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How much does Amazon.com Inc pay in Seattle, WA?

Salaries at Amazon.com Inc range from an average of $26,000 to $250,000 a year. A Senior Finance Director at Amazon.com Inc makes the most with an average salary of $250,000 per year, while a Warehouse Worker makes the least with an average salary of $26,000 per year.

About Seattle, Washington

Employees in Seattle, Washington make an average salary of $69,351. Trends in wages are going down with a 0.2 percent decrease over last quarter as of Q2 2018. The cost of living is 48.8 percent above the national average in Seattle. The most popular occupations in Seattle are Software Engineer, Software Development Engineer (SDE), and Senior Software Engineer which pay between $100,944 and $127,453 annually. The most popular industries in Seattle are Software as a Service (SaaS) Development, Software Development, and Retail. Some popular Seattle employers include Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp, and The Boeing Company.

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Q: What is it like working at Amazon.com Inc?

Financial Analyst in Seattle:
"Fast-paced churn and burn culture."
Pros: Learn a ton as a finance analyst. Be prepared to get your hands dirty with SQL and other "business analyst" type responsibilities. Have a crazy amount of ownership. (Almost) everyone you work with is smart.
Cons: It's impressive if you make it past a year as a finance analyst at Amazon. Most people that make it past a year at the company move on to roles outside of finance. Management can totally make or break the job. Be prepared to work 50-60 hours regularly in the "slow season" and 70 hours when things pick up. Compensation is tied up in RSUs so there's a good chance you'll be underpaid seeing as most people never see their stocks vest due to the high turnover rate. People really do cry at their desks. Unrelenting stress and deadlines.

Software Engineer in Seattle:
"Pretty good!"
Pros: Contrary to most other things I hear about this place, the workload has been very manageable, and I like that our team dictates our development schedule and practices without much enforced from the higher-ups.
Cons: Promotion process is highly bureaucratic, and it can take a significant amount of time for positive feelings from peers and management to tranform into promotions and raises.

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