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Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Lyft. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
Lyft has 4,369 employees.
31% of Lyft employees are women, while 69% are men.
The most common ethnicity at Lyft is White (57%).
20% of Lyft employees are Hispanic or Latino.
11% of Lyft employees are Black or African American.
The average employee at Lyft makes $67,087 per year.
Lyft employees are most likely to be members of the democratic party.
On average, employees at Lyft stay with the company for 5.1 years.
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Lyft employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a Lyft employee was by Logan Green. Logan Green donated $55,600 to the Democratic Party.
Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
|Logan Green||Chief Executive Officer||Democratic Party||$55,600|
|Brandon McCormick||Vice President||Democratic Party||$53,241|
|John Zimmer||Entreprenuer||Democratic Party||$51,646|
|Brian Roberts||Finance Professional||Republican Party||$14,000|
|Peter Morelli||Requirements Engineer||Democratic Party||$11,050|
|Kristin Sverchek||Attorney||Democratic Party||$8,650|
|Kristina Omari||Business Developer||Democratic Party||$6,700|
|Ezra Hayman||Sales/Marketing||Democratic Party||$6,600|
|Rajil Kapoor||Chief Strategy Officer||Democratic Party||$6,300|
|Jordan Markwith||Internal Affairs Investigator||Democratic Party||$5,600|
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Logan D. Green (CEO / President)
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No, Lyft does not drug test. To work as a Lyft driver, you do not need to take a pre-employment drug test. A drug test is only required if there is reason to suspect a driver is under the influence or after a car accident involving a customer.
Yes, Lyft does hire felons. In some cases, an applicant with a felony on their record may be able to get a job driving for Lyft. Factors such as the nature of the felony and duration from the time it occurred are considered.
You answer "why are you interested in working for Lyft '' by focusing on the company and its transportation services, the company culture and employee benefits, as well as your own professional development. We recommend coming up with around three reasons why you want to work for Lyft that relate to your own interests and passions.
You write a cover letter for a job at Lyft by focusing on your skills and experiences that best align with the position and the company values and mission. Lyft is looking for smart and funny employees who aren't afraid to share their ideas or admit when they don't know something and are always willing to help.
The Lyft background check process typically takes between two to four days. In some cases, the lack of electronic records at the county level can prolong the process. Even with these exceptions, the process should not take more than ten days.
The minimum age requirement to drive with Lyft ranges from 21-25 and varies by region. To know for sure, you will need to check your State and City Driver Info for your area's age requirement.
Lyft offers comprehensive benefits and employee perks to their corporate employees. Lyft drivers are not eligible for health or financial benefits but can partake in their rewards program.
The dress code at Lyft for drivers is whatever they are comfortable wearing that is not offensive. For corporate employees, it's business casual, and for many of the technology teams, it's just casual.
The hiring process at Lyft is pretty easy if you're applying for a driver position, while corporate positions have an entirely different hiring process.
Overall the hiring time for a Lyft Driver can vary greatly depending on the location and demand for the driver; however, it's a pretty straightforward process. Those applying for corporate positions will have a more traditional hiring process, complete with interviews and technical assessments.
Institutional Investors own Lyft. The top shareholders include:
Fidelity Management and Research CO (14.08%)
The Vanguard Group, Inc (7.32%)
JP Morgan Investment Management Inc (5.76%)
BlackRock Fund Advisors (3.28%)
SSgA Funds Management, Inc (2.35%)
ClearBridge Investments LLC (1.91%)
JP Morgan Chase Bank NA (1.91%)
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