There are many things to consider when deciding on your next employer. At Amazon we offer employees the chance to work with great people, on exciting projects, with a ton of opportunity for growth.

But we also recognize that Amazonians have a life outside of work and need a break every once in a while. That's why we provide a full range of benefits for you and your eligible family members. While the benefits may vary slightly from location to location, these are the basics for full-time, U.S. employees:

Health Care

  • A choice of three medical plans, including prescription drug coverage, designed to meet your individual needs, with domestic partner coverage
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Company-paid basic life and accident coverage as well as optional coverage at a low cost
  • Company-paid short- and long-term disability plan
  • Employee assistance program including dependent-care referral services and financial/legal services
  • Health-care and dependent-care flexible spending accounts

Time Off

Amazon believes that associates should earn and take vacation on a regular basis for their personal well-being and continued high performance. All non-seasonal associates working 20 or more hours per week accrue vacation during each pay period. Amazon also provides all non-seasonal associates who are expected to work more than 20 hours per week with paid personal time. 

Savings Plans

  • 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Several employee discount programs

Employee Stock

  • Most Amazon employees receive Amazon Restricted Stock Units

Relocation Assistance

Amazon may provide relocation assistance for certain positions. (Ask your interviewer whether the position is eligible for relocation assistance.) Learn about our various locations here.

We have partnered with a world-class relocation service provider to make sure your relocation is as stress-free as possible. Our service provider will assist you with real-estate and destination services to find just the right new location for you.

Dependent upon the type and level of position you're offered, Amazon may also provide you with the following benefits: 

  • Packing, unpacking, and moving of your personal goods and car
  • Fully furnished, temporary housing, which will include maid service, utilities, and parking
  • Storage for your personal items
  • Rental or real-estate tours to assist you with finding a new residence
  • A rental car until your personal car arrives
  • Relocation allowance to assist you with incidental expenses
  • Payment of part of the tax liability incurred with most of your taxable relocation expenses

Please talk to your recruiter during your on-site interview about the specific relocation benefits available for the position of interest. Note: relocation benefits are not available for hourly positions.

Additionally, Amazon’s fringe benefits reflect the corporate culture and will be competitive for the geographic are and/or with comparable organizations. Amazon believes that having fun and enjoying life are as important as working hard and the company supports extracurricular teams, activities and special events.

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Career Choice Program

Designed specifically for our hourly associates, the Amazon Career Choice Program is a unique benefit that pre-pays 95 percent of employees' tuition for courses related to in-demand fields, regardless of whether those skills are related to jobs at Amazon.

Learn more about the Amazon Career Choice Program!