At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, we continue to be at the forefront of the digital payments revolution, processing almost 11.5 million payments for our customers per day. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, bank accounts, PayPal Credit and credit cards. 

PayPal enables global ecommerce by making payments possible across different locations, currencies, and languages.

Company Growth (employees)
Parent Company
San Jose, US
Size (employees)
18,100 (est)+8%
PayPal was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

Key People at PayPal

Daniel Schulman

Daniel Schulman

President & CEO
Mohit Daswani

Mohit Daswani

Marc Kocher

Marc Kocher

Head of Identity Experince Engineering
Bill Scott

Bill Scott

John Muller

John Muller

Sri Shivananda

Sri Shivananda


PayPal Office Locations

PayPal has offices in San Jose, Seattle, Washington, Berlin and in 44 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
2211 N 1st St

PayPal Data and Metrics

PayPal Financial Metrics

PayPal's revenue was reported to be $10.8 b in FY, 2016 which is a 17% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

10.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.4 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.6 b

Market capitalization (24-May-2017)

61.3 b

Closing share price (24-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

1.6 b
PayPal's current market capitalization is $61.3 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


8 b9.2 b10.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Sales and marketing expense

954 m937 m969 b

R&D expense

747 m792 m834 b

General and administrative expense

733 m873 m1 t

Operating expense total

6.8 b7.8 b9.3 b

Depreciation and amortization

516 m608 m724 m


1.3 b1.5 b1.6 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

1.3 b1.5 b1.6 b

Income tax expense

842 m260 m230 m

Net Income

419 m1.2 b1.4 b
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2015FY, 2016


1.4 b1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

137 m214 m


655 m833 m

Current Assets

20.6 b25.7 b


1.3 b1.5 b


4.1 b4.1 b

Total Assets

28.9 b33.1 b

Accounts Payable

145 m192 m

Current Liabilities

13.6 b16.9 b

Non-Current Liabilities

1.5 b1.5 b

Total Liabilities

15.1 b18.4 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

13.1 b13.6 b

Retained Earnings

668 m2.1 b

Total Equity

13.8 b14.7 b

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.3 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.2 b1.4 b

Depreciation and Amortization

608 m724 m

Accounts Receivable

(231.1 m)(77 m)


(68.1 m)(62 m)

Accounts Payable

56.8 m11 m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5 b3.2 b

Purchases of PP&E

(722 m)(669 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(8 b)(5 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

4.7 b2 b

Interest Paid

16 m4 m

Income Taxes Paid

216 m48 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


621.3 k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x

PayPal Operating Metrics

Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016Q1, 2017

Mobile Payment Volume

$21 b$24 b$26 b

Active accounts

184 m188 m192 m197 m203 m


1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b

PayPal Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
TIO NetworksFebruary 14, 2017$233 m

PayPal Market Value History

PayPal Revenue Breakdown

PayPal Median Salaries

Source: 2.4 k public H-1B filings from PayPal

PayPal Online and Social Media Presence

PayPal News and Updates

PayPal Company Life and Culture

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