Compare Airbnb vs Dropbox BETA

See how working at Airbnb vs. Dropbox compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Airbnb vs. Dropbox. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Airbnb

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Dropbox

Employee Ratings

  • Airbnb scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Dropbox scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 421 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 595 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Airbnb Ceo Brian Chesky
86%
86%Brian Chesky
Airbnb employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Dropbox Ceo Drew Houston
73%
73%Drew Houston
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Airbnb employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Airbnb employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Airbnb salaries averaged $32,006 higher than Dropbox.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer612 Salaries
$188,922/yr
Data Scientist118 Salaries
$175,381/yr
Product Manager28 Salaries
$174,380/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer375 Salaries
$137,483/yr
Data Scientist9 Salaries
$148,469/yr
Product Manager42 Salaries
$156,712/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great culture" was the most mentioned Pro at Airbnb.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Dropbox.
  • Airbnb had 50 more reviews than Dropbox that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • Airbnb had 3 more reviews than Dropbox that mentioned "Growing pains" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great culture"(in 76 reviews)
"Free food"(in 62 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 49 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 39 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 70 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 37 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 34 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 20 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Team Lead

I worked at Airbnb full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Lots of opportunities for growth, fun work environment, wonderful co-workers, employee resources groups and volunteer activities, great benefits, stocks, etc

Cons

Convoluted processes, everyone laid off

"Great employer"Feb 27, 2021

Former Employee - Product Manager

I worked at Dropbox full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great culture, learned a ton about craft in my job, great perks

Cons

Unclear business outlook, constantly shifting top down strategies and leadership

Job Postings

Dropbox has 61 more recently posted open jobs than Airbnb.