Compare Lab49 vs DigitalOcean BETA

See how working at Lab49 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 Lab49 vs. DigitalOcean. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Lab49

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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)
3.4
(based on 125 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 156 reviews)
DigitalOcean employees rated their Overall Rating 1.1 higher than Lab49 employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.3
DigitalOcean employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Lab49 employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
DigitalOcean employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Lab49 employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
4.5
DigitalOcean employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Lab49 employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
4.1
DigitalOcean employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Lab49 employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
4.4
DigitalOcean employees rated their Culture & Values 1.3 higher than Lab49 employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lab49 Ceo Roman Trachtenberg
60%
60%Roman Trachtenberg
CEO Approval
DigitalOcean Ceo Yancey Spruill
94%
94%Yancey Spruill
DigitalOcean employees rated their CEO Approval 34% higher than Lab49 employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
92%
DigitalOcean employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 26% higher than Lab49 employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
81%
DigitalOcean employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 29% higher than Lab49 employees rated theirs.

Salaries

DigitalOcean has 76 more total submitted salaries than Lab49.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer56 Salaries
$145,552/yr
UX Architect9 Salaries
$108,480/yr
Systems Analyst2 Salaries
$137,839/yr
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Software Engineer24 Salaries
$161,126/yr
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$108,899/yr
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$66,211/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Lab49.
  • "Remote culture" was the most mentioned Pro at DigitalOcean.
  • Lab49 had 10 more reviews than DigitalOcean that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 12 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 7 reviews)
Pros
"Remote culture"(in 16 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 14 reviews)
"Parent company"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 10 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good place"Jan 29, 2021

Former Employee - Senior

I worked at Lab49 full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Technical skills, location, projects, people

Cons

Fragmented too many projects, not too bad

Advice to Management

Keep it up

Current Employee - Technical Editor

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

Pros

Remote and flexible work. Great benefits and pay. Wonderful colleagues.

Cons

Communication seemed to go one way for a while, but that has recently been resolved.

Job Postings

DigitalOcean has 31 more recently posted open jobs than Lab49.