More than any other company, Amazon has been known to hire more people on a regular basis than any of its competitors.
Amazon now has more than 4.5 million employees, according to a report published Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The report comes just a week after Amazon announced a major job cutback, citing an “urgent need for talented, driven leaders.”
As of May 28, Amazon had an annual payroll of $10.9 billion, the Census Bureau report shows.
Amazon has the second-highest hourly wage of any U.s. company.
It’s $7.10 to $9.70 an hour, according the report.
The company has said it is focused on expanding its global workforce and has increased its hiring over the last two years.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics also released a report Thursday showing that the U to Amazon was the most popular jobs market in the U the last 12 months.
The report showed that more than 10.4 million people were employed in jobs with more than one position, which is up from 8.3 million in 2015.
The bureau also noted that Amazon is now hiring more people with a higher level of education than any major U. s. company and the fastest-growing jobs market of any of the major U .s. tech companies.
According to the Census, there were 5.4 billion people in the country as of the start of the year, with the largest number in California and New York.