Facebook Data Scientist Reviews

Updated Jan 15, 2021

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4.1
86%
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  1. "Best Company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Data Science in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Amazing Perks - Very good leadership

    Cons

    - WLB sometimes can be bad

  2. "Pay is good, but you pay a price"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Comp, benefits, working with very smart people.

    Cons

    Everyone is stretched too thin, inexperienced management layer, massive company feels very impersonal, hard to build relationships, no time for learning/self-development. 6-month performance cycle is super stressful.


  3. "salary"

    4.0
    Former Contractor - Data Scientist in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Facebook for less than a year

    Pros

    Motivativation, fast-pacing, challenging, people are nice!

    Cons

    life balance, busy, busy, busy, busy...

  4. "Good experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    - data-driven company - great perks, benefits, salary, etc - diverse teams enables a wide range of opportunities within just one company

    Cons

    - being in a large company means you don't really have a say in decision-making at the company, which can be frustrating when you're not aligned with the direction it's going in

  5. "Demanding but great place to work"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Teams are very good and provide great opportunities to learn and grow

    Cons

    Highly demanding, tough to maintain work-life balance and heavy politics.

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  6. "A great company, but not for all"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Science Manager in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart colleagues, best in class tools and infrastructure

    Cons

    Hectic pace, can be lost if you don't find a focus area

  7. "Friendly recruiters"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Data Science Intern in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook for less than a year

    Pros

    The recruiters are friendly, mentorship

    Cons

    Backlash from friends who don't support them

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  8. "Amazing Experience"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Temporary Employee - Data Scientist in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook

    Pros

    Good office environment to work

    Cons

    I have nothing to say

  9. "Great Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Data Science Intern in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook for less than a year

    Pros

    Awesome team, awesome work, awesome experience

    Cons

    big company, like really big, like hard to get noticed big

  10. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in New York, NY

    I have been working at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Awesome culture and people overall

    Cons

    too many hours working and no life balance

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