Compare TFA vs Teach for America BETA

See how working at TFA vs. Teach for America 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 TFA vs. Teach for America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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TFA

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Teach for America

Employee Ratings

  • TFA scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Teach for America scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 16 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1210 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.3
TFA employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Teach for America employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
TFA employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Teach for America employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
TFA employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Teach for America employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
TFA employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Teach for America employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
TFA Ceo Mark Page
85%
85%Mark Page
CEO Approval
Teach for America Ceo Elisa Villanueva Beard
94%
94%Elisa Villanueva Beard
Teach for America employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than TFA employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
TFA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 16% higher than Teach for America employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
91%
TFA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 47% higher than Teach for America employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

Teach for America has 1,508 more total submitted salaries than TFA.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Teacher2 Salaries
$48,207/yr
TFA Corps Member2 Salaries
$44,628/yr
Operations Coordinator1 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Teacher135 Salaries
$44,618/yr
Corps Member110 Salaries
$44,384/yr
Campus Campaign Coordinator23 Salaries
$9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Professional development" was the most mentioned Pro at Teach for America.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Teach for America.
Pros
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Pros
"Mission driven"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 117 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 85 reviews)
Featured Review
"TFA job review"Mar 19, 2020

Current Employee - TFA Corps Member

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

Pros

Great experience, rewarding work to do

Cons

long hours, low pay, chaotic environment

Former Intern - Fellow

I worked at Teach for America

Pros

Work with diverse educational organizations, work was challenging, excellent team-building and professional development

Cons

I would have preferred the fellowship to be longer or the number of projects reduced to two

Job Postings

Teach for America has 87 more recently posted open jobs than TFA.