EMPLOYEE
PARTICIPANTS
32
TOTAL
RATINGS
552

BlackBerry Company Culture

BlackBerry Culture

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
3.0/5
BlackBerry's Overall Culture is rated C-

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

BlackBerry CEO

Bottom 20%Bottom 20% of Similar Size Companies
John Chen BlackBerry's CEO
John Chen
59 /100

Diversity at BlackBerry

Top 50%Top 50% of Similar Size Companies
C+

Diverse employees at BlackBerry have rated Perks And Benefits, Team, and Happiness as the highest categories they have scored

Women at BlackBerry

Top 25%Top 25% of Similar Size Companies
B

Women at BlackBerry have rated CEO Rating, Meetings, and Manager as the highest categories they have scored

BlackBerry eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Bottom 35%Bottom 35% of Similar Size Companies

Recommend to a Friend?

-27

BlackBerry employees are -27% more likely to recommend BlackBerry as a great place to work

33%Promoters
7%Passives
60%Detractors

Working at BlackBerry

Working at BlackBerry is rated highly by 32 employees, across various culture aspects.

Overall Company Culture at BlackBerry

C-

Overall Company Culture at BlackBerry is rated C-

Last updated a month ago

Bottom
35%

BlackBerry ranks in the Bottom 35% of other companies on Comparably with 5,001-10,000 Employees for Overall Company Culture Score

Overall Company Culture Score by Department

This graph details how each department scores their Overall Company Culture

Results from 32 Employees

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Engineering
68
Engineering68
Sales
54
Sales54

BlackBerry Employee Reviews

Out of 32 BlackBerry employee reviews, 46% were positive. The remaining 54% were constructive reviews with the goal of helping BlackBerry improve their work culture.

46%
54%
Positive Reviews46%
Constructive Feedback54%

Positive Reviews From BlackBerry Employees

  • What did you like most about the interview process?
    The reruiter was great and super engaged.
    Anonymous Review
  • What are some of the best things about your team?
    Sense of camaraderie and a willingness to help each other.
    Anonymous Review
  • What do you like best about the leadership team?
    The Chief Legal Officer seems highly engaged in the business and is very supportive.
    Anonymous Review

Constructive Feedback From BlackBerry Employees

  • What's going wrong and how can it be improved?
    General distrust if leadership (particularly HR). Very high turnover. This affects products and services.
    Anonymous Review
  • What's going wrong and how can it be improved?
    not competitive, can't compete with other reputable companies.
    Anonymous Review
  • Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?
    The raises have been minimal. The stock has not moved in the years since the CEO took over.
    Anonymous Review

BlackBerry Company Information

BlackBerry Company Overview

BlackBerry provides wireless devices and solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market.

BlackBerry Mission & Values

To be the world's leading provider of end-to-end mobility solutions that are the most secure and trusted.

BlackBerry Vision Statement

A connected world, in which you are safe and your data is yours.

Headquarter295 Phillip Street
Waterloo, IA
Canada
Websiteglobal.blackberry.com/en/index
Founding Date1984
Company StatusPublic
StockBB

Why Join BlackBerry?

32 employees at BlackBerry have reviewed BlackBerry across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was a month ago.

Overall, the 32 BlackBerry employees give their leadership a grade of C, or Bottom 40% of similar size companies. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at BlackBerry are generally satisfied with their total compensation at BlackBerry, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at BlackBerry are generally satisfied with their team. 32 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a C+. The majority believe the meetings at BlackBerry are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at BlackBerry believe the environment at BlackBerry is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at BlackBerry is moderate. About 56% of the employees at BlackBerry work 8 hours or less, while 10% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at BlackBerry are dissatisfied, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
BlackBerry employees generally work 9.2 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at BlackBerry report the work pace is moderate
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
71% of BlackBerry employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
A Day in the Life
BlackBerry employees most often take 15-20 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
A Day in the Life
BlackBerry employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a quarter
Feedback
A Day in the Life
62% of BlackBerry employees call their work environment positive
Environment

BlackBerry Leadership

The BlackBerry Executive Team is rated a “D” and led by CEO John Chen, Executive Vice President of Enterprise Products & Value Added Solutions Sai Yuen Ho, and President of Global Sales Carl Wiese

  • John Chen  CEO / President

    John Chen CEO / President

    John Chen serves as the CEO / President of BlackBerry.

  • Sai Yuen Ho Executive Vice President of Enterprise Products & Value Added Solutions

    Mr. Sai Yuen Ho, also known as Billy, has been an Executive Vice President of Enterprise Products & Value Added... read more

  • Carl Wiese President of Global Sales

    Mr. Carl J. Wiese has been President of Global Sales at BlackBerry Limited since July 13, 2015 and is responsible for... read more

  • David Kleidermacher Chief Security Officer

    Mr. David Kleidermacher has been a Chief Security Officer of BlackBerry Limited since February 2015. Mr. Kleidermacher... read more

  • Narendra Nayak Managing Director of India

    Mr. Narendra Nayak has been Managing Director of India at BlackBerry Limited since October 27, 2015. Mr. Nayak is... read more

  • Neelam Sandhu Senior Director of Business Operations, Office of the Chief Executive Officer

    Ms. Neelam Sandhu serves as Senior Director of Business Operations, Office of the Chief Executive Officer at BlackBerry... read more

  • James S. Mackey Executive Vice President of Executive Operations

    Mr. James S. Mackey, also known as Jim, serves as an Executive Vice President of Executive Operations at BlackBerry... read more

  • Alex Thurber Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobility Solutions

    Mr. Alex Thurber serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobility Solutions at BlackBerry Limited and... read more

  • Mark Wilson Chief Evangelist

    Mr. Mark Wilson has been the Chief Evangelist at BlackBerry Limited since 2015. Mr. Wilson served as the Chief Marketing... read more

BlackBerry Competitors

BlackBerry competitors include Microsoft, HP Inc., Apple, and Samsung. BlackBerry ranks 5th in Overall Culture Score on Comparably vs its competitors. See below how BlackBerry compares to its competitors with CEO Rankings, Product & Services, NPS, Pricing, Customer Services, Overall Culture Score, eNPS, Gender and Diversity Scores.

  1. #1
    Microsoft's Logo
    Microsoft
    4.6/5
  2. #2
    HP Inc. Logo
    HP Inc.
    4.4/5
  3. #3
    Apple's Logo
    Apple
    4.3/5
  4. #4
    Samsung's Logo
    Samsung
    3.7/5
  5. #5
    BlackBerry's Logo
    BlackBerry
    3.0/5

BlackBerry Salaries

How much does BlackBerry pay?

How much do people at BlackBerry get paid? See the latest salaries by department and job title. The average estimated annual salary, including base and bonus, at BlackBerry is $118,679, or $57 per hour, while the estimated median salary is $116,894, or $56 per hour.

At BlackBerry, the highest paid job is a Director of Sales at $230,030 annually and the lowest is a CS Rep at $46,359 annually. Average BlackBerry salaries by department include: Customer Support at $60,218, Engineering at $131,226, Business Development at $125,418, and Operations at $99,438. Half of BlackBerry salaries are above $116,894.

24 employees at BlackBerry rank their Compensation in the Top 40% of similar sized companies (based on 81 ratings) while 24 employees at BlackBerry rank their Perks And Benefits in the Top 35% of similar sized companies (based on 28 ratings).

Salaries contributed from BlackBerry employees include job titles like Principal Engineer, Senior Developer, Sales Engineer, and Technical Writer. Comparably data has a total of 9 salary records from BlackBerry employees.

Last updated a month ago.

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1st Percentile
$65k
$65k1st Percentile
17th Percentile
$92k
$92k17th Percentile
33rd Percentile
$114k
$114k33rd Percentile
50th Percentile
$168k
$168k50th Percentile
67th Percentile
$213k
$213k67th Percentile
83rd Percentile
$268k
$268k83rd Percentile
100th Percentile
$270k
$270k100th Percentile
$118,679*
Average Compensation
$116,894*
Median Compensation

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

BlackBerry Salaries by City

BlackBerry Salaries by Department

BlackBerry Salary Averages by Department

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$20k
$40k
$60k
$80k
$100k
$120k
$140k
$160k
Admin
$59,051
Admin$59,051
Business Development
$125,418
Business Development$125,418
Customer Support
$60,218
Customer Support$60,218
Design
$116,225
Design$116,225
Engineering
$131,226
Engineering$131,226
Finance
$86,644
Finance$86,644
HR
$115,206
HR$115,206
IT
$101,996
IT$101,996
Legal
$153,668
Legal$153,668
Marketing
$107,756
Marketing$107,756
Operations
$99,438
Operations$99,438
Product
$151,984
Product$151,984
Sales
$147,551
Sales$147,551

BlackBerry Benefits

Health & Wellness

  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance

Paid Time Off

  • PTO / Vacation Policy
  • Paid Holidays
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave

Financial Benefits

  • 401K / Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Office Perks

  • Work From Home Policy
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33%
Good
33%
Neutral
17%
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Terrible
17%
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Overview of Candidates Applying to Work at BlackBerry on Comparably

Candidates By Department

All Industries
33%
Sales
22%
Admin
11%
Engineering
11%
Product
11%
Other
11%

Candidates By Location

San Francisco
22%
Wyandotte
11%
Daly City
11%
Ann Arbor
11%
Atlanta
11%
Other
33%
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