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Amazon H1B Visa

In 2019, Amazon applied for 6099 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 98% were approved.

An in-depth look at ‘Certified-withdrawn’ H1B applications at Amazon unveil that 38 approved work permit applications were withdrawn before the employee’s start date, and 11 were withdrawn by Amazon after the employee’s start date.

Work Permit Application Outcome at Amazon

Amazon has a total of 154100 employees

6099
Total Applied
  • 98% Granted (5995 out of 6099)
  • <1% Denied (55 out of 6099)
  • <1% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection (38 out of 6099)
  • <1% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer (11 out of 6099)

*This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Work Permit Applications by Department at Amazon

Amazon applied for work permits in 11 departments - Engineering, Product, Design, Marketing, Operations, Business Development, Finance, HR, IT, Legal, and Sales. The highest concentration of work permits applied for were in the Engineering department with 60%; of those 99% were approved and 0% were denied.

Total Number Applied: 6099

DepartmentTotal
Engineering3686
Product587
Operations237
Finance200
Design85
Marketing69
IT52
Legal15
Sales15
HR13
Business Development12

Total Number Granted: 5995

DepartmentTotal
Engineering3650
Product570
Operations233
Finance196
Design84
Marketing65
IT50
Legal15
Sales15
HR13
Business Development12

Total Number Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer: 11

DepartmentTotal
Engineering6
Product2
Design1

Total Number Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection: 38

DepartmentTotal
Engineering16
Product3
Finance2
Marketing1
Operations1

Total Number Denied: 55

DepartmentTotal
Engineering14
Product12
Marketing3
Operations3
Finance2
IT2

H1B Salaries vs. Resident Salaries

The average salary offered to a Amazon H1B applicant is $126,431* in comparison to a resident whose average salary is $114,073**.

$126,431 *
H1B Salaries
$114,073 **
Resident Salaries
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Amazon Salary Averages by Department

Department H1B Resident
Engineering$128,922$160,934
Product$125,093$169,458
Operations$110,795$118,443
Finance$109,243$116,131
Design$110,652$120,831
Marketing$117,104$171,511
IT$110,510$118,297
Legal$148,408$148,592
Sales$114,693$267,428
HR$92,041$153,590
Business Development$113,189$179,935

* This data was calculated using publically sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

** estimated average salaries

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