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While reading Bezo's annual letter to AMZN shareholders I was struck by how many full time employees they have. They might be killing a lot of companies and jobs but they've got a lot of full time employees. Pretty amazing.

From Yahoo Finance Company Profile Pages. No idea if it is totally accurate.


Full time employees
NFLX 4,800
FB 25,000
XOM 70,000
GOOG 80,000
AAPL 100,000
MSFT 124,000
JNJ 134,000
MCD 235,000
WFC 265,000
BRK.A 377,000
IBM 380,000
AMZN 566,000 Plus 100,000 robot workers: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/04/retail-jobs-decline-as-amazo...
WMT 2,300,000


And from Wikipedia

United States Largest Private Employers (as of 2016)[1][2][3]
Rank Employer Global number of Employees
1 Walmart 2,300,000
2 Amazon 541,900
3 Kroger 443,000
4 Yum! Brands 420,000
5 The Home Depot 406,000
6 Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) 387,223
7 International Business Machines 380,000
8 McDonald's 375,000
9 Berkshire Hathaway 367,700
10 FedEx 335,767
11 United Parcel Service 335,520
12 Target Corporation 323,000
13 Walgreens Boots Alliance 300,000
14 General Electric 295,000
15 Albertsons 273,000
16 Wells Fargo 269,100
17 AT&T 268,540
18 PepsiCo 264,000
19 Cognizant Technology Solutions 260,200
20 Starbucks 254,000
21 Deloitte 244,400
22 J.P. Morgan Chase 243,355
23 Lowe's 240,000
23 TJX 235,000
24 Ernst & Young 231,000
25 UnitedHealth Group 230,000
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