Compare Teach for America vs Year Up BETA

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

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Year Up

Employee Ratings

  • Teach for America scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Year Up scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1210 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 251 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Teach for America employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Year Up employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Teach for America Ceo Elisa Villanueva Beard
94%
94%Elisa Villanueva Beard
CEO Approval
Year Up Ceo Gerald Chertavian
92%
92%Gerald Chertavian
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Teach for America employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Year Up employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

Teach for America has 1,205 more total submitted salaries than Year Up.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Teacher135 Salaries
$44,618/yr
Director78 Salaries
$71,332/yr
Manager, Teacher Leadership Development46 Salaries
$58,259/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Instructor12 Salaries
$61,558/yr
Manager8 Salaries
$58,667/yr
Employment Placement Manager5 Salaries
$58,422/yr

What Employees Say

  • Teach for America had 101 more reviews than Year Up that mentioned "Professional development" as a Pro.
  • Teach for America had 86 more reviews than Year Up that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Mission driven"(in 47 reviews)
Pros
"Young adults"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 117 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 85 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 31 reviews)
"Non profit"(in 12 reviews)
Featured Review

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

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Year Up full-time

Pros

Supportive network of alumni, corporate sponsors, and wraparound services.

Cons

Stipend increase during internship wasn't much

Job Postings

Teach for America has 53 more recently posted open jobs than Year Up.