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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 lots of opportunity for growth. We also provide a full range of benefits for you and your eligible family members (including domestic partners). While the benefits may vary slightly from location to location, these are the basic benefits for regular full-time, U.S. employees:


  • A choice of four medical plans, including prescription drug benefits, designed to meet your individual needs
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan


  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Company-paid basic life and accident cover as well as optional additional (and dependent) cover at a low cost
  • Company-paid short- and long-term disability plan
  • Health-care and dependent-care flexible spending account

Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee assistance programme including dependent-care referral services and financial/legal services
  • Assistance with child care and care for the elderly
  • Pet care assistance

Time off

  • Employees earn holiday time and up to six paid personal days per year
  • Six company holidays


At Amazon, employees have the opportunity to become owners of the Company. We want employees to think like owners, and by awarding equity we provide them with an ownership opportunity. Eligible employees of Amazon and its subsidiaries receive Amazon Restricted Stock Units.