Top 10 Fintech Companies to Work for in 2023 (based on REAL Salary and Reviews)

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According to KPMG, there are a total of 1007 fintech firms operating in Singapore as of June 2022. With so many fintech companies in Singapore, it might be tough to look out for your next dream fintech job. 

Here are some Fintech companies you should take note of on your next job hunt, based on reviews and salary from NodeFlair. 

Evaluation Criteria

The following companies are listed in alphabetical order. 

1. Backbase

Backbase is the provider of an omnichannel banking platform for digital banking. At MEA Finance Awards 2022, Backbase was named “Best Digital Banking Innovation Provider”.

Employee reviews of Backbase

Backbase has a rating of 3.9 on Glassdoor, and is lauded by its employees for its positive working environment and encouraging work culture.

“New Technology stacks. Lots of talented individuals. Can learn from anyone. They value your involvement. Super supportive managers.”
“Endless opportunities, great drive for innovation.”

Does Backbase pay well?

Based on past job listings by Backbase over the past few months, software engineers at Backbase are paid between $4,500 to $10,500. 

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2. Coda Payments

Coda Payments helps digital content providers monetize their products and services. They were nearing a deal to raise private funds at about S$3.4 billion valuation in 2022.

Employee reviews of Coda Payments

Coda Payments has a Glassdoor rating of 4.4, and reviews have praised the benefits and growth potential. 

“Benefits are great, flexible working arrangements, autonomy in work”
“Company benefits are great and the team really helpful.”

Does Coda Payments pay well?

Average salary ranges for the different positions at Coda Payments (excluding managerial levels) based on user submissions and past job listings:

  • Data Engineer: $8,000 to $12,000
  • Product Manager: $6,231 to $15,000
  • Software Engineer: $5,667 to $12,000

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3. Endowus

Endowus provides data-driven wealth advice in constructing personalised solutions. Endowus has also recently surpassed S$2 Billion in Assets Under Management (AUM).

Employee reviews of Endowus

Endowus has a rating of 4.2 on Glassdoor, and is lauded by its employees for its high growth opportunities and team-oriented working culture.

“This company genuinely cares for your growth, both professionally and personally. I have been here almost a year now, and I love it! The benefits that come from working here are above and beyond the monetary rewards we receive.”
“Great company to work at! The founders and leaders are driven and truly believe in the company’s mission and values. Team culture is also great and positive and everyone works equally hard.”

Does Endowus pay well?

Average salary ranges for the different positions at Endowus (excluding managerial levels) based on user submissions and past job listings:

  • Data Engineer: $6,250 to $18,500
  • DevOps Engineer: $7,000 to $14,150
  • Product Manager: $7,333 to $12,000
  • QA Engineer: $4,500 to $11,000
  • Software Engineer: $5,542 to $14,625

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4. Funding Societies

Funding Societies is the largest peer-to-peer lending platform in Southeast Asia. They have financed over 85,000 business loans at over S$400 million. Funding Societies also have an ESOP programme which has led to greater motivation and contented employees.

Employee reviews of Funding Societies

Funding Societies has a Glassdoor rating of 4.1 and a NodeFlair review of 5.0.

Reviews have praised the great opportunities and culture. The company also values autonomy and flexibility among their employees through an unlimited leave policy, a remote-first culture and flexible working hours. 

“A place with many smart and helpful people who are always excited to solve problems.”
“Everyone is working towards the same goal, there is an absence of politics, which is very refreshing. Clear communication from all levels of the company on the direction.”

Does Funding Societies pay well?

Average salary ranges for the different positions at Funding Societies (excluding managerial levels) based on user submissions and past job listings:

  • Product Manager: $6,000 to $11,667
  • Software Engineer: $6,300 to $14,500

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5. ShopBack

ShopBack is a rewards and payment platform for shoppers across ten markets and has raised an additional USD $80 million in funding in a Series F extension from 65 Equity Partners.

Employee reviews of ShopBack

ShopBack has a Glassdoor rating of 4.1 and a 4.0 rating on NodeFlair.

Reviews have praised the open culture and potential growth opportunities. 

“Product-driven. Aims to grow fast. Tackles technical challenges and innovates.”
“Good people, open culture, focus on technology, decent perks. Great work-life balance and opportunities to grow as an engineer.”

Does ShopBack pay well?

Average salary ranges for the different positions at ShopBack (excluding managerial levels) based on user submissions and past job listings:

  • Data Analyst: $4,000 to $13,692
  • Data Scientist: $4,714 to $15,467
  • Product Manager: $4,643 to $16,000
  • Software Engineer: $7,000 to $15,483

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6. Spenmo

Spenmo automates local payments and overseas transfers. Spenmo is looking to expand its operation beyond Singapore and has recently obtained a license to operate in the Philippines.

Employee reviews of Spenmo 

Spenmo has a Glassdoor rating of 4.4, and reviews have praised the positive work environment and supportive leadership.

“Spenmo employees and senior managers are great to work with: experienced, knowledgeable and friendly.”
“Vibrant product team and community. Processes in place help everyone work in a coherent manner while we grow exponentially. Leadership are open to suggestions and open about the vision for the company.”

Does Spenmo pay well?

Here are the average salary ranges for the different positions at Spenmo (excluding managerial roles):

  • Data Analyst: $5,000 to $15,000
  • DevOps Engineer: $5,000 to $17,500
  • Product Manager: $5,077 to $21,452
  • Software Engineer: $9,200 to $20,000

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7. StashAway

StashAway is a digital wealth manager for financial planning and portfolio management and raised a USD $25 million Series D led by Sequoia Capital in 2022.

Employee reviews of StashAway

StashAway has a rating of 4.3 on Glassdoor, and is lauded by its employees for its inclusive culture and learning opportunities.

“CEO is super transparent with the employees. Work culture is great, you can work at anytime you want. Great benefits.”
“Amazing people to work with. There is loads of impactful work to do. Transparency within the company is great. There is loads of room to grow but you can also be the source of that growth. Openness is key and you can find that at StashAway.”

Does StashAway pay well?

Average salary ranges for the different positions at StashAway (excluding managerial levels) based on user submissions and past job listings:

  • Data Engineers: $6,200 to $10,300
  • Software Engineers: $7,750 to $15,000

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8. Tookitaki

Tookitaki develops solutions for financial compliance management. They are currently partnering up with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and UOB.

Employee reviews of Tookitaki 

Tookitaki has a Glassdoor rating of 4.5, and is lauded by its employees for its high growth opportunities and team-oriented working culture.

“I would say this is a place with great opportunities as this firm imparts amazing knowledge. The management here is very supportive and hears us out if the employees are facing any hurdles at work.”
“Tookitaki is a fantastic place to build new skills and learn. The culture of Tookitaki is some of the best I've seen, it's very team-oriented. There are a lot of good ideas and big plans for the company's future.”

Does Tookitaki pay well?

Average salary ranges for the different positions at Tookitati (excluding managerial levels) based on user submissions and past job listings:

  • Data Engineer: $5,000 to $14,000
  • Data Scientist: $4,833 to $17,000
  • DevOps Engineer: $7,000 to $10,000
  • Software Engineer: $6,000 to $10,000
  • QA Engineer: $4,000 to $13,273

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9. Wise

Wise is a global payment transfer platform. They have raised USD $1.2 Billion through 12 rounds of funding over 11 years.

Employee reviews of Wise

Wise has a Glassdoor rating of 4.2, and is lauded by its employees for its flat hierarchy and friendly work environment.

“Great benefits and work environment, ability to work independently, Above average Annual Leaves.”
“It is a brilliant and professional work environment with quick solutions to every possible upcoming issue that you may face. The product is evolving quickly so you must be prepared to learn and improve”

Does Wise pay well?

Average salary ranges for the different levels of Software Engineers at Wise (excluding based on user submissions and past job listings:

  • Intern: $4,000
  • Junior: $6,345
  • Mid-level: $10,600
  • Senior: $13,433
  • Principal: $15,833 to $23,000

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10. Xendit

Xendit provides payment infrastructure across Indonesia and Southeast Asia. They have recently just entered the Malaysian market to help grow more Malaysian unicorns.

Employee reviews of Xendit

Xendit has a Glassdoor rating of 4.5 and a 5.0 rating on NodeFlair, and reviews have praised the culture and the open-minded management of the company.

“One of the best culture I have experienced so far in my career. Appraisals are evidence-based and have plenty of room for employees to grow Salary is well within the market norms.“

Does Xendit pay well?

Average salary ranges for the different positions at Xendit (excluding managerial levels) based on user submissions and past job listings:

  • Product Manager: $6,000 to $13,500
  • Software Engineer: $7,667 to $14,333
  • QA Engineer: $4,000 to $13,273

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