In this article In 2019, the state 's biggest challenge was finding enough skilled workers to fill all the jobs coming to the state in hard-earned developments.es like Amazon 's HQ2 project. Here, an Amazon recruiter gives advice to a job seeker at an Amazon Career Day event in Arlington, Va. On September 17, 2019. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Images
Amazon said on Tuesday that it sought to fill 125,000 jobs nationwide, as competition for workers in a tough job market continues to intensify. The company said the roles would pay an average of $ 18 an hour.
Roles are added to 40,000 jobs "in business and technology that the company announced it is hiring for earlier this month. Since the start of the pandemic, Amazon says it has hired 450,000 workers nationwide.
While Amazon's starting salary is $ 15 an hour, the company has declare that she would offer a signature $ 3,000 bonus in some places. Some positions could offer as much as $ 22.50.
This year, Amazon said it has opened more than 250 new fulfillment centers, airport hubs and facilities in the United States. The company plans to open an additional 100 facilities in September alone.
Dozens of businesses from Walmart at Target have started offering incentives such as education benefits, higher wages and bonuses to entice workers. Amazon is no different. Last week, the "e-commerce giant announced that ' he would cover tuition , including books and fees, for his 750 000 hourly employees nationwide.