Compare Airbnb vs GitHub BETA

See how working at Airbnb vs. GitHub 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. GitHub. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Airbnb

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GitHub

Employee Ratings

  • Airbnb scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • GitHub scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
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)
4.1
(based on 98 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
4.0
GitHub employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Airbnb employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.6
GitHub employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Airbnb employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.6
GitHub employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Airbnb employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Airbnb employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Airbnb Ceo Brian Chesky
86%
86%Brian Chesky
Airbnb employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
GitHub Ceo Nat Friedman
79%
79%Nat Friedman
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Airbnb employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
GitHub employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Airbnb employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Airbnb has 1,590 more total submitted salaries than GitHub.
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
Senior Software Engineer22 Salaries
$185,174/yr
Data Scientist5 Salaries
$122,490/yr
Technical Project Manager3 Salaries
$131,217/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Great culture" was the most mentioned Pro at Airbnb.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at GitHub.
  • Airbnb had 65 more reviews than GitHub that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great culture"(in 76 reviews)
"Free food"(in 62 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 11 reviews)
"Remote work"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 70 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 37 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 5 reviews)
"Good managers"(in 3 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

Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

I have been working at GitHub full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great co-workers, great managers, good compensation, good mission

Cons

Moving from medium to big sized company. Sometimes you may not agree with the company policies. Some struggles with coordination as the company continues to grow quickly.

Advice to Management

Continue to deliver but make sure that the people placed in upper level management roles facilitate coordination and stick with empathy first.

Job Postings

GitHub has 76 more recently posted open jobs than Airbnb.