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PayScale is a provider of cloud compensation management software that offers real-time, data-driven insights for employees and employers. It offers Payscale Insight Lab, a compensation platform that leverages market data, visual analytics, and automated survey management and delivers specific solutions and content relevant for compensation professionals, HR leaders, people managers, executives, and employees.
HQSeattle, WA, US
Employee Ratings3.3
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)509(+5%)
Job Openings17
Revenue (Y, 2011)$8.5 M
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at PayScale

Scott Torrey

Scott Torrey

Chief Executive Officer
James Redfern

James Redfern

Chief Financial Officer
Vishal Ghotge

Vishal Ghotge

Chief Product Officer
Shelly Holt

Shelly Holt

Chief People Officer
Adrianna Burrows

Adrianna Burrows

Chief Marketing Officer
Jeff Bailey

Jeff Bailey

Chief Revenue Officer
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PayScale Office Locations

PayScale has an office in Seattle
Seattle, WA, US (HQ)
1000 1st Ave S
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PayScale Financials and Metrics

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PayScale total Funding

$32.9 m

PayScale latest funding size

$6.5 m

Time since last funding

10 years ago

PayScale investors

PayScale's latest funding round in July 2011 was reported to be $6.5 m. In total, PayScale has raised $32.9 m
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PayScale Revenue

PayScale's revenue was reported to be $8.5 m in Y, 2011

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PayScale Operating Metrics

PayScale's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 8 k in Jul, 2020.
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PayScale Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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MarketPayApril 21, 2016

PayScale Cybersecurity Score

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PayScale News and Updates

PayScale Predicts the Gender Pay Gap Will Widen Post Pandemic if Companies Don’t Invest in Pay Equity Now

SEATTLE, March 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, PayScale, Inc., the leader in compensation data and software, released its annual State of the Gender Pay Gap Report in recognition of Equal Pay Day, the date that represents how long it takes women to earn what men earned by the end of 2020. The …

PayScale and Payfactors Join Forces to Create Compensation Technology and Data Powerhouse

SEATTLE, March 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today PayScale, the industry leader in compensation data and technology, and Payfactors, a leading compensation data management company with deep industry expertise, announced that they have merged. Together, the combined company will become one of the l…

PayScale Empowers Businesses to Address Pay Equity in Partnership with the USC Race and Equity Center

SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PayScale, Inc. and the USC Race and Equity Center are partnering to help organizations achieve pay equity that goes beyond a one-time engagement and incorporates continuous monitoring and maintenance to keep pace with the business. Working together, both…

PayScale Names Babson Top Business School In U.S. For Salary Potential

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth year in a row, PayScale has named Babson College the top business school in the country for salary potential based on alumni earning. In the 2019 College Salary Report, Babson also is ranked No. 4 in Massachusetts among all...

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2017 Ranking: The best educational technology degrees

Best Education Degrees, the leading guide to educational careers and colleges, has published its rankings of the 50 Best Master’s in Educational Technology Degrees. Technology can be used to close longstanding achievement gaps, provide personalized learning paths for exceptional students, and addres…
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PayScale Blogs

Payscale Wins Software Category of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

Payscale’s Peer product is recognized as world changing software because it revolutionizes the way compensation data is acquired, synthesized, and used to make critical talent decisions. SEATTLE, May 11, 2021 — Payscale Inc., a modern compensation management company, is the winner of the software ca…

PayScale Announces Data Marketplace and Adds Empsight to Growing HR Data Ecosystem

PayScale Data Marketplace is the first solution of its kind to leverage AI-powered recommendations to suggest job pricing and enable direct access to purchase salary data from partner survey providers within PayScale MarketPay. At their annual Compference event, PayScale also unveiled the introducti…

PayScale Challenges Organizations to Look Beyond Cost Savings When It Comes to a Remote Workforce

New research from PayScale reveals three compensation strategies for setting fair pay Research suggests remote work can increase diversity and help close the racial and gender pay gap Seattle, Aug. 10, 2020 – PayScale, Inc. challenges remote work assumptions on compensation cost savings for organiza…

PayScale Appoints New Chief Revenue Officer

Seattle, WA – April 9, 2020 – Today, PayScale, Inc., the world’s leading provider of on-demand cloud-based compensation software and data, announced the appointment of Jeff Bailey to Chief Revenue Officer. Bailey will oversee PayScale’s revenue teams, managing all aspects of revenue management as Pa…

PayScale Wage Data Shows Coronavirus Already Changed Our Economy

 Despite millions of unemployed workers, a few bright spots emerged for wage growth in Q1, as well as a telltale signal for impending economic decline Seattle, WA – April 2, 2020 – Today, PayScale Inc, the leader in precise, on-demand cloud compensation data and software for businesses and individua…

PayScale 2020 Gender Pay Gap Report Findings Show Most Companies Neglect to Address Gender Pay Equity

Women as primary caregivers during Coronavirus stand to incur a 7% compensation penalty upon return to work Seattle, WA – March 24, 2020 – Today, PayScale, Inc., the leader in modern compensation data and software, released its annual The 2020 State of the Gender Pay Gap report in advance of Equal P…
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PayScale Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was PayScale founded?

    PayScale was founded in 2002.

  • Who are PayScale key executives?

    PayScale's key executives are Scott Torrey, James Redfern and Vishal Ghotge.

  • How many employees does PayScale have?

    PayScale has 509 employees.

  • What is PayScale revenue?

    Latest PayScale annual revenue is $8.5 m.

  • What is PayScale revenue per employee?

    Latest PayScale revenue per employee is $16.7 k.

  • Who are PayScale competitors?

    Competitors of PayScale include People Element, Payfactors and BambooHR.

  • Where is PayScale headquarters?

    PayScale headquarters is located at 1000 1st Ave S, Seattle.

  • Where are PayScale offices?

    PayScale has an office in Seattle.

  • How many offices does PayScale have?

    PayScale has 1 office.