20 Aug Amazon To Hire 3,500 In U.S. Expansion
Amazon announced plans to add 3,500 tech and corporate jobs across a half-dozen U.S. cities. The cities include Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York, Phoenix, and San Diego.
Amazon said it will invest more than $1.4 billion in these new offices which will host teams supporting businesses across the company.
“People from all walks of life come to Amazon to develop their career – from recent graduates looking for a place to turn their ideas into high-impact products, to veterans accessing new jobs in cloud computing thanks to our upskilling programs,” said Beth Galetti, senior vice president, human resources at Amazon. “These 3,500 new jobs will be in cities across the country with strong and diverse talent pools. We look forward to helping these communities grow their emerging tech workforce.”
Employees in these cities will support various businesses across Amazon including AWS, Alexa, Amazon Advertising, Amazon Fashion, OpsTech, and Amazon Fresh, among others. The company expects to hire for a variety of roles from cloud infrastructure architects and software engineers to data scientists, product managers, and user experience designers.
Amazon’s Tech Hub and corporate office expansions include:
Dallas, TX – Amazon will expand the existing Dallas Tech Hub at its Galleria location in North Dallas adding more than 100,000 square feet of space and 600 tech and corporate roles. Currently, Amazon employs 43,000 workers across the state of Texas. Since 2010, Amazon has invested more than $16 billion in the state.
Detroit, MI – The acquisition of more than 25,000 square feet of office space in Detroit will provide space for an additional 100 jobs. Amazon has invested more than $2.5 billion in the state of Michigan since 2010 and employs more than 13,000 workers across the state.
Denver, CO – Amazon’s Denver Tech Hub will grow by an additional 100 jobs with the addition of 20,000 square feet of new office space. The jobs will join the already existing 10,500 Amazon employees working in Colorado. Since 2010, Amazon has invested more than $2.8 billion in the state of Colorado.
New York City – In Manhattan, Amazon plans to create 2,000 new jobs and has acquired the Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue building where the company plans to open a new 630,000-square-foot office. Amazon has invested more than $7 billion in the state of New York since 2010 and currently employs 24,000 across the state.
Phoenix, AZ – The company’s 90,000-square-foot Phoenix Tech Hub expansion at 100 Mill will bring more than 500 new jobs to the community. Amazon has invested more than $11 billion in Arizona since 2010 and employs more than 17,000 people across the state.
San Diego, CA – In San Diego, an addition of more than 40,000 square feet of office space will allow for the creation of 200 new jobs. These new roles will join the 90,000 employees already working across the state. Since 2010, Amazon has invested more than $50 billion in California.
Since 2010, Amazon said it has directly created more than 600,000 jobs in the U.S and invested more than $350 billion across more than 40 states including infrastructure and compensation.