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Since 2010 Amazon has invested over $270 billion in the US, including infrastructure and compensation to our employees – $72 billion in 2018 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 2010 Amazon has invested over $270 billion in the US, including infrastructure and compensation to our employees—$72 billion in 2018 alone.

Amazon ramps hiring, opening 100,000 new roles to support people relying on Amazon’s service in this stressful time

Company will increase pay by $2/hour in the U.S., C$2 in Canada, £2/hr in the UK, and approximately €2/hr in many EU countries, through May, for employees and partners who are in fulfillment centers, transportation operations, stores or those making deliveries so that others can remain at home.

There’s opportunity anywhere you live

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

The faces of Amazon operations

Meet the people stepping up during this critical time to make sure that Amazon boxes arrive with what you need.

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.

Helping local small businesses through the impacts of COVID‑19

Amazon is creating a $5 million Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund to provide cash grants to Seattle small businesses that need assistance.

Update on Amazon HQ in Arlington, VA

In 2019, Amazon began hiring for 25,000 jobs, engaged our neighbors, and committed to new sustainability goals.

When COVID‑19 closed her preschool, Amazon had a job for her

Meet some of the 175,000 new associates Amazon is hiring to meet customer demand.

Amazon provides first batch of grants to neighbors losing business due to COVID‑19

Small businesses near our headquarters invited to apply for help from $5 million Neighborhood Small Business Relief Fund.

Amazon has already done many of the things politicians demand of America’s leading businesses

We agree that a company this size should be scrutinized, but we also believe people should know that Amazon is doing exactly what many lawmakers and critics insist the private sector should do.

Amazon’s economic impact in the U.S.

A snapshot of our job creation activities, tax profile, and significant investments in communities across the country.

From the ground up

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

Watch a new Amazon warehouse as it's built

Rare video footage provides a bird's-eye-view of the construction of YOW1 in Ottawa, Canada.
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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.

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