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Facebook, Inc. is a social media and technology company based in Menlo Park, CA. Founded by Mark Zuckerberg together with some of his fellow Harvard College students, today it is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google. It is also one of the world's most valuable companies. Aside from its flagship social media service bearing its name, the company offers other products and services such as Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus, as well as independently developed Facebook Messenger, Facebook Watch, and Facebook Portal. Facebook as a workplace defines itself by its unique culture that rewards impact. Employees are encouraged to be bold and solve the problems they care most about. They work in small teams and move fast to develop new products, constantly iterating. The company offers plenty of opportunity areas, the ones with the most openings being AR/VR, Infrastructure, Sales Marketing, Software Engineering, Data & Analytics and Design & UX. As a Facebook employee you will enjoy a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, community and time away.

Company - Public
$5B to $10B
Multiple locations
Internet Publishing & Other Companies
Mark Zuckerberg
What departments Facebook employees work at?
Software Developers and Programmers29.9%
other occupation23.2%
Management - Other7.4%
HR Management7.2%
Arts / Entertainment / Media6.1%
Marketing / Advertising / PR5.6%
Computer / IT - Other5.5%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Facebook employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Facebook: Newcomers: 26%, Experiencers: 19%, Experts: 23%, Veterans: 32%. Facebook employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Facebook employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Facebook: Amazon, Apple, Cisco. Typical Facebook employees have worked at Amazon.
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What industries did Facebook employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Facebook: Computer Systems Design Companies, Internet Publishing & Other Companies, Colleges / Universities, Advertising / PR Agencies, Software Publishing Companies. Facebook employees most likely come from a Computer Systems Design Companies industry background.
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Where did Facebook employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Facebook: Small: 27%, Medium: 12%, Large: 61%. Most Facebook employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Facebook study?
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Where did employees at Facebook study?
Carnegie Mellon University
Stanford University
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Facebook?
Time employed at Facebook: <1: 30%, 1-3: 48%, 4-8: 20%, 9-13: 2%, 14-20: 0%, 20+: 0%. Most Facebook employees stay with the company for 1-3 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Facebook rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Facebook: 66.7% Male and 33.3% Female. Age ratio at Facebook: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 53%, 31-40: 39%, 41-50: 7%, 51-60: 1%, 60+: 0%. Facebook rates - 3.3% more female than the industry average. Most Facebook employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Facebook rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Facebook: low. Facebook ranks low for career advancement which is below the industry average.
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What companies do Facebook employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Facebook: Airbnb, Google, Instagram, Microsoft Corporation, Oculus VR. People who work at Facebook most typically go on to work for the Airbnb.
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Microsoft Corporation
Oculus VR