The FINANCIAL — Amazon last week announced that it is hiring 150,000 employees throughout the U.S. in full-time, seasonal, and part-time roles across its operations network. A diverse range of roles—from packing and picking to sorting and shipping—are available to applicants from all backgrounds and experience levels, According to Amazon.
Employees can earn, on average, more than $19 per hour based on position and location in the U.S. Interested candidates can see all the regions with open positions at www.amazon.com/apply.
“We’re proud to offer a wide variety of roles for people of all backgrounds, with more than 150,000 roles available across the country. Whether someone is looking for some extra money for a few months or a long-term career, the holidays are a great time for people to join Amazon, and many of our seasonal employees return year-after-year or transition into full-time roles,” said John Felton, Amazon’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations. “Those who choose to stay with us will find a lot of opportunities to grow their careers, whether they take advantage of our free college tuition programs or seek out promotions across our network—this year alone, more than 20,000 front-line employees received promotions.”
Jobs in Amazon’s operations network include stowing, picking, packing, sorting, shipping customer orders, and more, and are available in hundreds of cities and towns across America. These roles can be the start of a long-term career inside or outside the company. The flexibility of the jobs available come with a wide range of hours—full- and part-time—and excellent pay and benefits. Sign-on bonuses ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 are available in select locations.
“I’m an HR professional by trade and joined Amazon in a seasonal operations role when the company I worked for closed,” said Amazon employee Rose Deimler, who is now a senior human resources business partner at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. “I was really just looking for a job to help pay the bills while I figured out my next step and, nearly 11 years later, I’ve grown the opportunity into a senior-level HR role with five direct reports. Now, I’m able to help other employees learn and grow within the company.”
While there are jobs available across the country, the states with the greatest number of available positions include: California, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Oregon, Texas, Tennessee, Utah, and Washington, according to Amazon.
Amazon employees around the world team up to meet the needs of customers every day. Employees are the heart and soul of the company, which is why Amazon jobs not only include great pay, but also provide comprehensive benefits for regular full-time employees, including career advancement and earned pay access, health, vision, and dental insurance from the first day on the job; a 401(k) with 50% company match; up to 20 week’s paid leave, and 6 weeks of parental leave; and Amazon’s Resources for Living program, a free mental health benefit offering services and support for employees, their families, and their households.
To ensure customer orders are picked, packed, and shipped on time every single day, Amazon continues to invest in our employees, technology, supply chain planning, transportation, and the Delivery Service Partner program in an effort to get customers what they want, when they want it, wherever they are. Learn more about the jobs behind the journey of an Amazon package.