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Amazon aims to hire 125,000 new workers

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Posted at 4:10 PM, Sep 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-18 10:33:34-04

Amazon plans to hire 125,000 new employees across the U.S., the company announced Tuesday.

Amazon said the jobs in fulfillment and transportation start at $18 an hour in some locations.

In addition, certain locations are offering a sign-on bonus of up to $3,000.

“Whether you're looking for a short-term job to make money for the holidays or a long-term career, you're welcome here, and we look forward to having you on our team,” said Dave Clark, CEO of Worldwide Consumer at Amazon.

Amazon said the states with the most job opportunities include:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Washington

Interested applicants can apply online.