Compare Airbnb vs Lyft BETA

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

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Lyft

Employee Ratings

  • Airbnb scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Lyft scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 362 reviews)
Airbnb employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 527 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Airbnb employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Airbnb employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Airbnb employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Airbnb Ceo Brian Chesky
96%
96%Brian Chesky
Airbnb employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Lyft Ceo Logan Green
75%
75%Logan Green
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Airbnb employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Lyft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Airbnb employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Airbnb salaries averaged $6,325 higher than Lyft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer416 Salaries
$182,578/yr
Data Scientist84 Salaries
$172,435/yr
Customer Experience Specialist22 Salaries
$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer239 Salaries
$177,079/yr
Data Scientist24 Salaries
$158,964/yr
Customer Experience Associate20 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at Airbnb.
  • "Flexible hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Lyft.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Airbnb.
  • "Passengers" was the most mentioned Con at Lyft.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 57 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 54 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 128 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 100 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 66 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 35 reviews)
Cons
"Passengers"(in 229 reviews)
"Rides"(in 217 reviews)
Featured Review
"Earn Extra Money"Aug 13, 2020

Current Employee - Host

I have been working at Airbnb full-time for less than a year

Pros

Guest Services and Meeting new people

Cons

Long Term Guests-Who can't pay second month

"Driving for lyft"Jul 13, 2020

Current Freelancer - Lyft Driver

I have been working at Lyft for more than 3 years

Pros

No boss/excellent pay/work when you want

Cons

You have to stay “punched in” at least 40 hrs a week

Advice to Management

Take it easy on the people that work for you!!!

Job Postings

Lyft has 3,720 more recently posted open jobs than Airbnb.