Facebook Overview

Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
The staff at Facebook come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 40.1% female and 51.3% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, Facebook notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 90.9%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at Facebook tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 1.2 years. The average employee at Facebook makes $128,942 per year, which is competitive for its industry and location. Some of its highest paying competitors, Twitter, Google, and LinkedIn, pay $137,847, $127,289, and $117,894, respectively.
Based in Menlo Park, California, Facebook is an industry leader with 20,658 employees and an annual revenue of $33.2B.

The Organization’s Mission

Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.

Industry

Online Media

Revenue

$33.2B

Employees

20,658

Founded in

2004

Headquarters

Menlo Park, CA

Website

facebook.com

Organization Type

Public

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The Team At Facebook

Key People
  • David Fischer (Executive Officer)
  • Andrew McCollum (founders)
  • Chris Hughes (founders)
  • David Wehner (cfo)
  • Jas Athwal (Executive Officer)
  • Michael Schroepfer (Executive Officer)
  • Colin Stretch (Executive Officer)
  • Reed Hastings (Director)
  • Donald Graham (Director)
  • Susan Hellman (Director)
  • Dustin Moskovitz (founders)
  • Sheryl Sandberg (Executive Officer, Director)
  • Jan Koum (Director)
  • Marc Andreessen (Director)
  • Erskine Bowles (Director)
  • Christopher Cox (Executive Officer)
  • Eduardo Saverin (founders)
  • Peter Thiel (Director)
  • Mark Zuckerberg (ceo)

The Culture At Facebook

Information provided by the company
The Business Integrity team works to make the world a safer place by protecting people, reducing threats and increasing transparency on Facebook's Ads and Business Platform. Our goal is to ensure trustworthy connections between people and the millions of businesses and organizations that advertise on Facebook.
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This person is passionate about developing ideas that bring to life how Instagram can effectively help brands grow their business in today's world. You're a builder, doer, and live to create ideas and transform them into actual programs, packages and ideas that will impact millions of businesses.
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The success of our mission is critical to the long term sustainability and success of our business and product innovation. We also have a responsibility to the billions of people in our community to do this work well.
The Public Connections and Monetization team strives to make Facebook the best place for people to discover and interact with public figures and businesses that matter to them, and build the world's best, innovative monetization experiences that people, creators/publishers and advertisers love. Our team lives at the intersection of people, public figures, and businesses.
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Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart.
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Facebook Reviews

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What Do You Like About Working There?

money. Was told i'd get a sizeable raise but it never happened. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

not enough money for the assigned job Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

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What Do You Like About Working There?

I enjoy the community and the ability to include new ideas Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Favorite perk would be free food Show More
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What Do You Like About Working There?

The people Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

The contractor system Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Work/Life Balance was amazing - great for mental health Show More
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Zippia UserNovember 2019

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What Do You Like About Working There?

Working with products are used by billions of people worldwide Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

FB did have a pretty good management training system but some people won’t - can’t - shouldn’t either learn or be a manger. A lot of managers with zero actual management experience. Show More

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

All perks is good and each company must provide a perks for employees if want to have a high productivity. Show More
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What Do You Like About Working There?

The perks, the business challenges. cultural diversity. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

a 40K person company that still holds its start up ethos - move fast and break things, nothing is someone else's problem which means that people work on things that may not be strategically aligned and breaking things is bad at this point for the business Show More

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Facebook Rankings

Facebook is ranked #94 on the Best Companies to Work For in America 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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Facebook Salaries

How much does Facebook pay?
The national average salary for a Facebook employee in the United States is $128,942 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $169,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $98,000 per year.
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Facebook Salaries By Job Title

While Facebook employees earn an average yearly salary of $128,942, different roles can command different wages. Some of the positions that earn high wages at Facebook include Engineering Manager, Partner, Product Manager, and Research Scientist. A typical Engineering Manager salary at Facebook is $219,194 per year. To get a better sense of the salaries at Facebook, other roles such as Operations Analyst and Operations Specialist can be considered as well. For comparison, the title Operations Analyst at Facebook earns $55,072 per year.

Facebook Careers

On average, employees at Facebook stay with the company for 1.2 years. Employees most commonly join Facebook after leaving Google. When they leave Facebook, they most frequently get their next job at Google.

Average Length of Employment
Apple2.0 years
Google1.4 years
Twitter1.2 years

Facebook

1.2 years
Top Employers Before Facebook
Google21.4 %
Apple7.5 %
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Top Employers After Facebook
Google16.2 %
Apple9.8 %
Yahoo!9.3 %
Twitter6.4 %
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Facebook Financial Performance

9.9
Performance Score
We calculated the performance score of companies by measuring multiple factors, including revenue, longevity, and stock market performance.

Revenue

> $1B

Founded in

2004

Organization type

Public

Facebook Financing Rounds

DateAmountSecurity Type
Oct 20, 2014Equity
Oct 20, 2014
$13,787,117,488
$13,787,117,488
Equity
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Facebook Subsidiaries

Subsidiaries to Facebook include Project Vitesse, ACCIPITER, and Roundtable. Employees at the parent company, Facebook, earn $128,942. In comparison, the salaries at Project Vitesse, ACCIPITER, and Roundtable are $86,098, $71,403, and $43,755.
Company
Average Salary
Project Vitesse
Project Vitesse
$86,098
$86k
ACCIPITER
ACCIPITER
$71,403
$71k
Roundtable
Roundtable
$43,755
$44k

Facebook Competitors

Some of the competitors of Facebook are Twitter, Google, and LinkedIn. Employees at Twitter earn more than most of the competition, with an average yearly salary of $137,847. The salaries at Google average $127,289 per year, and the salaries at LinkedIn come in at $117,894 per year.
Company
Average Salary
$137,847
$138k
$127,289
$127k
$117,894
$118k
$106,535
$107k
$103,599
$104k
$102,163
$102k
$67,649
$68k
$65,853
$66k

Frequently Asked Questions about Facebook

When was Facebook founded?

Facebook was founded in 2004.

How many Employees does Facebook have?

Facebook has 20,658 employees.

How much money does Facebook make?

Facebook generates $33.2B in revenue.

What industry is Facebook in?

Facebook is in the online media industry.

What is Facebook's mission?

Facebook's mission statement is "Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together."

What type of company is Facebook?

Facebook is a public company.

Who are Facebook's competitors?

Facebook competitors include Twitter, Google, Apple, LinkedIn, The Walt Disney Company, Amazon, Netflix, Time Warner, CBS, Discovery, Snap, News, Live Nation Entertainment, iHeartMedia, Qurate Retail, Expedia Group, Viacom, Activision Blizzard, PayPal, Verisign.

Who works at Facebook?

David Fischer (Executive Officer)

Andrew McCollum (founders)

Chris Hughes (founders)

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