At PayPal, we’re fueled by our diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. We’re committed to embracing people of all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, and abilities. A culture where everyone can be their authentic selves and do their best work is critical for us—both for driving business results and furthering our mission to democratize financial services for all. 

How We're Getting There

Inclusion is a core value of our business. We are committed to cultivating an environment where employees and customers feel valued and supported.

We Champion Inclusion

We strive to attract, develop, retain, and invest in a diverse global workforce.

Across PayPal’s global workforce, we focus on reinforcing our values to help every one of our employees feel a sense of pride and belonging. From engaging diverse talent through implementing development and retention initiatives, we’re committed to nurturing a culture where everyone belongs, encourages personal growth, treats everyone fairly, and promotes workforce wellness.

We support initiatives such as the Veteran Jobs Mission, AfroTech, Lesbians Who Tech Summit, and Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement, which serve as invaluable channels to meet and attract today’s top global talent. Once we’ve welcomed an employee to PayPal, we work hard to provide our global community with opportunities for lifelong learning. Employees are encouraged to access thousands of learning courses, career development workshops focused on internal mobility and women in leadership, and PayPal’s Technology Leadership and Emerging Leader programs. To ensure our teams have all the tools they need to grow, we’ve invested in resources for managers to lead productive and inclusive teams, including the new Equitable Leadership learning experiences.

We achieved 100% pay equity in the U.S. for Black, Latin American, and Asian women, as compared to white male peers, and 100% global gender and overall U.S. ethnic pay equity.

Partnership Spotlight


For more than 50 years, NABA has continued to bridge the skills and opportunities gaps for Black professionals in the business, accounting and finance industry. Through our expanded partnership with NABA, we’ve created a student scholarship fund, sponsored a college internship program, and mentored and recruited talent from within the NABA student membership population.

Learn about NABA
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Partnership Spotlight

Howard University

Beginning in 2020, PayPal partnered with Howard University graduate students working on Internet of Things security research projects. Centered around infrastructure security, the program provides students an opportunity to experience and learn from real-life cybersecurity issues.

Learn about the graduate program
Partnership Spotlight


Founded by two Morehouse College graduates, CodeHouse aims to tackle the diversity gap in the technology industry. PayPal is a founding partner of the CodeHouse Scholars Initiative and we continue to identify and recruit talented Black and Latinx students for internships and full-time opportunities.

Learn about CodeHouse

Transparent Reporting

Our diversity data is a critical measure for assessing our progress in building a truly inclusive workforce throughout the company. Each year, we report on comprehensive representation metrics in our annual Global Impact Report. We also regularly review best practices and provide transparent reporting and disclosures on our workforce demographics, including publicly releasing our U.S. EEO-1 reports.


2022 total workforce 1 representing 150+ nationalities across 27 countries


Employees engaged in our eight
Employee Resource Groups spanning 25+ countries


Launched expanded self-ID options in 2021 (veteran, non-binary gender, LGBTQ+)


2022 U.S. ethnic diverse workforce representation2


Global gender and U.S. ethnic pay equity


2022 diverse workforce representation 3

  • As of December 31, 2022
  • Ethnically diverse includes Asian, Black, Latinx, and Other.
  • Total diverse workforce representation is currently defined as Global women and U.S. ethnically diverse men.

Awards and Recognition


Supplier Diversity

Our Supplier Diversity Program provides resources for existing and prospective diverse suppliers to make the most of their engagement with PayPal. This includes everything from assisting in diversity certification, accelerating the onboarding process, and providing ongoing education and support for excelling as a diverse PayPal vendor.

Learn about our commitment to supplier diversity
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