Amazon is anticipating a busy holiday season and is ramping up its annual seasonal hiring to prepare for it.
The online retailer will hire 150,000 seasonal delivery employees nationwide. Virginia and Maryland are among the states where Amazon will fill the most seasonal jobs.
There will be 3,700 seasonal hires in Virginia and 2,600 in Maryland, according to an Amazon spokesperson.
The jobs have an average starting pay of $18 per hour, a $3,000 sign-on bonus and an additional $3 an hour, depending on shifts in many locations. They include stowing, picking, packing, shopping and more.