Amazon has 109K employees, more than Microsoft

Everybody knows that Amazon is huge, but it may come as a surprise to find out just how huge they are. With 109,800 employees, they’re bigger than Microsoft.

Amazon today released its Q3 2013 earnings report. Among all the financial figures showing a second straight quarterly loss was a very big milestone: the Seattle-based company now employs 109,800 people around the world as of September 30, 2013.

Why is this significant? Not only has it passed the six-figure mark, but it has done so at a blistering rate; Amazon’s employee growth is frankly staggering.

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