Amazon employs about one million workers in the United States.


The e-commerce giant has a salary of 169 people working in the North American country.

Global e-commerce company Amazon has revealed that it employs about 50,950,000 people in the United States. This was shown in a statement released after the quarterly results of the company founded by Jeff Bezos were made public.

While that figure had a boost with the hiring of about 64,000 workers in the second quarter of 2021, the account does not include the thousands of workers hired, such as the drivers of package delivery vehicles, an essential gear in the circuit sales the e-commerce giant.

In the statement, Amazon noted in the section that "a new mental health benefit was introduced for all of its 950,000 US employees, their families and members of their household, which provides free access to personalized support, including individual counseling and counseling. 24-hour crisis support".

Meanwhile, the company highlighted that it "exceeded its commitment to hire 25,000 veterans and spouses of the US military by 2021 and established a new obligation to hire another 100,000 veterans and spouses of the military by 2024. "

On the other hand, the company explained that "the Amazon Returnship program was launched, a new initiative to help 1,000 corporate professionals with experience outside of Amazon who has been out of work for an extended period to return to the workforce, including people who stopped working due to COVID-19, care responsibilities or medical circumstances".

Amazon offers participants a 16-week paid job opportunity that includes a short interview process, dedicated support, and personal advice and guidance, as well as the ability to go on a full-time job at Amazon, the letter says.

The 950,000 employees who have Amazon account for 1 out of every 169 jobs in the United States. Meanwhile, in the rest of the planet, the giant founded by Jeff Bezos employs some 400,000 people.

To measure the number of Amazon workers, it can be compared with Wall-Mart, another of the large companies in the United States, which offers employment to 1 out of every 100 people who live in North American power.

Despite having an immense workforce, the CFO, Brian Olsavsky, assured that they continue to expand their number of employees. 

We're spending a lot of money on transfers and benefits. Olsavsky  added that the pay increase that the company usually offers in October was before May.

Amazon doubled its profit in the first half.

Amazon doubled its profits during the first half of this year, but for the first time since the start of the pandemic, its billing fell below expectations, in a sign that the blazing growth of its business may be beginning to slow down.

The e-commerce giant earned 15,885 million dollars until June, 104% more than in the same period of 2020, and improved its income by almost 35%, to 221,598 million, as announced this Thursday.

Thanks to significant increases in its sales of products and its services, it did so thanks to substantial increases in its sales of products and its services. Its cloud computing technology stands out, one of the most powerful on the market.

Over the past 18 months, our consumer businesses have had to deliver an unprecedented number of products, including personal protective equipment, food, and other products that have helped communities worldwide cope with the epidemic. Andy Jassy, the new CEO of the firm, highlighted in a statement.

Between April and June, data to which the markets paid the most attention, the company founded by Jeff Bezos had a net profit of 7.778 million dollars, 48% more than a year before.