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As a social media platform, Twitter's main goal is sparking public conversation as a way to connect people, foster a safe debate platform, learn from each other and solve problems. As a member of this team, you'll have an impact on future conversations. Twitter's motto is that while it's not always easy, the work there is worthwhile and meaningful.

Diving Into the Values at Twitter

Tweeps, otherwise known as Twitter employees, are led in a flexible and autonomous work environment. To keep them on the straight and narrow, the company built a culture around these principles:

  • Promote #health
  • Earn #trust
  • Be #straightforward
  • Unite profit and #purpose
  • Be #fast , #free , and #fun
  • The Tweeps at Twitter

    Busy Birds Changing the World

    There's more to being a Tweep than just being someone who works at Twitter. Being a Tweep means you get to impact the company's future and how it gets there. Along the way, you'll discover who you truly are and discover your best talents. That's because the company believes that empathy, support and flexibility are important keys to seeing each team member succeed.

    The Tweeps are talented individuals who are naturally curious about the world. They stick together and learn that it's best to work as a team. Tweeps collaborate and communicate with each other to figure out what the best decisions are for the entire company. When a coworker needs help, Tweeps are the first to step up and show them support. That's how Twitter operates as #OneTeam.

    The Culture at Twitter

    Don't Be Afraid to Tweet Your Mind

    Twitter prides itself on keeping a transparent culture to create trust amongst the team. That's why everyone only ever gets or gives truthful answers. In addition, Twitter celebrates failures as much as it does successes because it believes you're learning either way.

    Tweeps also step out of their comfort zones every day in order to continue building a strong culture. They help each other reach goals and seek their full potential through means of mentoring or building tools. Plus, at Twitter, every voice is welcome. The company strives to support a diverse team that's as diverse as the people who use the platform.

    Team members are encouraged to speak their minds even if it's not a popular opinion. This keeps conversations honest and open. Twitter is able to foster an honest culture through the respect that team members have for each other. There's always space for debate and disagreement at Twitter so you'll never have to hold your opinions to yourself.

    This honest, candid approach starts with the team's leadership who are always asking hard questions and looking for more than one perspective on topics and decisions. These challenging conversations only make the team better and stronger.

    Best of all, the company culture is pretty flexible. So while it may be hard at points, it'll also be liberating. Leadership expects you to give work you're all while making sure you get to enjoy other important parts of your life. The flexibility extends to where and when you're most creative and productive. So if you need to work at your local coffee shop at 7 p.m., go for it. Twitter supports night owls and early birds alike.

    The Resource Groups at Twitter

    Big Load of Tweeting Support

    Tweeps are genuinely great teammates. We know this because of the time and resources they give to help make the company culture what it is today. Through the company's Business Resource Groups (BRGs) Tweeps are able to focus on keeping the culture inclusive and welcoming.

    Starting with Twitter Stripes, the group is specifically designed for veterans, service members and military families who work for Twitter. The group hosts events for them and the military community outside of Twitter.

    The Twitter Women group supports gender equality and women leadership within the company through professional development, skill-building and networking. Twitter Alas is designed for Latino and Latin American employees with support in leadership opportunities.

    Twitter Asians is a group specific to helping Asian employees advance their career within the company through empowerment. Blackbirds is a group of members and allies of the African diaspore aimed at creating an inclusive work culture and enriching communities outside of the company.

    The Twitter Able group supports employees with disabilities and their allies in creating a more accessible work environment and platform. Twitter Open is a platform used to educate and include individuals all over the world in being supportive of LGBTQIA Tweeps and people using Twitter. Of course, we can't forget the parents. The Twitter Parents group gives parents the support, information and community to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

    It's this supportive environment that really draws Tweeps into working at Twitter. Employees really seem to enjoy the culture and get a lot out of their careers here. Twitter is so much more than just a social media platform. It's an employer of choice for many.

    The Organization’s Mission

    To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.

    Perks of Working at Twitter

    Twitter provides monthly reimbursements for employees' phone and gym, health insurance, 401k plan, paid holidays, employee discounts, free lunch and snacks, etc.

    Industry

    Online Media

    Revenue

    $2.5B

    Employees

    3,900

    Founded in

    2005

    Headquarters

    San Francisco, CA

    Website

    twitter.com

    Organization Type

    Public

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    The Team At Twitter

    Key People

      Shanah Zamost (Director, Human Resources)

      Brad Ramsey (VP, Global Marketing)

      Jack Dorsey (ceo)

      Biz Stone (founders)

      Noah Glass (founders)

      Peter Fenton (Director)

      Evan Williams (founders)

      Omid Kordestani (Executive Chairman)

      Laura Pacas (Communications Manager)

      Bijan Sabet (Director)

      Dick Costolo (Executive Officer, Director)

      Fred Wilson (Director)

      Ned Segal (CFO)

      Jason Goldman (Director)

    The Inside Scoop
    Twitter, Inc. operates as a platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. Twitter allows users to consume, create, distribute, and discover content and its mobile application Periscope enables users to broadcast and watch video live with others. Twitter has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Boulder, Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco (Headquarters), Seattle, Sunnyvale, Washington. DC along with more than 35 offices worldwide. Twitter was founded in 2006 and is available in more than 35 languages.
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    The Culture At Twitter

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    We are part of a larger Design, Research, and Content Strategy team that's full of amazingly hardworking and fun people who are passionate about Twitter's ability to help people see beyond themselves and connect with the larger world in a meaningful way. Join us in making our platform safer!
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    If so, you should join us. Health is Twitter's top priority and we need your help!
    Care about setting up healthy distributed teams and collaborative environments.. Experience building an inclusive engineering culture, with teams that are eager to learn and deeply curious.
    We'll both challenge and support you to do the best work of your career. You'll have the opportunity to have a truly global impact, working on a product that touches hundreds of millions of users.
    Challenge yourself by working with the best engineers in the industry. Mentor engineers on the team to help them grow.
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    Twitter Rankings

    Twitter is ranked #37 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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    Twitter Salaries

    How much does Twitter pay?
    The national average salary for a Twitter employee in the United States is $137,539 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $180,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $104,000 per year.
    9.7
    Salary Score

    Twitter Salaries By Job Title

    The average employee at Twitter earns a yearly salary of $137,539 per year, but different jobs can earn drastically different salaries.

    Some of the job titles with high salaries at Twitter are engineering manager, data scientist, application software developer, and reliability engineer.

    A worker with the title engineering manager salary at Twitter can earn an average yearly salary of $234,802.

    Other roles at Twitter include social media internship and marketing internship. A social media internship at Twitter earns an average yearly salary of $25,098.

    Twitter Careers

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

    Average Length of Employment
    LinkedIn1.8 years
    Google1.4 years
    Facebook1.2 years

    Twitter

    1.2 years
    Top Employers Before Twitter
    Google14.5 %
    Apple11.9 %
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    Top Employers After Twitter
    Facebook13.4 %
    Google10.4 %
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    Twitter Employee Demographics

    9.9
    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.

    Twitter Employees Education

    Of the 3,900 employees at Twitter, 9.8% attended University of California - Berkeley. Employees at Twitter most frequently majored in Computer Science, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Bachelors.

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    Twitter Financial Performance

    10.0
    Performance Score
    We calculated the performance score of companies by measuring multiple factors, including revenue, longevity, and stock market performance.

    Revenue

    > $1B

    Founded in

    2005

    Organization type

    Public

    Twitter Financing Rounds

    DateAmountSecurity Type
    Jan 8, 2010Equity
    Jan 8, 2010
    $5,166,511
    $5,166,511
    Equity
    Equity
    Oct 8, 2009Equity
    Oct 8, 2009
    $100,000,006
    $100,000,006
    Equity
    Equity

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    Twitter Subsidiaries

    Subsidiaries to Twitter include Dabble DB. Employees at the parent company, Twitter, earn $137,847 whereas employees at Dabble DB earn $66,912, on average.
    Company
    Average Salary
    Dabble DB
    Dabble DB
    $69,155
    $69k

    Twitter Competitors

    Competitors of Twitter include Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn.

    Employees at Facebook earn more than most of the competition, with an average yearly salary of $128,766.

    Employees at Google earn an average of $127,251 per year, and the employees at LinkedIn earn an average salary of $118,062 per year.

    Company
    Average Salary
    $128,766
    $129k
    $127,251
    $127k
    $118,062
    $118k
    $104,209
    $104k
    $102,238
    $102k
    $91,102
    $91k
    $72,459
    $72k
    $68,822
    $69k
    $63,592
    $64k

    Frequently Asked Questions about Twitter

    How many Employees does Twitter have?

    Twitter has 3,900 employees.

    How much money does Twitter make?

    Twitter generates $2.5B in revenue.

    What industry is Twitter in?

    Twitter is in the online media industry.

    What is Twitter's mission?

    Twitter's mission statement is "To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers."

    What type of company is Twitter?

    Twitter is a public company.

    Who are Twitter's competitors?

    Twitter competitors include Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, GrubHub, Pandora, HSN, Snap, Verisign, GoDaddy, Yelp, IAC, West Services, comScore, The Enterprise, Concentrix, Network Communications, Dick Clark Productions, Apple, National Geographic, 1105 Media.

    Who works at Twitter?

    Shanah Zamost (Director, Human Resources)

    Brad Ramsey (VP, Global Marketing)

    Jack Dorsey (ceo)

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    Where is Twitter's headquarters?

    Twitter's headquarters is in San Francisco, CA.

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    Updated May 18, 2020

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