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Read what DigitalOcean employees think about their compensation at the company.

DigitalOcean has a compensation and benefits rating of 4.5. If you want to know how much DigitalOcean employees make, head to their Salaries page to see a list of salaries per occupation, along with bonuses.

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7 English questions out of 7

January 5, 2021

What is the salary like at DigitalOcean?

Pros

Great benefits, great staff, competitive pay, big sense of community

Cons

none so far, will update once some time has passed.

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you are doing!

Great benefits, great staff, competitive pay, big sense of community

January 5, 2021

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January 18, 2021

Does DigitalOcean offer a weekly bonus?

Pros

Great place. Friendly and highly qualified staff.

Cons

Bonuses are off and on.

Bonuses are off and on.

January 18, 2021

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December 19, 2020

What are other benefits and incentives like at DigitalOcean?

Pros

Before the current leadership DigitalOcean was an amazing place to work. Pre-2020, the company lived up to its values, had an amazing culture, provided real opportunities for dedicated employees, and was a place where leadership (both direct managers and senior leadership) cared about the people. There are great benefits for remote employees. Monthly snack/coffee deliveries, monthly wellness stipends, etc. They introduced extra paid days off in response to COVID. They offered an office stipend when the entire company became remote because of COVID. There are amazingly talented people at DigitalOcean. Great compensation, though annual raises have been significantly less beneath new leadership (3% max). Shark Week was an amazing benefit/event, but I doubt that will ever happen again once travel is safe because of the fixation on trimming costs.

Cons

- Under the latest leadership, veteran employees do not feel safe. - Recognition is only given to a handful of "teacher's pets." - Several layoffs in 2020 made room for senior leadership's colleagues from prior companies. Leadership posted job listings for these roles, which were quickly filled by old teammates from their last company. Some of these replacements have no idea what they are doing and are not qualified to be leaders, which is reflected in the work being done and the number of veterans looking for new work. - Internal surveys show that employees don't trust senior leadership, but leadership does nothing to course correct and regain trust. Their behaviors do the opposite. - The values are not true anymore. The only value that leadership lives by is to become "cash flow positive," even if that means letting go of the "love" culture they claim is at the core of "everything they do." The only thing at the core of all leadership does is profit. - The CEO has reprimanded those who ask difficult but fair questions during "AMAs." They always dodge the tough questions. - Note that almost all positive reviews from 2020 were written by people who've been with the company less than a year.

Advice to Management

- Open your eyes. When veterans drop like flies, there's a reason. People feel like that's the goal, to make more room for your old teammates. - You should have way more direct visibility into the work done by those who actually understand the products and do the work that keeps the company running on a day to day basis. There are so many talented people who are never given recognition, no matter how hard they work. - You've created a climate of anxiety and distrust. If you don't fix it soon, you'll continue to lose valuable people. - Live the values or stop preaching them. - Answer the tough questions honestly. Don't reprimand people for being brave enough to ask what many quietly wonder. - Take a public stance on world issues, stand by it, and do work that proves it. - Stop treating people like they're disposable. - Diversity is way behind the times for a newer company.

Great compensation, though annual raises have been significantly less beneath new leadership (3% max).

December 19, 2020

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June 24, 2021

Does DigitalOcean offer a daily bonus?

Pros

willing to pay great money

Cons

nothing - go ahead !

willing to pay great money

June 24, 2021

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February 16, 2021

Does DigitalOcean offer stock options or a stock purchase plan?

Pros

Amazing pay and stock options. They actually care about your well being (gives you gym and mental health stipend monthly) and give company wide "recharge days" where the whole company takes random days off. Strong financials and innovative space to work. Customers love the product.

Cons

none that i can think of

Advice to Management

awesome job

Amazing pay and stock options.

February 16, 2021

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