Compare Dropbox vs Square BETA

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

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Square

Employee Ratings

  • Dropbox scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Square scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 595 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 652 reviews)
Square employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
4.1
Square employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
4.1
Square employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.4
Square employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Dropbox Ceo Drew Houston
73%
73%Drew Houston
CEO Approval
Square Ceo Jack Dorsey
90%
90%Jack Dorsey
Square employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Square employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Positive Business Outlook
82%
Square employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 39% higher than Dropbox employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Dropbox salaries averaged $4,822 higher than Square.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer375 Salaries
$140,915/yr
Product Manager42 Salaries
$156,712/yr
Account Executive18 Salaries
$67,012/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer334 Salaries
$150,166/yr
Product Manager32 Salaries
$140,945/yr
Account Executive36 Salaries
$59,062/yr

What Employees Say

  • Square had 6 more reviews than Dropbox that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Dropbox had 5 more reviews than Square that mentioned "Growing pains" as a Con.
  • Square had 5 more reviews than Dropbox that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 49 reviews)
"Smart people"(in 39 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 55 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 36 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 34 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 20 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 29 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 25 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Account Executive

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

Pros

Top-tier benefits, people, and culture.

Cons

Dropbox Business product (sales) struggling against Microsoft/Google

"Great"Mar 3, 2021

Former Employee - Team Leader

I worked at Square full-time

Pros

Money was good and perks were great

Cons

Management is about who likes u

Job Postings

Square has 1,053 more recently posted open jobs than Dropbox.