Work-Life Balance At Amazon: 68%

Amazon Work Life Balance

What is the work-life balance like at Amazon? If you’re going to take the leap and get a job at Amazon, you’ll want to know… will you be working from home, home for dinner, or never home?

Before we share all of the pertinent information you’ll need to decide about the work-life balance at Amazon, keep in mind that it is a massive company with 1,400,000+ employees. The salaries and work-life balance will vary greatly depending on the role, location, and skillset.

In this article, you’ll find one place to analyze what it is like to work (and live) as an employee at Amazon.

 

Amazon Overview

 

Work-Life Balance At Amazon: 68%

The work-life balance at Amazon gets a rating of 68%.

We calculated this score by taking the average work-life balance score from three reputable employee review sites. Since the sites have different rating systems (some use letter grades while others use star ratings), we put all ratings onto the same scale (0-100) and gave each site equal weighting.

  • Glassdoor’s work-life balance rating: 3.4
  • Indeed’s work-life balance rating: 3.3
  • Comparably’s work-life balance rating: C-

As an overall place to work (factoring in more than work-life balance) based on reviews from Amazon employees, the company gets a 3.5 out of 5 from Indeed and 3.8 out of 5 from Glassdoor.

According to Glassdoor, 74% of employees recommended working at Amazon to a friend and 81% approve of the CEO.

With a work-life balance rating of 68%, Amazon ranks similarly to these other Fortune 100 companies: Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, MckinseyAccenture.

Take a look at our top 100 companies with the best work-life balance based on employee benefits offered.

 

Culture At Amazon: 76%

The work culture at Amazon gets a rating of 76%.

We calculated this score by taking the average culture score from three reputable employee review sites, putting all of their scoring systems onto a scale of 0-100, and giving each site equal weighting.

  • Glassdoor’s culture rating: 3.7
  • Indeed’s work-life balance rating: 3.3
  • Comparably’s work-life balance rating: B+

In recent years, we’ve learned more about company culture at Amazon through their return-to-office decisions.

 

Employee Benefits At Amazon

Amazon offers an array of employee benefits to its 1,400,000+ workers. Here is a summary of some of the top employee benefits at Amazon:

  • Insurance
  • Flexibility at work
  • Leave
  • Childcare
  • Health and wellness
  • Financial perks
  • Retirement
  • Reimbursement
  • Meals

Visit Amazon’s employee benefits page to learn more.

At Buildremote, we track companies that provide unique benefits that enhance the work-life balance for its employees. Amazon has shown up in the following research lists as a company that offers remote work, pays for college, and offers great maternity leave. Click those links to learn more about other companies that provide those benefits as well.

 

Learn More About Work-Life Balance At Amazon

If you’d like to read more about the work-life balance at Amazon, visit one these three sites that provide great data. These were the sources for our culture and work-life balance ratings and they each provide helpful reviews from employees:

  • Glassdoor: Read about common FAQs, employee reviews, and salary figures
  • Comparably: Learn about the culture, leadership team, salaries, and city breakdowns
  • Indeed: View employee benefits, employee reviews, and open positions

 

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Henry OLoughlin

Hi, I'm the founder of Buildremote. I have worked from home for a decade and ran a fully remote, four-day work week company for eight years. I've made all of the mistakes running a distributed team. I hope if you read my work, you'll be spared.

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