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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 Ratings3.1
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)564(+2%)
Job Openings172
Revenue (Y, 2011)$8.5 M
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at PayScale

James Redfern

James Redfern

Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Laliberte

Jeff Laliberte

Chief Strategy Officer
Shelly Holt

Shelly Holt

Chief People Officer
Adrianna Burrows

Adrianna Burrows

Chief Marketing Officer
Jeff Bailey

Jeff Bailey

Chief Revenue Officer
Kristin Boraas

Kristin Boraas

General Counsel
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PayScale Office Locations

PayScale has an office in Seattle
Seattle, WA, US (HQ)
1000 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA, US
113 Cherry St #92768
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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

11 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

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PayScale News and Updates

Payscale Data Reveals the Hottest Jobs in a Turbulent Job Market

SEATTLE, Dec. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Payscale Inc., the leading provider of compensation data and software, released its annual End of Year Hot Jobs Report. The top ten hottest jobs, defined as those which have seen the highest growth based on more than 850,000 job seekers researching…

These jobs have the fastest wage growth in 2021, according to Payscale

If you’re an employee on the market looking for a role in human resources or sales, you’re in luck. The hot job market—characterized by shortages in talent and supplies, hiring managers struggling to fill roles, and worker resignations—has created exciting opportunities for new employees. But which …

Angel City Football Club Partners with Payscale to Help Level the Playing Field and Work Toward a More Equitable Future in the Workplace

SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Payscale Inc., the leading provider of compensation data, software and services, will announce today at the company’s annual Compference event that they are the latest founding partner of Angel City Football Club (ACFC). As the club’s official compensatio…

Payscale Strengthens Commitment to Pay Equity Through Growing Ecosystem; Adds Aon to Network

Organizations join Payscale at annual Compference event, showing commitment to help employers address pay equity Organizations join Payscale at annual Compference event, showing commitment to help employers address pay equity

Payscale survey shows 81% of employers do not have compensation strategy for remote workers post-pandemic

SEATTLE, Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Payscale Inc., the leading provider of compensation data and software, released its Remote Work Report highlighting how remote work is impacting employee expectations, job seeking behavior, future work environments, and pay strategies. This resear…

Payscale Continues Growth Trend Through Acquisition of Pay Equity Analysis and Compensation Management Software Leader, CURO

CURO’s pay equity and compensation management capabilities strengthen Payscale’s unrivaled offering of compensation data, management software and services CURO’s pay equity and compensation management capabilities strengthen Payscale’s unrivaled offering of compensation data, management software and…
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PayScale Blogs

Payscale Research Shows Fairly Compensated Workers Believe They are Underpaid and Likely to Seek New Opportunities

Payscale’s new research shows that most workers are unaware if they are paid fairly; 51% believe they are paid below market even when they are paid at or above market.   Workers who perceive that they are paid below market are 50% more likely to seek a new job in the next six months.   Seattle, WA –…

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…
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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 James Redfern, Jeff Laliberte and Shelly Holt.

  • How many employees does PayScale have?

    PayScale has 557 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 $15.3 k.

  • Who are PayScale competitors?

    Competitors of PayScale include SilkRoad Technology, BambooHR and Justworks.

  • 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 2 offices.