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On average, employees at PayPal give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest PayPal employees are Software Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.3.

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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 83 PayPal Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
4.1
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"Worked at PayPal since 2010 and have been able to advance my career as much as I expected/hoped to. Good company."
Posted 8 years ago in Austin, TX
Information Security Engineer

"Incredible, talented people, friendly environment."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"This is a hard one. I am very fond of PayPal. The people and work environment is by far the best I've ever worked in."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"The politics got a little hairy at times, that's part of the job, however, in any corporate environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus more on moving forward, then treading water."

Team Leader

"Good place to work."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.0
PayPal (101)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Slickdeals.com (8)
2.3 Lowest Rated in this Industry is StoneMor Partners (6)
3.5 Average of All Companies in this Industry (1,445)
Engineering Manager

"PayPal - great team and product."

Project Management Consultant

"Nothing magical, Very little that's awful, but a narcissistic shop."

Merchant Vetting Agent

"Paypal was a good company to work for."

Director of Customer Service

"I love PayPal, eBay and Skype, but I love my kids and wife more!!!"

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"Disruptive products, innovation, global experiences."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company is one of the best, you are lucky to join the team if you make it. Please consider the time commitment."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"Burn you out!!!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to focus on work life balance."

Protection Services Supervisor

"Excellent."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"I enjoyed the people and the management staff."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Take advantage of the benefits that the company offers."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"I enjoyed everything about the job and have nothing but great things to say about the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management team was very strong so there is nothing that could be suggested to them."

Channel Marketing Manager

"I am always on call and there is no work life balance."

Senior Merchant Fraud Agent

"Sometimes when a company goes public they start worrying more about their investors and less about their employees and customers."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"Casual dress code."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you are desperate and need a job, it's a good place to get some experience. If you can put up with their micro management and failure to heed warnings on bad decisions you will fit right in."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"Sometimes when a company goes public they start worrying more about their investors and less about their employees and customers. That is what is currently going on at eBay/PayPal and why I want to find new employment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop trying to implement fad management styles and go back to simple quantitative measurements to determine who is doing a good job. Go back to hiring quality applicants and stop trying to make diamonds from dirt."

Network Security Intern

"Great place to work, but they don't hire anyone without 10 years of experience."

C# Developer

"Ok place to work if you don't mind keeping quiet."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Sound like you want to be helpful."

Merchant Operations Support Specialist

"PayPal is a great place to work."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"There was a sense of accomplishment when helping out the merchants who used PayPal as their payment method."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"There are a lot of jobs there that do not allow you to work with people and you are stuck on a computer all day. For me personally, I need some interaction."

Risk Manager

"Great benefits/pay if you can put up with the politics and games."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"Challenging environment with growth opportunities."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"No work life balance, excessive politics and strife between departments."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Create open communications and make business decisions that are best for the business rather than for the department."

Staff Software Engineer

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"The people."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Know your puzzles, know your C++, know your searches, sorts, and other common algorithms, including O() run time."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"Management. The work environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more of a tech company, and less of a financial services company."

Senior Sales Operations Analyst

"No job security."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"The networking."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"No infrastructure."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Use common sense."

PayPal Reviews FAQs

Is PayPal a good company to work for?

PayPal has an overall rating of 4.0 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 83 PayPal Review Ratings left anonymously by PayPal employees, which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 94% of employees would recommend working at PayPal.

Does PayPal pay their employees well?

PayPal employees earn $97,000 annually on average, or $47 per hour, which is 47% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 63 PayPal employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find PayPal Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a PayPal?

94% of employees would recommend working at PayPal with the overall rating of 4.0 out of 5. Employees also rated PayPal 4.0 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.1 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 3.9 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at PayPal?

According to our data, the highest paying job at PayPal is a Senior Director of Product Development at $251,000 annually. Browse PayPal Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at PayPal?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at PayPal is a Application Development Consultant at $20,000 annually. Browse PayPal Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at PayPal?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at PayPal to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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