Compare Uber vs Lyft BETA

See how working at Uber vs. Lyft compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Uber vs. Lyft. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Uber

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Lyft

Employee Ratings

  • Uber scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Lyft scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 8041 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 898 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Uber Ceo Dara Khosrowshahi
84%
84%Dara Khosrowshahi
CEO Approval
Lyft Ceo Logan Green
83%
83%Logan Green
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Uber employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Uber employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Lyft employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
52%

Salaries

Uber has 564 more total submitted salaries than Lyft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Receptionist2 Salaries
£24,275/yr
Software Engineer2 Salaries
£39,000/yr
Business Development Manager4 Salaries
£40,713/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Front Desk Receptionist1 Salaries
£10/hr
Software Engineer2 Salaries
£81,701/yr
Technical Program Manager1 Salaries
£69,883/yr

What Employees Say

  • Uber had 183 more reviews than Lyft that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Riders" was the most mentioned Con at Uber.
  • "Passengers" was the most mentioned Con at Lyft.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 333 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 323 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 140 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 115 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Riders"(in 424 reviews)
"Wear and tear"(in 401 reviews)
Cons
"Passengers"(in 240 reviews)
"Rides"(in 233 reviews)
Featured Review
"Uber"31 Jul 2021

Current Employee - Uber Driver

I have been working at Uber part-time for more than a year

Pros

Work when you want Low pay Self employed

Cons

Long hours Self employed Low pay

"Great gig"30 Aug 2020

Current Contractor - Driver

I have been working at Lyft for less than a year

Pros

Flexible working, perfect if you are between jobs

Cons

No real downsides to name

Job Postings

Uber has 49,858 more recently posted open jobs than Lyft.