Tier rankings for tech companies in the Bay Area
Tier = Pay, prestige, wlb, culture, benefits, talent pool, brand weight on resume, people have starry eyes when you tell them where you work at
Tier 0: Be your own boss
Tier 1: FNG
Tier 2: Apple, Uber, Airbnb, Lyft, Linkedin
Tier 3: Amazon, Microsoft, Stripe, Pinterest, Slack, Snap, Dropbox, Robinhood, Palantir
Tier 4: Salesforce, square, Twitter, nvidia, Opendoor, Box, Bloomberg
Tier 5: Zillow, Yelp, Oracle, Quora, Reddit, Houzz, purestorage, Expedia
Tier 💩: Cisco, Autodesk, IBM, HP, Vertivco, VMWare, Intel
If you don’t like tiers to happen then GTFO, you agree or not but tiers help you to grow and succeed in your career, it’s a milestone!
If you disagree, make your own list and comment.