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 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 5514 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 601 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Uber employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Uber employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Uber employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Uber Ceo Dara Khosrowshahi
83%
83%Dara Khosrowshahi
Uber employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Lyft Ceo Logan Green
76%
76%Logan Green
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Uber employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Uber employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

Uber has 9,680 more total submitted salaries than Lyft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer2236 Salaries
$119,777/yr
Data Analyst/Data Scientist1255 Salaries
$94,291/yr
Uber Driver316 Salaries
$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer294 Salaries
$173,452/yr
Data Scientist27 Salaries
$159,168/yr
Driver103 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • Uber had 157 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 301 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 287 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 130 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 102 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Riders"(in 409 reviews)
"Wear and tear"(in 376 reviews)
Cons
"Passengers"(in 231 reviews)
"Rides"(in 220 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Freelancer - Driver

I have been working at Uber for less than a year

Pros

Working in your own time

Cons

Difficult customers, Some time bad traffic

Advice to Management

Better pay

"Nice"Oct 8, 2020

Former Freelancer - Rideshare Driver

I worked at Lyft for more than a year

Pros

Good app always on task

Cons

None problem I have encountered

Advice to Management

Good

Job Postings

Uber has 27,834 more recently posted open jobs than Lyft.