Investing in the U.S.
Since 2011, Amazon has invested over $160 billion in the US, including infrastructure and compensation to our employees – $53 billion in 2017 alone. Check it out
Job creation and investment
Amazon is a powerful engine of growth for the national economy – revitalizing communities across America through job creation, economic investment, and innovative services.

Since 2012, Amazon has invested more than $100 billion in the U.S., added $45 billion to U.S. GDP, and added 125 U.S.-based jobs a day - or one job every ten minutes.

Steel to silicon: Pittsburgh's technology renaissance continues

How Pittsburgh learned to speak another language, and provided Amazon a gateway to the world.

In photos: Amazon expands Vancouver Tech Hub, adding 3,000 high-tech jobs

These new hires will join the more than 6,000 full-time Amazonians across Canada, ranging from customer fulfillment associates to researchers and software engineers.

8 Amazon facts you didn’t know

You probably already know that we have super-fast shipping and that Jeff Bezos launched our company from his garage. But did you realize that we hand out as many as 5,000 free bananas a day to Seattleites passing by our offices?

There’s opportunity anywhere you live

A rural Idaho mom built a business on Amazon without leaving the land she loves.

Every day is coffee day for the dozen independent roasters in Amazon’s Seattle headquarters

In celebration of National Coffee Day, see how beans from Elm Coffee Roasters get from Seattle's historic Pioneer Square to Amazon’s Day 1 building.

45,000 and counting

Amazon now has more than 45,000 employees in our hometown, Seattle. Discover why our employees joined, why they stay, and why their ID badges aren't all the same color.

How a partnership between Amazon and a local delivery service keeps business booming and employees happy in Arizona

Two local entrepreneurs share how the online retailer has become the largest part of their catering business.

Get that job: How to land an internship at Amazon

Tips and tricks from our University Recruiting Team.
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Amazon's impact in southern California

How we're creating jobs while supporting and investing in communities

Restaurant skills give fresh hope

Amazon donates and furnishes more than 25,000 square feet of retail space for five new FareStart eateries.

What's your pet doing all day?

This product allows pet parents to keep an eye on their furry friends.
What's in a name?
Bigfoot, Houdini, and Nessie have all taken up
residence on Amazon’s Seattle campus.
But how did they end up there?
find out
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