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Working At Trupanion

Trupanion was founded in 2000 as a way for people to insure the often-overlooked family members, pets. Since then, CEO Darryl Rawlings has forged a business that revolutionized an industry and saved many furry, possibly scaly, lives while doing so.

The company is headquartered in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle and insures pets in the States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Trupanion is a company full of furry-friend-fanatics. They want your pets to be as healthy and protected as theirs are because they don't just love their own pets, they love all pets.

Diving Into the Values at Trupanion

Caring For Pets, Caring For People

At Trupanion, people don't just believe in the power of the bond between human and pet, they live it. And because they feel so passionately about animals, they want to provide their customers with the highest quality of care for their pets as they can, at the best price available. They do this by empowering their employees and providing them with the necessary tools to get the job done. The company is constantly staying up to date on the market trends and keeping an open dialogue with vets nationwide to make sure they are best serving their customers.

Some other core values at Trupanion are:

  • Caring not only about the pets but about each other, too
  • Operating in anadhocracy , to ensure the ability to adapt quickly, maintain flexibility, and empower employees
  • Trusting one another with information, and to get the job done
  • Beingsincere : Always doing what you say and saying what you mean
  • Stayingdevoted to the reason for all of this in the first place -- the pets
  • Beingoriginal in the way they innovate
  • Remaininggenuine and always staying true to yourself
  • Keeping itsimple , because simple is better
  • The Trupanion Pack

    Animal Lovers Rejoice!

    Other than just being crazy about their pets, this is a work team comprised of highly motivated and innovative people. Part of Trupanion's thing is that they really changed the way that this industry operated. Current and past employees are people who have ideas that they are passionate about and not afraid to share. Trupanion takes a vested interest in its people, and once you are with the company, they much prefer to promote within. So there is always room for growth and development within the company and in your personal life.

    The Culture at Trupanion

    Building Strong Companionships Through Service

    Ever wonder what it is like to work at an office with 300 dogs in it? Trupanion employees could tell you. And what they would say is that it's awesome. They are bringing that whole "Bring Your Pet to Work Day" thing to a whole new level. Pets of all types, not just dogs, are welcome every day at the Trupanion office. A lot of companies have human playrooms with ping pong or foosball, and Trupanion is no exception to that, but they also have a puppy playroom. Needless to say, the environment at Trupanion is fun, and at times, playful.

    Trupanion pays its employees to volunteer in their community. Team members can take paid days off to pitch in at their favorite charity. The company also partners with several non-profits in the area, such as the Northwest Center, to do its part in supporting people of all abilities. This type of atmosphere leads to some really strong at-work and outside-of-work friendships. Trupanion team members regularly eat lunch together and go to happy hours after a long day of cuddling with cute animals.

    It's also a very open work environment. All management operates with open-door policies and team members are encouraged to come share ideas. Everything is team-based. There are team-based strategic planning, team-owned goals and group brainstorming sessions.

    Trupanion takes diversity and inclusion in the workplace seriously. Because of that, they have several intracompany committees that meet and discuss their experiences, to further educate everyone. A few of those committees are:

  • TruPride
  • TruFun
  • TruLOVE
  • The Office at Trupanion

    Cool Location for a Cool Company

    The Trupanion office is located in the Georgetown neighborhood south of Downtown Seattle. The neighborhood itself definitely has a pretty cool scene, with several bars, coffee shops, great restaurants and a record store. The office is obviously 100% pet-friendly and but it is also very modern and designed to be a warm and comforting space.

    The office is open and airy, which perfectly accommodates the company's collaborative culture. There is a fully stocked kitchen and several restaurants nearby, but there is also a rotating schedule of food trucks that stop by the office each week, in case you want to mix it up a bit.

    The Benefits at Trupanion

    If You Like Great Benefits, Then You Are Barking Up The Right Tree

    It's rare we come across a company with as many great benefits as Trupanion. They offer 100% paid medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as company-paid life and disability coverage. They have generous PTO policies and 8 paid holidays a year. They also give their employees free insurance for one of your own pets. Some of the other great benefits are:

  • Free Orca Pass for Commuters
  • Paid 5-Week Sabbatical every 5 years
  • Onsite Child Care for Employees
  • Onsite Gym with Locker Rooms
  • Bereavement Leave to Mourn Loved Ones (Including Pets)
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Opportunities to Work Remotely
  • Hundreds of Discounts on Technology, Travel, Automotive Needs, Pet Care, and More
  • Free On-Site Dog Walking Service
  • You will also get ample opportunities to participate in company outings that are held throughout the year. And if it isn't a company organized outing, teams are always planning fun events for everyone. Another unique thing about Trupanion is that they host recreational clubs at the office. They have a craft night and a weekly running group.

    All that amazing stuff and the pets. Always the pets.

    The Organization’s Mission

    To help the pets we all love receive the best veterinary care.


    Insurance - Specialty





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    Seattle, WA


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    The Team At Trupanion

    Key People

      Dan Levitan (Director)

      Ted Philip (Director)

      Darryl Rawlings (founder)

      Michael Doak (Director)

      Howard Rubin (Director)

      Murray Low (Director)

      H. Lindsley (Director)

      Glenn Novotny (Director)

      Mike Banks (Executive Officer)

      Asher Bearman (Executive Officer)

      Peter Beaumont (Director)

    The Culture At Trupanion

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    Are you interested in working on a team with other pet passionate people to help engage with veterinary hospital teams to create more positive outcomes for pets in their hospitals by educating pet owners about the value of medical insurance for pets We're independent contractors who represent Trupanion, the fastest growing medical insurance for pets provider, and we're looking for someone like you to join our team. This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to make a difference and a positive contribution to canine and feline health and well-being.
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    We are looking for a gritty marketer to join us and tackle some big impact projects.
    At Trupanion, we offer a collaborative, casual, and pet-friendly environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.
    As a member of the Customer Marketing team, you'll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact on the rapid growth of our company.
    A serious passion for pets, with a strong belief in Trupanion's mission to help the pets we all love receive the best veterinary care.
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    Trupanion Rankings

    Trupanion is ranked #53 on the Best Companies to Work For in Washington 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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    Trupanion Salaries

    How much does Trupanion pay?
    The national average salary for a Trupanion employee in the United States is $65,273 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $131,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $32,000 per year.
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    Trupanion Salaries By Job Title

    While the average employee salary at Trupanion is $65,273, there is a big variation in pay depending on the role.

    The higher paying positions at Trupanion include team leader, senior software engineer, support manager, and associate partner.

    A typical team leader salary at Trupanion is $120,298.

    Other roles at Trupanion include customer service representative and brand ambassador. A customer service representative at Trupanion earns an average yearly salary of $30,182.

    Trupanion Careers

    On average, employees at Trupanion stay with the company for 1.6 years. Employees most commonly join Trupanion after leaving Microsoft.

    Average Length of Employment


    1.6 years
    Top Employers Before Trupanion
    Microsoft12.8 %
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    Trupanion Employee Demographics

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    Trupanion Employees Education

    Of the 450 employees at Trupanion, 13.3% attended University of Washington. Employees at Trupanion most frequently majored in Business, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Bachelors.

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    Trupanion Financial Performance

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    $100M - $1B

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    Trupanion Financing Rounds

    DateAmountSecurity Type
    Jul 9, 2014Debt
    Jul 9, 2014

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    Trupanion Competitors

    Some of the competitors of Trupanion are New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company, AMERICAN HOME SHIELD, and Anchor Insurance Holdings.

    The average salaries at New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company rank the highest, with their employees earning an average salary of $59,020 per year.

    The salaries at AMERICAN HOME SHIELD average $55,853 per year, and the salaries at Anchor Insurance Holdings come in at $55,839 per year.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Trupanion

    How many Employees does Trupanion have?

    Trupanion has 450 employees.

    How much money does Trupanion make?

    Trupanion generates $213.7M in revenue.

    What industry is Trupanion in?

    Trupanion is in the insurance - specialty industry.

    What is Trupanion's mission?

    Trupanion's mission statement is "To help the pets we all love receive the best veterinary care."

    What type of company is Trupanion?

    Trupanion is a public company.

    Who are Trupanion's competitors?

    Trupanion competitors include Healthy Paws Pet Insurance and Healthy Paws Foundation, Alaska National Insurance, TRISTAR Insurance Group, AMERICAN HOME SHIELD, GEICO, Marsh & Co, The General, California Casualty, Keenan, Applied Underwriters, WageWorks, Anchor Insurance Holdings, National Insurance Company, Specialty Insurance Group, EMSI Examination Management Services, LYNX Services, National General Holdings, CoreSource, New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company, Kemper.

    Who works at Trupanion?

    Dan Levitan (Director)

    Ted Philip (Director)

    Darryl Rawlings (founder)

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    Where is Trupanion's headquarters?

    Trupanion's headquarters is in Seattle, WA.

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    Updated May 18, 2020

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