Compare working at PayPal vs Rakuten

Compare company reviews, salaries and ratings to find out if PayPal or Rakuten is right for you. PayPal is most highly rated for Compensation and benefits and Rakuten is most highly rated for Work-life balance.

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Financial Services
Information Technology
more than £7B (GBP)
$1bn to $5bn (SGD)
Number of employees
more than 10,000
1,001 to 5,000
2211 North First Street San Jose, California 95131
San Mateo, CA

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CEO approval

Headshot of Dan Schulman, CEO of PayPal
approve of Dan Schulman's performance
Headshot of Amit Patel, CEO of Rakuten
approve of Amit Patel's performance

Salary satisfaction

think they are paid fairly at PayPal
think they are paid fairly at Rakuten

PayPal reviews

on 8 August 2023
Decent workplace culture
Software Engineer
(current employee) - Singapore

on 29 November 2022
Software Engineer
(current employee) - Singapore

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on 29 September 2019
Facilities & Events Coordinator
(current employee) - Singapore

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Rakuten reviews

on 18 January 2023
Legal Administrator
(current employee) - Singapore

on 23 March 2020
Regional Content Business Manager
(current employee) - Singapore

on 1 March 2020
(current employee) - Singapore

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Compare salary information for PayPal and Rakuten. Salaries are taken from job posts or reported by employees and are not adjusted for level or location.

Software engineer
$9,377 per month
$5,764 per month
Senior software engineer
$9,380 per month
$7,341 per month
Product manager
$8,543 per month
$7,951 per month
Senior product manager
$11,216 per month
$10,250 per month
Android developer
$8,098 per month
$9,500 per month
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18 jobs at PayPal
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16 jobs at Rakuten
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Favourable experience
Average experience
Medium difficulty
Medium difficulty
Process is about a month
Process is about two weeks