By Matt Grossman

 

Amazon.com Inc. plans to hire 150,000 seasonal workers as the holiday season approaches, the e-commerce giant said Monday.

The openings include work stowing, picking, packing and shipping packages from Amazon facilities, the company said. The positions are eligible for sign-on bonuses and hourly bonuses, Amazon said, with starting pay averaging $18 an hour.

Positions are available in hundreds of cities, concentrated in 20 states including New York, California and Texas, Amazon said.

 

Write to Matt Grossman at matt.grossman@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

October 18, 2021 08:24 ET (12:24 GMT)

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