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Amazon Aims to Hire 6,500 New North Texas Workers, Says Holiday Jobs Could Become ‘Long-Term Careers’

by | Oct 6, 2022
Before long, porches across North Texas will be strung with holiday lights—and covered with delivery boxes. Amazon's hiring push, part of 150,000 new openings across the U.S., comes with signing bonuses of up to $3,000 in select locations, average pay above $19 an hour, and the potential for advancement into "long-term careers." "This year alone, more than 20,000 front-line employees received promotions," says John Felton, the company's SVP of worldwide operations.
Amazon Has Invested $15B in North Texas—And a Total of $29B Across the State—since 2010
by | Aug 11, 2021
On Wednesday, Amazon announced findings from its 2021 U.S. Economic Impact Report, sharing a by-the-numbers look at its U.S. investments.

With its recently opened fulfillment center in Forney, Amazon now has more than 30 operations facilities across Dallas-Fort Worth—making North Texas its biggest market in the state. The company now has 37,000 direct employees in DFW alone.