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Blue Apron Overview

Blue Apron Inc. is an American ingredient-and-recipe meal kit service. It exclusively operates in the United States. The weekly boxes contain ingredients and also include suggested recipes that must be cooked by hand by the customer using the pre-ordered ingredients.
The staff at Blue Apron come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 50.0% female and 40.1% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, Blue Apron notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 83.0%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at Blue Apron tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 0.8 years. The average employee at Blue Apron makes $29,406 per year. Pay at Blue Apron is significantly lower than some of its highest paying competitors, like Good Eggs, Juicero, and Le Tote, which pay $69,053, $65,138, and $50,051, respectively.
Based in New York, NY, Blue Apron is a key player in the retail industry with 5,393 employees and an annual revenue of $904.3M.

The Organization’s Mission

To make incredible home cooking accessible to everyone.


Retail - Apparel & Specialty





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New York, NY


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The Team At Blue Apron

Key People
  • Ilia Papas (founders)
  • Linda Kozlowski (ceo)
  • Matt Wadiak (founders)
  • Matthew Salzberg (founders)

The Culture At Blue Apron

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We take preparation seriously, embrace a spirit of excellence, and put in the extra effort in everything we do. We are thrilled to be part of our customers' lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens.
Inspire passion and commitment; ensure that Blue Apron is every team member's favorite place to work
Unwavering commitment to service and quality
Must have integrity and do the right thing at all times
The ongoing development of strong partnerships with our teammates and suppliers is our core recipe for success, as we constantly seek out new, innovative solutions that will allow us to offer our customers more value in every Blue Apron meal kit they receive.
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Blue Apron Reviews

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Working in the Technology Department, I was very impressed by the organization and maturity of all the people and processes. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

In a consumer-based industry with many competitors, there are no guarantees on what tomorrow will offer. Show More

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The training and educational opportunities along with very clear career paths. Show More
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What Do You Like About Working There?

Exciting and challenging environment. The people care a great deal about finding success. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Pace and workload can be high Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Discount on the meals and a food-centric culture! Show More
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Blue Apron Rankings

Blue Apron is ranked #70 on the Best Retail Companies to Work For in New York list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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Blue Apron Salaries

How much does Blue Apron pay?
The national average salary for a Blue Apron employee in the United States is $29,406 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $61,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $14,000 per year.
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Blue Apron Salaries By Job Title

While Blue Apron employees earn an average yearly salary of $29,406, different roles can command different wages. Some of the job titles with high salaries at Blue Apron are team leader, software engineer, production supervisor, and operations manager. A typical team leader salary at Blue Apron is $96,136 per year. Other roles at Blue Apron include kitchen staff and kitchen assistant. A kitchen staff at Blue Apron earns an average yearly salary of $20,875.
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Team Leader
Salary Range73k - 125k$96k$96,136
Software Engineer
Salary Range77k - 112k$94k$93,672
Production Supervisor
Salary Range74k - 95k$84k$84,076
Operations Manager
Salary Range60k - 103k$79k$78,958
Human Resources Generalist
Salary Range65k - 85k$75k$75,158
Quality Control Inspector
Salary Range34k - 45k$39k$39,489
Human Resources Coordinator
Salary Range33k - 41k$37k$37,101
Package Handler
Salary Range32k - 36k$35k$34,653
Packing Specialist
Salary Range30k - 36k$34k$33,678
Food Handler
Salary Range30k - 37k$34k$33,637

Blue Apron Careers

On average, employees at Blue Apron stay with the company for 0.8 years. Employees most commonly join Blue Apron after leaving Walmart. When they leave Blue Apron, they most frequently get their next job at

Average Length of Employment

Blue Apron
0.8 years
Le Tote
0.7 years
0.7 years
Sun Basket
0.6 years

Top Employers Before Blue Apron

14.1 %
12.2 %
9.1 %

Top Employers After Blue Apron

8.5 %
7.6 %

Blue Apron Employee Demographics

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Blue Apron Employees Education

Of the 5,393 employees at Blue Apron, 27.2% attended Hudson County Community College. Employees at Blue Apron most frequently majored in Business, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Bachelors.

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Blue Apron Financial Performance

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Blue Apron Competitors

Some of the competitors of Blue Apron are Good Eggs, Juicero, and Le Tote. The average salaries at Good Eggs rank the highest, with their employees earning an average salary of $69,053 per year. The salaries at Juicero average $65,138 per year, and the salaries at Le Tote come in at $50,051 per year.
Average Salary
Good Eggs
Salary Range45k - 105k$69k$69,053
Salary Range45k - 93k$65k$65,138
Le Tote
Salary Range32k - 76k$50k$50,051


Salary Range28k - 76k$47k$46,880
Trunk Club
Salary Range29k - 68k$45k$45,218
Salary Range28k - 66k$43k$43,179
Thrive Market
Salary Range26k - 66k$42k$41,993
Salary Range25k - 62k$40k$40,084
KIK Custom Products
Salary Range27k - 57k$40k$40,062


Salary Range24k - 62k$39k$39,302

Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Apron

When was Blue Apron founded?

Blue Apron was founded in 2012.

How many Employees does Blue Apron have?

Blue Apron has 5,393 employees.

How much money does Blue Apron make?

Blue Apron generates $904.3M in revenue.

What industry is Blue Apron in?

Blue Apron is in the retail - apparel & specialty industry.

What is Blue Apron's mission?

Blue Apron's mission statement is "To make incredible home cooking accessible to everyone."

What type of company is Blue Apron?

Blue Apron is a public company.

Who are Blue Apron's competitors?

Blue Apron competitors include Sun Basket, Le Tote, Thredup, Just Fabulous, Zulily, Green Chef, Bake One, Thrive Market, Wantable, MeUndies, GrocerKey, Juicero, Prairie Dog Pet Products, KIK Custom Products, Sauder Woodworking Company, Trunk Club, Good Eggs, Hungryroot, Granny Hester's, Rogue Fitness.

Who works at Blue Apron?

Ilia Papas (founders)

Linda Kozlowski (ceo)

Matt Wadiak (founders)

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Blue Apron may also be known as or be related to BLUE APRON HLDGS INC, Blue Apron, Blue Apron Holdings Inc, Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. and Blue Apron LLC.