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

  • DigitalOcean scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 130 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.7
(based on 164 reviews)
DigitalOcean employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.4
DigitalOcean employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
4.6
DigitalOcean employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
4.3
DigitalOcean employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.6
DigitalOcean employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
GitHub Ceo Nat Friedman
68%
68%Nat Friedman
CEO Approval
DigitalOcean Ceo Yancey Spruill
96%
96%Yancey Spruill
DigitalOcean employees rated their CEO Approval 28% higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
94%
DigitalOcean employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
DigitalOcean employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than GitHub employees rated theirs.

Salaries

GitHub has 121 more total submitted salaries than DigitalOcean.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer35 Salaries
$189,750/yr
Technical Support Engineer6 Salaries
$98,920/yr
Product Designer7 Salaries
$131,318/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer24 Salaries
$165,695/yr
Platform Support Specialist9 Salaries
$68,089/yr
Product Designer3 Salaries
$111,987/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 11 reviews)
"Remote work"(in 10 reviews)
Pros
"Remote culture"(in 16 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 5 reviews)
"Good managers"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 10 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review
"great"Aug 8, 2021

Former Employee - Computer Programmer

I worked at GitHub part-time

Pros

the best in this field

Cons

it does not offer deployment offers

Current Employee - Developer Support Engineer

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

Pros

Permanently work from home. Great culture. I feel valued. Great benefits. Lots of time off. Lots of extra perks.

Cons

I haven't found any cons to working at DigitalOcean yet.

Job Postings

DigitalOcean has 1 more recently posted open jobs than GitHub.