Updated August 22, 2022

Average Specialist Salary At Amazon


$19.60 hourly

Entry level Salary
$26,000 yearly

How Much Does Amazon Pay Specialists?

Amazon pays Specialists $40,775 per year on average. This is 29% less than the national average salary for Specialists. Specialists make $58,013 per year on average, or $27.89 per hour, in the United States. Specialists on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% make $63,000.

Location impacts how much a specialist can expect to make. Specialists make the most at Amazon in Sunnyvale, CA, Jersey City, NJ and Boston, MA.

How Much Does Amazon Pay Specialists By Location?

If you want to get paid the most as a Specialist at Amazon, Sunnyvale, Jersey City and New York are the best options, as they are the highest-paying cities in this company. Additionally, cities like Boston and Seattle also report highly competitive salaries for Specialists at Amazon.

Specialist Salaries By Location At Amazon

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1Sunnyvale, CA$62,022$29.82
2Jersey City, NJ$59,958$28.83
3New York, NY$59,039$28.38
4Boston, MA$56,411$27.12
5Seattle, WA$55,865$26.86
6Chicago, IL$53,292$25.62
7Herndon, VA$51,832$24.92
8Dallas, TX$51,673$24.84
9Portland, OR$49,283$23.69
10Detroit, MI$47,994$23.07

Which Amazon competitors pay specialists the most?

If you want to compare the specialists salaries between Amazon and some similar companies, being employed by a company such as eBay or Target would be a smart choice, as they are the highest-paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Shopbop and Whole Foods Market also report highly competitive salaries for specialists.
RankCompanyAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
5Whole Foods Market$33,411$1619
6Best Buy$32,024$15215

Highest paid Specialist jobs at Amazon

RankJob TitleAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
1Product Specialist/Manager$150,442$72-
2Internet Network Specialist$148,717$72-
3Lead Sales Specialist$146,597$70-
4Technical Solutions Specialist$146,373$70-
5Senior Research Specialist$145,901$70-
6Systems Application Specialist$145,488$70-
7Lead Research Specialist$143,612$69-
8Computer Security Specialist$138,989$67-
9Lead Network Specialist$136,532$66-
10Instrument Specialist$136,162$65-

Frequently asked questions about Amazon Specialist salaries.

How Much Does Amazon Pay Specialists An Hour?

Amazon pays specialists $28 an hour, on average.

What Is The Starting Pay For A Specialist At Amazon?

The starting pay for a Specialist at Amazon is $32,000 per year, or $15 an hour.

How Much Does Amazon Pay Compared To Ebay?

Amazon pays $58,013 per year on average compared to eBay, which pays $97,290. That works out to $28 per hour at Amazon, compared to $47 per hour at eBay.

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