Amazon announced on Thursday it is hiring for more than 2,500 new, full-time jobs across its growing U.S. fulfillment network.
Median pay inside Amazon fulfillment centers is 30 percent higher than traditional retail jobs. In addition to highly competitive wages, Amazon also offers employees comprehensive benefits on day one, bonuses and stock awards.
"Last year, we hired more than 20,000 people into full-time jobs across our U.S. fulfillment centers - with more than half starting as seasonal employees," said Mike Roth, Amazon's vice president of North America operations. "Today, we're excited to announce 2,500 full-time jobs, bringing new employment opportunities to local communities across the country."
Fulfillment center jobs picking, packing and shipping customer orders are currently available in:
• Chester, Va.
• Coffeyville, Kan.
• Columbia, S.C.
• Dupont, Wash.
• Murfreesboro, Tenn.
• Petersburg, Va.
To learn more about working at an Amazon fulfillment center, visit www.workatamazonfulfillment.com