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Barry Ritholtz

Billionaire Bezos and the Warehouse Workers

His net worth might be as much as 100 billion times that of many Amazon workers.
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You don't say.

Photographer: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

We have just learned that the median salary of employees at Amazon.com Inc. is $28,446, excluding its chief executive officer and founder, Jeff Bezos. That pitiful number raises an intriguing question: Is Amazon a high-paying tech company or a low-wage retailer?

“Both” is the obvious answer, but to this Amazon aficionado  that answer is incomplete.