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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, US
Employee Ratings2.8
Culture scoreC+

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)406(-2%)
Job Openings3
Revenue (Y, 2011)$8.5 M

Key People/Management at PayScale

Scott Torrey

Scott Torrey

Chief Executive Officer
James Redfern

James Redfern

Chief Financial Officer
Barnaby Dorfman

Barnaby Dorfman

Chief Product & Technology Officer
Shelly Holt

Shelly Holt

Chief People Officer
Ronni Bernhard

Ronni Bernhard

VP and Controller
Jeff Bailey

Jeff Bailey

Chief Revenue Officer
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PayScale Office Locations

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

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Founding Date


PayScale total Funding

$32.9 m

PayScale latest funding size

$6.50 m

Time since last funding

9 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 $8.50 m in Y, 2011

Revenue (Y, 2011)

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PayScale Operating Metrics

PayScale's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 8 k in Dec, 2019.
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Enterprise Customers

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PayScale Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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MarketPayApril 21, 2016

PayScale Online and Social Media Presence

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PayScale News and Updates

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…

U.S. News & World Report: These are the 2018 Best Colleges

U.S. News & World Report today announced the 2018 Best Colleges rankings to try and help prospective students and their families research more than 1,800 U.S.- based universities. Princeton University is No. 1 for Best National Universities for the seventh year in a row. For the 15th consecutive…

PayScale and HRTMS Partner Together to Help Companies Attract and Retain Talent

SEATTLE, Aug. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, PayScale, the leader in compensation data and software, and HRTMS a leader in job description management, announced a partnership to help companies manage their job descriptions and align pay. Well-written job descriptions are critically important to …

PayScale Blogs

Amazon Selects PayScale to Attract and Retain the Best Talent at World’s Largest Online Retailer

Amazon Selects PayScale to Attract and Retain the Best Talent at World’s Largest Online Retailer Senior leaders and HR managers at Amazon chose PayScale’s compensation management solution to determine the right pay for the company’s employees in minutes   Seattle, WA – February 10, 2020 –  PayScale,…

PayScale Research Shows Pay Transparency Can Erase the Gender Pay Gap for Most Jobs and Industries

Talking openly with employees about compensation combats unconscious bias that exists at companies striving to achieve pay equality for men and women   Seattle, WA – January 22, 2020  – PayScale, Inc., the leader in modern compensation data and software, today released new research that shows the pa…

PayScale Appoints Adrianna Burrows to Chief Marketing Officer

Seattle, WA – January 9, 2020 – Today, PayScale, Inc., the world’s leading provider of cloud-based compensation software and data, announced the company hired Adrianna Burrows as Chief Marketing Officer. Burrows will be responsible for driving all aspects of marketing across PayScale, as the company…

PayScale Announces the Re-Appointment of Mercer Executive Susan Haberman to Their Board of Directors

SEATTLE, Jan. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, PayScale, Inc., the world’s leading provider of cloud-based compensation software and data, announced that Mercer Senior Partner and U.S. Career Business Leader, Susan Haberman, is rejoining PayScale’s Board of Directors effective immediately. Mercer,…

PayScale’s New Differentials Engine Uses AI and Big Data to Enable Users to More Accurately Price Hot Jobs in Competitive Markets

Seattle, WA – November 12, 2019 – PayScale, Inc., the world’s leading provider of cloud-based compensation software and data, today announced the introduction of its Differentials Engine — a tool that allows businesses to more effectively compete for talent with the ability to take skill and geograp…

PayScale’s Professional Development Research Provides New Roadmap as More Companies Cite Training as Top Priority to Retain Employees

The research showcases which training matters most to which employees; findings also reveal surprising distinctions by gender and generation Seattle, WA – October 29, 2019 –  PayScale, Inc., the leader in modern compensation data and software, released a new report called Professional Development: W…
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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 Barnaby Dorfman.

  • How many employees does PayScale have?

    PayScale has 406 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 $20.9 k.

  • Who are PayScale competitors?

    Competitors of PayScale include BambooHR, Justworks and SilkRoad Technology.

  • 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.