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3.3
50% Recommend to a Friend
Stripe CEO and Cofounder Patrick Collison
63% Approve of CEO

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Stripe CEO and Cofounder Patrick Collison
Patrick Collison
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  • "No work life balance means that teammates don't support each other at all and it's very competitive.(in 44 reviews)
  • "Managers don't know how to manageme and culture is moving towards the unfavorable faang type(in 17 reviews)
  • "lack of effective means to express concerns about poor management without fear of retaliation or with confidence it(in 16 reviews)
  • "Middle management was hit or miss.(in 8 reviews)
  • "Not work/life balance friendly, a lot of work being done around staffing the company enough to enable a better dynamic in this sense.(in 3 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great people, learning/growth opportunities, and competitive compensation

    Jan 12, 2023 -  in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I work with a lot of smart, diverse people from a collection of backgrounds, including other tech companies. I get to help plan the work I'll do, and enjoy the flexibility of WFH.

    Cons

    Fast growth has meant there's a lot of catch up to do, such as technical debt, process improvements, etc

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee

    The best of the best

    Jan 24, 2023 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    *The best colleagues and internal partners who really, really care about their work, the company, and each other *Strong and trustworthy leadership *Super transparent and clear (!) communication at all levels *Generous total compensation package *Lots of opportunity to grow one's career from within *Great infrastructure *Remote-friendly *Amazing office perks, including great food and snacks *Amazing wellness and health benefits

    Cons

    *Work/life balance can suffer if you let it *Equity portion of TC is obviously dependent on a future IPO *Investments and improvements needed in the DE&I and CSR efforts

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

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    Jan 22, 2023 - Account Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Remote work, health and dental

    Cons

    Constant changes to roadmap and priorities

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Fine place to work

    Jan 19, 2023 - Staff Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Competent staff. Interesting tech challenges.

    Cons

    Lots and lots of reorgs.

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great 5+ years

    Jan 18, 2023 - Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Transparency about state of the business, strong leadership team that communicates strategic decisions, skilled and kind ICs who take oncall/reliability seriously, extremely good remote culture.

    Cons

    Some of the earlier years were a bit chaotic (i.e., not having a manager due to delay in hiring, or getting a new one every few months)

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Solid

    Jan 18, 2023 - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great compensation, interesting problems, good leadership

    Cons

    Bad work life balance, politics

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Top pay, top talent

    Jan 17, 2023 - Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    High caliber coworkers, large problem space, top of market pay.

    Cons

    At times stressful, but managable.

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Pretty solid place

    Jan 16, 2023 - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good comp and lots of good food and remote friendly

    Cons

    organization is messy and priorities are always changing

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    One of the best places I have ever worked

    Jan 11, 2023 - Account Executive in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    -Great people, team, and products -Strong company identity with a clear mission

    Cons

    -Lots of processes could be better -Still has growing pains and a lot of existing problems that are slow to change

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  11. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great teammates, variable management, declining culture

    Jan 23, 2023 - Software Developer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    My teammates were extremely helpful and knowledgeable There were plenty of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Some teams were beginning to play political games to the detriment of shared objectives The current environment in the company is a like a pressure cooker The operating team isn't very transparent and is getting increasingly volatile

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Stripe has an overall rating of 3.3 out of 5, based on over 570 reviews left anonymously by employees. 50% of employees would recommend working at Stripe to a friend and 52% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -16% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Stripe employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Stripe. This rating has decreased by -5% over the last 12 months.

50% of Stripe employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Stripe 2.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

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

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