Compare Lyft vs Instacart BETA

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

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Instacart

Employee Ratings

  • Lyft scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Instacart scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 754 reviews)
Lyft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 582 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Lyft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Lyft employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Lyft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lyft Ceo Logan Green
81%
81%Logan Green
Lyft employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Instacart Ceo Apoorva Mehta
64%
64%Apoorva Mehta
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Lyft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Instacart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Instacart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Lyft has 1,262 more total submitted salaries than Instacart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer437 Salaries
$176,479/yr
Lyft Driver237 Salaries
$16/hr
Operations Lead33 Salaries
$77,550/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer24 Salaries
$171,259/yr
Delivery Driver23 Salaries
$14/hr
Operations Manager9 Salaries
$85,358/yr

What Employees Say

  • Instacart had 68 more reviews than Lyft that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • Instacart had 108 more reviews than Lyft that mentioned "Flexible schedule" as a Pro.
  • "Passengers" was the most mentioned Con at Lyft.
  • "Batches" was the most mentioned Con at Instacart.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 140 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 115 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 223 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 208 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Passengers"(in 240 reviews)
"Rides"(in 233 reviews)
Cons
"Batches"(in 203 reviews)
"Wear and tear"(in 88 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Product Design Manager

I have been working at Lyft full-time for more than a year

Pros

– Honest, open and collaborative culture – Takes inclusion and diversity very seriously – Competitive pay

Cons

– CEO is not very eloquent – Shady political strategy (eg AB5)

Advice to Management

– Build a stronger vision please. "Best world's X" is very vague and generic.

Current Employee - Instacart Shopper

I have been working at Instacart part-time for less than a year

Pros

App works perfectly on mobile devices.

Cons

n/a i dont have any complaints so far.

Job Postings

Instacart has 10,670 more recently posted open jobs than Lyft.