Compare Uber vs Lyft BETA

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

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Lyft

Employee Ratings

  • Uber scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Lyft scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 8706 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 969 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Uber employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Uber Ceo Dara Khosrowshahi
85%
85%Dara Khosrowshahi
Uber employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Lyft Ceo Logan Green
80%
80%Logan Green
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Uber employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
63%
Uber employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
50%

Salaries

Uber has 17,070 more total submitted salaries than Lyft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer3205 Salaries
$154,008/yr
Data Analyst/Data Scientist1800 Salaries
$104,681/yr
Call Center Representative1517 Salaries
$36,154/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer487 Salaries
$182,363/yr
Data Scientist64 Salaries
$161,147/yr
Customer Experience Associate34 Salaries
$17/hr

What Employees Say

  • Uber had 183 more reviews than Lyft that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Riders" was the most mentioned Con at Uber.
  • "Passengers" was the most mentioned Con at Lyft.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 333 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 323 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 140 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 115 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Riders"(in 424 reviews)
"Wear and tear"(in 401 reviews)
Cons
"Passengers"(in 240 reviews)
"Rides"(in 233 reviews)
Featured Review
"Easy to work for"Oct 16, 2021

Current Freelancer - Uber Driver

I have been working at Uber

Pros

Work when you want to

Cons

Wear and tear on your vehicle

Former Employee - Software Engineer

I worked at Lyft full-time for more than a year

Pros

Competitive compensation, excellent culture, good team. Big enough to have processes set up, yet not huge like Google etc. There are a lot of places to contribute yet.

Cons

Bounded product field, stock not performing well

Job Postings

Uber has 267,758 more recently posted open jobs than Lyft.