CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Amazon announced Thursday that it plans to hire 150,000 workers throughout the U.S. in 2022, including more than 3,000 in the Charlotte market.
Amazon said these roles will include full-time, part-time and seasonal openings ahead of the 2022 holiday shopping season. Openings include a diverse range of jobs, ranging from packing and picking to sorting and shipping. Amazon said it plans to hire 5,500 people in North Carolina as part of this initiative.
Amazon says it will offer sign-on bonuses up to $1,000 in North Carolina with an average pay of more than $19 an hour. The company announced in September that it was raising pay to an average of $19 an hour nationwide to attract more employees ahead of the holidays.
"We value our seasonal employees at Amazon by offering well-paying jobs with a variety of schedules," Nariq Jones, who works in human resources at Amazon's fulfillment center in Garner, North Carolina, said. "As demand ramps up, these employees play an important role by making sure we're delivering packages and smiles to our customers throughout the 2022 holiday season."
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