趋势:前AWS房地产管理人员被指控在FBI调查中挑战亚马逊的动机,挑战亚马逊的动机
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亚马逊超过了加利福尼亚州的153,000名兼职员工,截至2020年第四季度,迅速超越了公司的家庭华盛顿州的80,000多名亚马逊员工,该公司展示的最新数字。

推动趋势:While Amazon has tech, engineering and product development operations in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, the surge coincides with the build-out of its distribution network, Prime Now Hubs, Amazon Pantry and Fresh facilities, and physical retail stores. California is also one of the first states where Amazon isopening last-mile delivery stations in rural areas.

Larger implications:在这一新的增长阶段,公司的就业人数承诺更密切地镜面,超越技术和工程中心。加利福尼亚州拥有4000万居民,是国家最具人口众多的国家。趋势还表明亚马逊超越西雅图地区的增长的程度。

  • The updated total in California represents an increase of nearly 70% from the 91,000 employees reported by Amazon in the state earlier in 2020. The surge makes California the company’s largest state for employment by far.
  • Washington state, home to the company’s Seattle headquarters, had been its largest state for employment prior to 2020. Amazon’s latest total of more than 80,000 employees in Washington state is up 8% from 74,000 earlier in 2020.
  • In Virginia, where Amazon hasestablished its second headquarters, or HQ2, the company employed more than 27,000 people as of the fourth quarter, up 46% from more than 18,500 employees earlier in the year.

数据源:The numbers come froman Amazon pagethat documents the company’s economic impact across the country. The company updated the numbers along with its fourth-quarter earnings release. The numbers reflect direct Amazon employment, not contractors or workers employed through third-party firms or agencies. GeekWire一直从页面跟踪数据五年, and we filled in the gaps using互联网档案捕获的快照

现实检查:亚马逊正在迅速增长,即其官方数字通常很快就会发生过时。(The company puts a “+” sign by each employment number in recognition of this fact.) By Amazon’s official count, for example, it has 25 fulfillment and sortation centers and 19 delivery stations in California, which would be the most in the nation. However,data maintained by logistics consultancy MWPVL International在加利福尼亚州展示了30多个亚马逊履行和分拣中心,并在该州的多达60个交付站。

Global context:亚马逊雇用近130万人全世界截至2020年底,我增长了500000人n one year. The numbers do not include seasonal workers. About 950,000 of those were in the United States, according to Amazon’s economic impact map. By comparison, Walmart has about 2.2 million employees globally, 1.5 million of them in the U.S.

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