7:40 pm, Thu September 10, 2020
Amazon is hiring 33,000 new employees.
The e-commerce firm says the job vacancies are in corporate and technology, with pay for many positions rising into six figures.
On average, the jobs will offer a total annual compensation of $150,000, including salary and stock awards.
The company also plans to announce soon it is hiring for thousands of additional hourly positions.
Amazon said it conducted a survey and found that 53% of Americans have been forced to look for a new job because of COVID-19.