job at Amazon in the United States?

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

How much does a Amazon employee make on an average/hour in the United States?

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

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