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Groupon Overview

Groupon is an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace connecting subscribers with local merchants by offering activities, travel, goods and services in 15 countries.
The staff at Groupon come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 43.9% female and 38.7% ethnic minorities. Even though it has great demographic diversity, Groupon notably lacks in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 91.9%. Despite having coworkers who agree with each other about politics, employees at Groupon tend to have relatively short tenures. Staff members usually stay with the company for 1.4 years. The average employee at Groupon makes $85,993 per year, which is competitive for its industry and location. Some of its highest paying competitors, Travelzoo, Yelp, and RentPath, pay $92,225, $79,762, and $76,998, respectively.
Based in Chicago, IL, Groupon is a key player in the media industry with 6,000 employees and an annual revenue of $2.8B.

The Organization’s Mission

Our mission is to be the daily habit in local commerce.

Industry

Online Media

Revenue

$2.8B

Employees

6,000

Founded in

2008

Headquarters

Chicago, IL

Website

www.groupon.com

Organization Type

Public

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The Team At Groupon

Key People
  • Ted Leonsis (Director)
  • Brad Keywell (founders)
  • Rich Williams (ceo)
  • Peter Barris (Director)
  • Kevin Efrusy (Director)
  • Mellody Hobson (Director)
  • Andrew Mason (founders)
  • Howard Schultz (Director)
  • Eric Lefkofsky (founders)

The Culture At Groupon

Information provided by the company
We're curious, fun, a little intense, and kind of obsessed with helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work
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You have a passion for training and the learning environments that you create; you're committed to the success of others
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Our team is nimble, impactful, and creative, and we focus on building successful relationships and delivering value across the entire company.
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Groupon Reviews

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3.0

Zippia UserAugust 2020

3.0

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4.0

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I loved the company culture. My team operated like a family. Show More

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

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Unlimited PTO... and coffee! Show More
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4.0

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4.0

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Fond App employee discounts, the chefs that make our food!!!! Show More
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Groupon Rankings

Groupon is ranked #40 on the Best Media 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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Groupon Salaries

How much does Groupon pay?
The national average salary for a Groupon employee in the United States is $85,993 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $144,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $51,000 per year.
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Groupon Salaries By Job Title

While the average employee salary at Groupon is $85,993, there is a big variation in pay depending on the role. Some of the job titles with high salaries at Groupon are engineering manager, business development manager, team leader, and software development engineer. A typical engineering manager salary at Groupon is $169,326. Other roles at Groupon include picker and packer and cashier. A picker and packer at Groupon earns an average yearly salary of $26,429.
Job Title
Title
ascdesc
Average Salarydesc
Engineering Manager
Salary Range147k - 194k$169k$169,326
Business Development Manager
Salary Range107k - 145k$125k$125,261
Team Leader
Salary Range109k - 137k$123k$122,868
Software Development Engineer
Salary Range108k - 129k$118k$118,143
Data Scientist
Salary Range105k - 130k$118k$117,726
Salesforce Developer
Salary Range100k - 124k$112k$111,899
Business Analyst
Salary Range92k - 114k$103k$103,035
Software Engineer
Salary Range87k - 116k$101k$101,000
Product Designer
Salary Range89k - 110k$100k$99,570
Android Developer
Salary Range83k - 99k$91k$91,239
$29k
$194k

Groupon Careers

On average, employees at Groupon stay with the company for 1.4 years. Employees most commonly join Groupon after leaving Amazon.com. When they leave Groupon, they most frequently get their next job at Amazon.com.

Average Length of Employment

Valpak
3.4 years
Travelzoo
1.7 years
Groupon
1.4 years
Yelp
1.0 years

Top Employers Before Groupon

Walmart
8.7 %

Top Employers After Groupon

Google
9.4 %
Yelp
5.7 %
Comcast
5.0 %

Groupon Employee Demographics

9.2
Diversity Score
We calculated the diversity score of companies by measuring multiple factors, including the ethnic background, gender identity, and language skills of their workforce.

Groupon Employees Education

Of the 6,000 employees at Groupon, 11.8% attended DePaul University. Employees at Groupon most frequently majored in Business, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Bachelors.

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Groupon Employee Political Affiliation

Groupon employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a Groupon employee was by Eric Lefkofsky. Eric Lefkofsky donated $48,700 to the Democratic Party.

Employee Political Donations

NameascdescJob TitleascdescPartyascdescDonationascdesc
Eric LefkofskyChief Executive Officer
Eric Lefkofsky
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$48,700Democratic Party
$48,700
Andrew MasonChief Executive Officer
Andrew Mason
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$35,800Democratic Party
$35,800
Gaurav TutejaEngineer
Gaurav Tuteja
Engineer
Engineer
Republican Party
Republican Party
$5,000Republican Party
$5,000
Maneesh LimayeHuman Resources Coordinator
Maneesh Limaye
Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources Coordinator
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$4,900Democratic Party
$4,900
Terrance Boldin JohnsonOperations Manager
Terrance Boldin Johnson
Operations Manager
Operations Manager
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$3,600Democratic Party
$3,600
Steve MitchellSoftware Engineeer
Steve Mitchell
Software Engineeer
Software Engineeer
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$3,378Democratic Party
$3,378
David SchellhaseAttorney
David Schellhase
Attorney
Attorney
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$2,500Democratic Party
$2,500
Artem IvanovSoftware Developer
Artem Ivanov
Software Developer
Software Developer
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$2,270Democratic Party
$2,270
Nadia RawlinsonHuman Resources Coordinator
Nadia Rawlinson
Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources Coordinator
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$2,000Democratic Party
$2,000
Hoshi DastoorGlobal Product Manager
Hoshi Dastoor
Global Product Manager
Global Product Manager
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
$2,000Democratic Party
$2,000
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Groupon 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

2008

Organization type

Public

Groupon Financing Rounds

DateascdescAmountascdescSecurity Typeascdesc
Jul 26, 2011Equity
Jul 26, 2011
$10,288,416
$10,288,416
Equity
Equity
Apr 21, 2011Equity
Apr 21, 2011
$6,084,800
$6,084,800
Equity
Equity
Feb 25, 2011Equity
Feb 25, 2011
$16,229,362
$16,229,362
Equity
Equity
Jan 21, 2011Equity
Jan 21, 2011
$950,091,047
$950,091,047
Equity
Equity
Apr 28, 2010Equity
Apr 28, 2010
$135,000,000
$135,000,000
Equity
Equity

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Groupon Competitors

Some of the competitors of Groupon are Travelzoo, Yelp, and RentPath. The wages at Travelzoo average higher than the other similar companies, where the median salary is $92,225 per year. Employees at Yelp earn an average of $79,762 per year, and the employees at RentPath earn an average salary of $76,998 per year.
Companydesc
Average Salarydesc
Travelzoo
Salary Range69k - 123k$92k$92,225
Yelp
Salary Range62k - 102k$80k$79,762

RentPath

Salary Range57k - 103k$77k$76,998
GoDaddy
Salary Range55k - 102k$75k$75,454

Clipper Magazine

Salary Range55k - 91k$71k$70,810
Dominion Enterprises
Salary Range51k - 94k$70k$69,629

info USA Marketing

Salary Range51k - 93k$69k$69,209
Yodle
Salary Range52k - 88k$68k$68,476

Southwestern Bell Yellow Pages

Salary Range47k - 93k$67k$66,825

Mass marketing

Salary Range47k - 93k$67k$66,673
$36k
$123k

Frequently Asked Questions about Groupon

When was Groupon founded?

Groupon was founded in 2008.

How many Employees does Groupon have?

Groupon has 6,000 employees.

How much money does Groupon make?

Groupon generates $2.8B in revenue.

What industry is Groupon in?

Groupon is in the online media industry.

What is Groupon's mission?

Groupon's mission statement is "Our mission is to be the daily habit in local commerce."

What type of company is Groupon?

Groupon is a public company.

Who are Groupon's competitors?

Groupon competitors include Yelp, Valpak, Travelzoo, GoDaddy, Dominion Enterprises, Gannett, Yodle, Lee Enterprises, info USA Marketing, Morris Communications, Southwestern Bell Yellow Pages, Brown & Bigelow, RentPath, Clipper Magazine, In The News, Mass marketing, Direct Alliance Corp (Direct Alliance, The Columbus Dispatch, DIRECT MEDIA MILLARD, Akron Beacon Journal.

Who works at Groupon?

Ted Leonsis (Director)

Brad Keywell (founders)

Rich Williams (ceo)

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Updated December 31, 2020

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