ByteDance Reviews

Updated May 18, 2022

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Pros
  • "The culture is great.(in 90 reviews)
  • "Good salary and it's on time(in 87 reviews)
  • "The company has a lot of good colleagues and have a chance to execute various projects(in 72 reviews)
  • "good benefits and company events for mingling(in 68 reviews)
  • "People are very nice and helpful when you get stuck(in 47 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    great company

    May 11, 2022 - Marketing Manager 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    flat management is a good enviroment

    Cons

    challenging tasks work overtime sometimes, not good for people over 35

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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Eh

    May 18, 2022 - Human Resources Generalist 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The company is growing Fast The people are kind to work with

    Cons

    Terrible Work Life Balance Not much career growth

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good growth and learning opportunity

    May 17, 2022 - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Company growing fast, many new projects to work on.

    Cons

    WLB is not as good as most other tech. Sometimes need to meeting with Chinese team at night.

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    na

    May 10, 2022 - Asset Management 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    great company system, good for future development

    Cons

    bad work-life balance, limited employee interaction across different departments

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Very good salary but bad work-life balance

    May 8, 2022 - Programmer Analyst in Shanghai, Optional[NC]
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Salary is very good, and the management is efficient

    Cons

    Very bad hours, too mush pressure

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Impression on Bytedance

    Apr 22, 2022 - Department Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    open, diversified, free, well-being, competitive

    Cons

    work life balance is not that good

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

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    May 6, 2022 - Software Engineer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    colleagues are young and nice

    Cons

    Work time is too long

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    An okay job

    May 5, 2022 - Data Analyst in Austin, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Tiktok related. If you are a tiktok lover or enjoy international working culture, you can come here.

    Cons

    Chinese working culture, east to work over time.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    NA

    Apr 20, 2022 - Analyst in Mountain View, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good company in the world

    Cons

    busy and not so flexible

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    intern experience

    Apr 12, 2022 - Strategy Analyst 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    neutral neutral neutral neutral neutral

    Cons

    no cons everything is neutral

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ByteDance Reviews FAQs

ByteDance has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 1,822 reviews left anonymously by employees. 83% of employees would recommend working at ByteDance to a friend and 76% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, ByteDance employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at ByteDance. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

83% of ByteDance employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated ByteDance 3.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at ByteDance to be career development, benefits, culture and the cons to be management, work life balance.

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