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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.

Cutting-edge opportunity, delivered

How a part-time job at an Amazon warehouse led to a full-time career in robotics.

When a business believes in a city's comeback

Audible's new Innovation Cathedral is the Amazon subsidiary's latest — and most dazzling — vote of confidence in Newark, New Jersey.

Amazon leader. Cultural ambassador. Bridge builder.

Mahammud Hirsi works to connect cultures inside and outside Amazon warehouses.

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.

Amazon’s most extreme delivery

In “the land of high passes,” the challenges are as vast as the landscape.

From the ground up

Amazon’s new Arlington campus will feature energy-efficient offices, new community space, and neighborhood retail.

There’s opportunity anywhere you live

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

Hiring in Arlington

Amazon leases new space in Arlington, VA and starts hiring to create 400 jobs in 2019.

Unlocking the potential of rural America

A look at the impact of technology, from Amazon and other companies, on rural areas.

Amazon teams up with New York colleges to launch pathway to cloud computing jobs

Students from LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, and SUNY will be eligible for a Cloud Computing Certificate that can help them land entry-level tech jobs.

The big picture

A look back at 2018 through 18 of our favorite Amazon photos.

Steel to silicon: Pittsburgh's technology renaissance continues

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

How Amazon ended up in San Diego

Think big: The development of this tech hub was sparked by an Amazonian's six-pager.

Fall River’s second chance

How Amazon’s warehouse is strengthening this historic Massachusetts community.
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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.
Diversity and inclusion
Amazon’s mission is to be the earth’s most customer-centric company, and this mission is central to our work in diversity and inclusion.
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