1.3 billion $ investment this year, Amazon’s average hourly wage in the US for customer fulfilment and transportation now exceeds $20.50.
Good news for job seekers everywhere: across hundreds of American cities and towns, Amazon is employing 250,000 individuals for full-time, part-time, and seasonal fulfilment centre and transportation positions. Amazon is currently investing $1.3 billion this year towards pay increases for customer fulfilment and transportation employees, bringing the average pay for those roles to over $20.50 per hour (a more than 50% increase over five years), with some locations offering as much as $28 per hour. Amazon is the nation’s leading job creator, having added more than 800,000 jobs in the last five years.
John Felton, senior vice president of worldwide operations at Amazon, stated, "The holiday season is always a special time at Amazon and we're excited to hire 250,000 additional people this year to help serve customers across the country." There is a position available for someone searching for a temporary side gig or someone looking to start their journey towards a successful and satisfying career with Amazon. Starting today, a fulfilment or transportation employee will receive a 13% salary rise over the next three years—possibly more, given our yearly wage investments—in addition to perks including health care coverage and prepaid college tuition with Career Choice.
Every year, hourly salaries are increased by Amazon, which has invested over $10 billion in hourly pay in the previous five years. A new emergency savings programme and a financial assistance pilot programme that has helped save customer fulfilment and transportation employees close to $20 million are just two of the new benefits that Amazon has added this year. All of these programmes are accessible to new hires.
"I was a seasonal employee when I started at Amazon, but I really quickly became a full-time, blue-badge employee," stated Laci Temple, a Sumner, Washington, delivery station associate. "There are numerous opportunities here for you to seize."
Improved on-the-job safety training will be provided to staff members who choose to reapply or join Amazon for the first time. This year, Amazon has upgraded its Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) Training curriculum, which is intended to prioritise personal and site safety and increase information retention, in addition to improving our practical, job-applicable safety training. For example, order pickers and forklifts are examples of these devices.
Four fantastic health perks for Amazon Employees at Amazon may use from the first day of employment.
In addition to sophisticated cancer care, mental health services, and round-the-clock access to medical counsel, Amazon provides health insurance to new hires.
Opportunities for career advancement are offered by Amazon, along with 401(k) plans with company match, anytime access to earned pay, health, vision, and dental insurance from the moment of hire, up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave for birth parents (six weeks for eligible supporting parents), and a free benefit called Resources for Living that supports employees, their families, and their households with financial and mental health services.
To learn more and apply, check out Amazon’s Jobs page.