As the most valuable retailer in the United States and one of the most valuable public companies in the world, Amazon is home to some high-paying careers.
We compiled the top 11 highest paying jobs at Amazon, based on current and former employee reports on Glassdoor.com. If you’re in the market for a new job and want to give this huge retailer a shot, check this list out beforehand.
11. Brand specialist
Average salary: $61,112
A brand specialist works in the marketing team, and focuses on customer interaction and company image.
10. Business analyst
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Average salary: $73,221
A business analyst keeps an eye on company and industry data to help facilitate company decisions.
9. Software engineer I
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Average salary: $99,444
A software engineer works with coders, programmers, and software design teams. Amazon has tiers within certain positions (generally from 1-3), with a 1 being a person with the least amount of experience and a 3 being a person with many years of experience.
8. Software development engineer I (SDE I)
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Average salary: $103,270
A software development engineer uses computer engineering, information analysis, and computer science.
7. Software engineer II
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Average salary: $118,112
A Software engineer II is a software engineer with a few years of experience.
6. Senior program manager
Average salary: $122,771
A senior program manager is the head of a specific program or project within the company.
5. Technical program manager II
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Average salary: $124,592
A technical program manager handles the tech-related aspects of company projects and programs.
4. Software development engineer II (SDE2)
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Average salary: $127,800
A Software development engineer II is a software development engineer with a few years of experience. Amazon has tiers within certain positions (generally from 1-3), with a 1 being a person with the least amount of experience and a 3 being a person with many years of experience.
3. Senior technical program manager
Average salary: $141,479
A senior technical program manager overlooks multiple technical program teams.
2. Senior software development engineer
Average salary: $141,921
A senior software development manager leads multiple software development teams within the company.
1. Senior manager
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Average salary: $151,579
A senior manager is the leader of multiple teams within the company.