The typical Amazon worker made less than $30,000 in 2017

The typical Amazon.com Inc. employee was paid less than $30,000 in 2017, the company disclosed Wednesday afternoon.

In an annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Amazon AMZN, +1.60% said its median employee brought home $28,446 in total compensation in 2017. That figure is much lower than other tech companies — Facebook Inc. FB, -1.36% , for instance, recently disclosed a median salary of more than $240,000 — as well as United Parcel Service Inc. UPS, +1.26% , which reported median compensation of $53,433.

In an email to MarketWatch, an Amazon spokeswoman pointed out that the compensation figures include a wide range of roles across many countries.

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