Amazon’s 2012 Revenue: More Than One Million Dollars Per Employee

December 18, 2012 2:45 pm

We had spotted some interesting e-commerce stats yesterday. Today we spotted some stats on the biggest of them all, Amazon:

1. Amazon is expected to grow 23 percent this year, with $9,823 pouring in every five seconds, or $117,882 per minute. In total, Amazon is forecast to earn $62 billion in 2012 revenue.
2. The numbers are even more staggering in comparison to other big-box retailers, like Target and Walmart, which have 355,000 and 2.2 million total employees, respectively, but earn less than $200,000 per worker. Meanwhile, Amazon makes more than $941,000 for each of its 51,000 employees. For 2012, ot would be more than a million dollars per employee.

Source: pcmag

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