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

  • DoorDash 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)
3.4
(based on 436 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 328 reviews)
DoorDash employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.3
DoorDash employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
DoorDash employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
4.0
DoorDash employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.8
Senior Management
3.2
DoorDash employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.8
DoorDash employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Instacart Ceo Apoorva Mehta
56%
56%Apoorva Mehta
CEO Approval
DoorDash Ceo Tony Xu
86%
86%Tony Xu
DoorDash employees rated their CEO Approval 30% higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
DoorDash employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Positive Business Outlook
62%
DoorDash employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

DoorDash has 172 more total submitted salaries than Instacart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
In Store Shopper143 Salaries
$13/hr
Shift Lead31 Salaries
$17/hr
Delivery Driver15 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Dasher58 Salaries
$14/hr
Software Engineer131 Salaries
$147,988/yr
Delivery Driver124 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • Instacart had 47 more reviews than DoorDash that mentioned "Flexible schedule" as a Pro.
  • Instacart had 80 more reviews than DoorDash that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Shoppers" was the most mentioned Con at Instacart.
  • "Deliveries" was the most mentioned Con at DoorDash.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 194 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 184 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 147 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 104 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Shoppers"(in 322 reviews)
"Batches"(in 149 reviews)
Cons
"Deliveries"(in 195 reviews)
"Dashers"(in 131 reviews)
Featured Review
"excellent!!"Sep 19, 2020

Current Freelancer - Delivery Driver

I have been working at Instacart for less than a year

Pros

good pay rate, a lot of batches, flexible work time

Cons

you need a reliable internet connection

Current Employee - Senior Regional Team Lead

I have been working at DoorDash full-time

Pros

Culture, Autonomy, Room for creativity

Cons

Lack of build out processes

Job Postings

DoorDash has 25,840 more recently posted open jobs than Instacart.