The Culture At Postmates

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Working At Postmates

Postmates is changing how people get their food, drinks, groceries and other merchandise. By making all of those accessible through delivery or pickup, the company has facilitated $6.6 billion in economic activity through its sales, courier earnings and merchant growth. With Postmates, you'd never have to leave your house to run an "errand." It's this innovation that draws in a great team. Many employees enjoy that their ideas are heard and used at Postmates because you're building a new future together.

Diving Into the Values at Postmates

Postmates isn't just focused on the present, or even the near future. The company is here to build the future. For the clients and employees who work there, the company is a way of life. That's why it's important that the team helps build a globally trusted, eccentric company.

The company values individuals who believe in collaboration and are creative problem solvers who are excited about learning and growing because those are the people who challenge themselves to think outside the box. These people lead the company with consistency and reliability so they maintain a level of trust.

The Educational Opportunities at Postmates

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At Postmates it's important that employees never stop learning. The company believes that learning is the best way employees are able to advance in their careers. That's why it offers so many educational opportunities for employees to participate in so they can look for full-time work outside of the gig-economy. By partnering with organizations that help your job search, opportunities for advancing your career are never more than just a click away.

The Job Search Accelerator with JVS is a 2-week intensive program that Bay area-based employees can apply for. The program is designed for people who have a specific job they want to move into in mind. It helps you build the necessary skills that are needed to nail the interview process.

Eligible Postmates around the United States also have access to Edx.org. The online learning destination provides Postmates free college courses through ASU, as well as other professional certifications like SQL from Microsoft.

The company provides apprenticeships for job seekers through the TechSF Apprenticeship Accelerator Program. If you have some tech skills and are interested in apprenticeship opportunities then you're encouraged to create a LaborX account to get started. Then you'll have access to new experiences and the training necessary to establish your career in the tech industry.

Last, but not least, Postmates also offers Upwardly Global to help work-authorized immigrants, refugees, asylees, and Special Immigrant Visa holders (SIVs). This program prepares you for the job search in the United States so you're ready to start your professional career. The free program has helped 1,000 people each year.

The Resources at Postmates

A Solid Support System

One thing is for sure and that is that Postmates sticks up for its employees. It'll be your biggest advocate. It doesn't matter if you're a Muslim or an LGBTQ person. The company has your back and it proves that through the resource groups it has partnered with so that you have easy access to experts and advocates.

The company's ACLU provides support for and takes on the toughest civil liberties cases and issues. The groups' biggest goal is to defend everyone from suffering from governmental abuse and overreach. Postmates partners with this group so that if you're trying to achieve full equality for LGBTQ people or are fighting for immigrants' rights, then you know what your rights are.

National Civil Rights Organization Muslim Advocates is putting a stop to bigotry in communities by working in courts, advocating to those in power and speaking out to communities. By partnering with this organization, Postmates wants to ensure American Muslims have a seat at the table. Postmates strives to make sure that everyone is able to live free of hate and discrimination.

The company also partners with the National Center for Victims of Crime. The nonprofit organization not only advocates for victims' rights but also trains professionals who work with those victims and serves as a trusted source of victims' issues information. This organization has been the most comprehensive national resource for victims' rights for over 25 years now.

The Job at Postmates

Great Job Delivery

Securing a job with Postmates is actually pretty awesome, and it's really easy. You get to decide on your schedule so you can work around your schedule, instead of having to schedule around work. Plus, unlike other delivery services, you get to take home all of the tips you receive.

You'll never have to wait for a payday. Today could be payday. Tomorrow could be payday. Whatever suits your schedule. After every delivery, you're able to see exactly what you made. You can choose to wait for the free weekly deposit or cash out instantly.

Once you've signed up to be a Postmate, the company will send you a free delivery bag and prepaid card so you're ready to go deliver food, drinks, retail or more. It's really that easy.

The Benefits at Postmates

Did You Order Great Perks?

Aside from the job being totally different from those other food delivery companies, Postmates also lets you sign up for free and keep 100% of what you earn from every delivery. With no fees or time commitments, the world is your playground. But on top of that, the company also provides some pretty sweet benefits, like:

  • 100% coverage of employeemedical, dental, and vision insurance premiums.
  • Equipment for whatever you need to work efficiently and creatively provided.
  • An impact-first work environment with astrong company vision.
  • Asnack-filled kitchen as well as tasty andhealthy lunches at the office.
  • Workshops andmassages to ensure your mental and physical wellbeing.
  • Access toStride Tax so filing is easier and you'll maximize your take-home earnings.
  • Occupational Accident Insurance so that every time you're on a delivery, you're covered for medical expenses, disability and other costs associated with injuries from an accident.
  • The Organization’s Mission

    Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under an hour.

    Perks of Working at Postmates

    Postmates pays 100% of employee medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums, provides necessary work equipment, generous stock option plan, competitive salary, great colleagues and management.

    Postmates Reviews

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    3.0

    Zippia UserJune 2021

    3.0

    Zippia Official LogoZippia UserJune 2021

    What Do You Like About Working There?

    Flexible with my schedule and family life.

    What DON'T You Like About Working There?

    Pay is not reasonable for all the duties that are required.

    What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

    Get my funds instantly
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    5.0

    Zippia UserApril 2021

    5.0

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    What Do You Like About Working There?

    Freedom to decide what hours I want to work and I could take my toddler with me.

    What DON'T You Like About Working There?

    People who don’t have their address numbers on their houses.

    What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

    Being able to be with my son.
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    4.0

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    What Do You Like About Working There?

    Earning money

    What DON'T You Like About Working There?

    Bad traffic

    What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

    I really really enjoyed the friendly customers that I gave the food to.
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    Zippia UserFebruary 2021

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    What Do You Like About Working There?

    The money. And believe me, I made $80 a day one time, that was the best time in my life.

    What DON'T You Like About Working There?

    The pettiness. It was so awe full having to deal with people that gave me four stars because I didn’t give them ketchup.

    What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

    Working whenever you want.
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    Zippia UserFebruary 2021

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    What Do You Like About Working There?

    Earning money

    What DON'T You Like About Working There?

    They would cancel the order with me halfway getting to the restaurant

    What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

    Eating Chinese food
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    The Team At Postmates

    Key People

    Bastian Lehmann

    Sean Plaice

    Sam Street

    The Inside Scoop
    Postmates operates an Urban Logistics platform that connects customers with local couriers who can deliver anything from any store or restaurant in minutes. Postmates' riders and drivers are currently delivering in 40 major US cities. Its services are available for iPhone, Android and on the web. The company was established by a team of engineers, designers, operations and growth specialists in 2011 in San Francisco, CA.
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    Postmates Company Rankings

    Postmates is ranked #45 on the Best Transportation 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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    Postmates Salaries

    9.2
    Salary Score
    The national average salary for a Postmates employee in the United States is $40,751 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $76,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $21,000 per year.
    Average Postmates Salary
    $40,751 yearly
    $19.59 hourly
    Updated August 22, 2022
    $21,000
    10 %
    $40,000
    Median
    $76,000
    90 %
    Average Employee Earnings
    DoorDash
    $84,776
    Lyft
    $67,087
    Instacart
    $63,250
    Postmates
    $40,751

    Highest Paying Jobs At Postmates

    Rank  Job Title  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
    1Machining Engineer$147,046$71
    2Software Engineer$132,561$64
    3Customer Service Professional$114,459$55
    4Delivery Driver$41,483$20
    5Courier$39,126$19
    6Delivery Person$38,789$19
    7Deliver Driver$37,677$18
    8Warehouse Worker$35,856$17
    9Customer Service Representative$32,116$15
    10Food Counter Worker$31,694$15
    11Cashier$30,682$15

    Postmates Demographics Summary

    9.8
    Diversity Score
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    Postmates Employee Political Affiliation

    Postmates employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a Postmates employee was by Scott Banister. Scott Banister donated $142,700 to the Republican Party.

    Parties

    Democratic Party

    75.6 %
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    Republican Party

    24.4 %
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    Employee Political Donations

    Name  Job Title  Party  Donation  
    Scott BanisterBoard Of Directors, TreasurerRepublican Party$142,700
    Vikrum AiyerVice PresidentDemocratic Party$5,500
    IAN HartCourierRepublican Party$3,849
    Scott BannisterBoard MemberRepublican Party$2,600
    Hasan SpruillDelivery DriverDemocratic Party$2,002
    Cyan BanisterBoard Of Directors, TreasurerRepublican Party$1,000
    Derek CailSales/MarketingDemocratic Party$805
    James MadduxSelf-EmployedDemocratic Party$736
    Sharif AbdulmalikCourierDemocratic Party$680
    Olivia BoroMarketing ManagerDemocratic Party$628
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    Postmates Financial Performance

    9.8
    Performance Score
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    Postmates Competitors

    Based on our research, similar companies to Postmates are Pinterest, Uber Technologies, and eBay. The average salaries at Pinterest rank the highest, with their employees earning an average salary of $131,506 per year. The employees at Uber Technologies earn an average yearly salary of $111,381 per year, and the salaries at eBay average $107,595 per year.
    Companydesc
    Average Salarydesc
    Pinterest
    Salary Range111k - 154k$132k$131,506
    Uber Technologies
    Salary Range85k - 144k$111k$111,381
    eBay
    Salary Range80k - 142k$108k$107,595
    Yelp
    Salary Range81k - 141k$107k$107,334
    OpenTable
    Salary Range80k - 139k$106k$106,428
    DoorDash
    Salary Range58k - 123k$85k$84,776
    Groupon
    Salary Range58k - 111k$81k$81,044
    KAYAK
    Salary Range57k - 108k$79k$78,717
    Lyft
    Salary Range45k - 97k$67k$67,087
    Instacart
    Salary Range40k - 98k$63k$63,250
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    $154k

    Frequently Asked Questions about Postmates

    When was Postmates founded?

    Postmates was founded in 2011.

    How many Employees does Postmates have?

    Postmates has 5,341 employees.

    How much money does Postmates make?

    Postmates generates $1.0B in revenue.

    What industry is Postmates in?

    Postmates is in the logistics industry.

    What is Postmates's mission?

    Postmates's mission statement is "Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under an hour."

    What type of company is Postmates?

    Postmates is a private company.

    Who are Postmates's competitors?

    Postmates competitors include Uber Technologies, DoorDash, Lyft, Instacart, eBay, Groupon, OpenTable, Yelp, Pinterest, Mission Critical Delivery Solutions, Upwork, KAYAK, Schlep & Fetch.

    Who works at Postmates?

    Bastian Lehmann (CEO / President)

    Sean Plaice (Founder)

    Sam Street (Founder)

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    How long does Postmates background check take?

    Postmates background check takes between three to ten days. Some drivers have also reported the background check to be as quick as one or two days, but this is not the norm.

    You can check the status of your Postmates background check on the company's Postmates Fleet app on your iPhone or Android device.

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