Compare Teach for America vs City Year BETA

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

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City Year

Employee Ratings

  • Teach for America scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • City Year scored higher in 4 areas: Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and 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 1413 reviews)
Teach for America employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than City Year employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 1644 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Teach for America employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than City Year employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Teach for America employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than City Year employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Teach for America Ceo Elisa Villanueva Beard
73%
73%Elisa Villanueva Beard
CEO Approval
City Year Ceo Michael Brown
74%
74%Michael Brown
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
68%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Teach for America has 177 more total submitted salaries than City Year.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Teacher175 Salaries
$48,279/yr
Senior Managing Director50 Salaries
$120,289/yr
Director116 Salaries
$75,723/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
City Year Corps Member298 Salaries
$1,150/mo
Impact Manager112 Salaries
$50,666/yr
Manager12 Salaries
$55,132/yr

What Employees Say

  • Teach for America had 5 more reviews than City Year that mentioned "Professional development" as a Pro.
  • City Year had 297 more reviews than Teach for America that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Mission driven"(in 52 reviews)
Pros
"Corps members"(in 89 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 120 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 90 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 387 reviews)
"Corps members"(in 168 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Depends on leadership team, but can have a very supportive team

Cons

Nonprofit salary is low for mid to entry level positions

"n/a"Aug 2, 2021

Former Employee - AmeriCorps Member

I worked at City Year full-time for more than a year

Pros

Working with students in a low income community and seeing their progress.

Cons

I didn't like how sometimes things were on the fly due to last minute changes

Job Postings

Teach for America has 67 more recently posted open jobs than City Year.