Compare Instacart vs DoorDash BETA

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

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DoorDash

Employee Ratings

  • Instacart scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • DoorDash scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
3.7
(based on 797 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 797 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Instacart Ceo Fidji Simo
62%
62%Fidji Simo
CEO Approval
DoorDash Ceo Tony Xu
79%
79%Tony Xu
DoorDash employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
75%
DoorDash employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
64%
DoorDash employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

DoorDash has 414 more total submitted salaries than Instacart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Delivery Driver1212 Salaries
$62,738/yr
Store Shopper1108 Salaries
$41,471/yr
Senior Software Engineer26 Salaries
$183,009/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Delivery Driver716 Salaries
$15/hr
Server9 Salaries
$15/hr
Software Engineer288 Salaries
$163,892/yr

What Employees Say

  • Instacart had 20 more reviews than DoorDash that mentioned "Flexible schedule" as a Pro.
  • Instacart had 47 more reviews than DoorDash that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • DoorDash had 83 more reviews than Instacart that mentioned "Wear and tear" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 223 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 208 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 203 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 161 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Batches"(in 203 reviews)
"Wear and tear"(in 88 reviews)
Cons
"Wear and tear"(in 171 reviews)
"Dashers"(in 159 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"Oct 15, 2021

Current Freelancer - Personal Shopper

I have been working at Instacart for more than a year

Pros

Easy work, good pay, flexible schedule and fun. Great to help the community.

Cons

Wish there were a more organized way to schedule yourself for shops and not just have to be the fastest finger to grab an order.

Advice to Management

More organized and easier opportunities to claim orders

Current Contractor - Dasher

I have been working at DoorDash for more than 3 years

Pros

Freedom to set schedule Own boss

Cons

Lot of miles on car

Job Postings

DoorDash has 6,336 more recently posted open jobs than Instacart.