Compare GitHub vs DigitalOcean BETA

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

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DigitalOcean

Employee Ratings

  • GitHub scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • DigitalOcean scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 73 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 115 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.6
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.5
DigitalOcean employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.4
DigitalOcean employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GitHub Ceo Nat Friedman
82%
82%Nat Friedman
CEO Approval
DigitalOcean Ceo Yancey Spruill
100%
100%Yancey Spruill
DigitalOcean employees rated their CEO Approval 18% higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
DigitalOcean employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
79%
GitHub employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than DigitalOcean employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
74%

Salaries

GitHub has 54 more total submitted salaries than DigitalOcean.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer12 Salaries
$197,162/yr
Technical Support Engineer4 Salaries
$93,399/yr
Product Designer5 Salaries
$124,662/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer16 Salaries
$157,296/yr
Platform Support Specialist9 Salaries
$64,637/yr
Technical Writer2 Salaries
$55,007/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at GitHub.
  • "Remote culture" was the most mentioned Pro at DigitalOcean.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at GitHub.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at DigitalOcean.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 9 reviews)
"Remote work"(in 9 reviews)
Pros
"Remote culture"(in 16 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 12 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 4 reviews)
"Best work"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 10 reviews)
"Company is growing"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Solutions Engineer

I have been working at GitHub full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Incredible team True executive vision Many opportunities to learn, contribute and advance

Cons

Work-life balance can be difficult at times

Advice to Management

Keep following through

Current Employee - Product Manager

I have been working at DigitalOcean full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

- Talented, collaborative and caring coworkers - Company is aligned on a strategy with specific outcomes - Values oriented - Amazing product

Cons

- Maturing company, with increasing process burden. No longer for someone looking for a startup experience.

Advice to Management

Keep the good work and as strategy evolves make sure the whole company is aligned and not distracted

Job Postings

DigitalOcean has 65 more recently posted open jobs than GitHub.