Compare American Express vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • American Express scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 10952 reviews)
American Express employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 90499 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
American Express employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
American Express employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
American Express employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
American Express Ceo Stephen J Squeri
94%
94%Stephen J Squeri
American Express employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Andrew Jassy
78%
78%Andrew Jassy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
American Express employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
79%
American Express employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Amazon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
66%

Salaries

Amazon has 1,866 more total submitted salaries than American Express.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Client Services1 Salaries
€35,167/yr
Account Development Manager1 Salaries
€57,334/yr
Director1 Salaries
$1,037/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative18 Salaries
€12/hr
Account Manager13 Salaries
€55,527/yr
Software Development Engineer72 Salaries
€80,603/yr

What Employees Say

  • Amazon had 2,092 more reviews than American Express that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at American Express.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 433 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 383 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 302 reviews)
"Decision making"(in 172 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review
"SME"17 Sep 2019

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at American Express full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great company to work for, huge amounts of learning and progression.

Cons

Nothing bad to report

"Very good"14 Nov 2021

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Amazon part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good layout for quick learner

Cons

Green beans and rice and beans

Job Postings

Amazon has 88,491 more recently posted open jobs than American Express.