White House Announces PayScale Commitment to Largest-Ever Non-Compete Data Collection

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PayScale is thrilled to announce that we are launching a data collection effort, encouraged by the White House Council of Economic Advisers, in an effort to gain more understanding around the prevalence and impact of non-compete agreements in the U.S.

PayScale Index: U.S. Wages Grow for 8th Consecutive Quarter

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grew for the eighth consecutive quarter, according to the newly updated PayScale Index. Wages continue to experience modest growth with variability across industries, job families and metro areas,” said Katie Bardaro, Vice President of Data Analytics and Lead Economist at PayScale.

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PayScale Donates Vital Compensation Data, Empowering Employers to Make Critical Pay Decisions During Current Economic Crisis

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To help employers retain talent in these unprecedented times, PayScale will provide both Crowdsourced and Company Sourced datasets to new and existing customers free of charge. Seattle, WA – April 15, 2020 – PayScale, Inc., the leader in on-demand cloud compensation data and software, today announced the. Read more PayScale Donates Vital Compensation Data, Empowering Employers to Make Critical Pay Decisions During Current Economic Crisis.

PayScale Index: Wage Growth Slows in Q1

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percent annually in the first quarter of 2017, according to the newly updated PayScale Index , but slowed from Q4 2016. The labor market is in transition from the post-election bump in Q4,” said Katie Bardaro, VP of Data Analytics and Lead Economist at PayScale. PayScale Index.

How to Build Pay Grades and Set Salary Ranges

Speaker: Jennifer Ferris CCP & Paige Hanley CCP

Join PayScale’s compensation experts as they show you how to build ranges from a market-centered midpoint, and how to use market data to update or create market-based pay ranges.

The PayScale Index Q3 2016 – Steady Growth and a Few Happy Surprises

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Every quarter, thousands of companies use The PayScale Index to stay updated on economic trends as they pertain to wages. Digging a little deeper into our data, we found that wage increases significantly ranged across the US.

New PayScale Data Shows Companies Complying with Proposed FLSA Changes Anyway

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PayScale’s unique dynamic data has allowed us early visibility into a trend showing just that: it appears that companies are following through with the proposed changes, regardless of whether the revised changes go into effect or not. This FLSA stuff is getting convoluted.

PayScale and MarketPay Team Up

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PayScale Exciting News! PayScale announced it will merge with MarketPay! MarketPay, based in Denver, has a unique and powerful suite of applications that offer technology-enabled services for managing multiple sources of compensation survey data to price talent markets.

PayScale’s Annual Top Tech Employers Comparison Is Here!

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Each year, PayScale runs the numbers on the nation’s top tech employers to shed light on what the employee experience (and pay) is like at some of the hottest companies in the country. PayScale's latest report reveals comp strategy, job stress at America's top tech employers.

PayScale Index shows wilting wages for STEM jobs

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According to the new PayScale Index , wages for previously hot performing STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs grew just 1.0% After incredible growth, the industry is kind of taking a breather this quarter,” said Tim Low, PayScale Vice President of Marketing.

PayScale Is Headed to #SHRM17 Conference. See You There?

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Next week, June 18 – 21, the PayScale crew is off to New Orleans for SHRM17 Annual Conference and Exposition. Katie Bardaro , VP of Data Analytics. Learn about trends impacting compensation and how organizations use compensation data to forward business strategies.

PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report Is Here

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Today we release the eighth annual installment of PayScale’s Compensation Best Practices Report. Results from PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report support this disconnect: 44 percent of employers believe their employees are paid fairly, but only 20 percent of employees agree.

Want to Become an Expert in PayScale’s Insight Product? You Can — at #Compference17

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First, Learn the Secrets of PayScale’s Data. And why is using crowdsourced data to inform compensation decisions one of the most powerful ways to hire, engage and retain great talent? And justify salary decisions not just with data but with a powerful, analytics-driven story?

PayScale Contributes Data to President Obama's College Scorecard

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On Saturday, President Obama announced the Department of Education’s new College Scorecard designed to help future college students make data-driven decisions about which college to attend. PayScale’s College ROI Report is one of the data sources for the College Scorecard.

PayScale Index: Continued Wage Growth, Midwest Rebounds, Finance and Energy Up and More

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PayScale’s Q3 Index was released today! For a deeper dive on the data, info on data collection and methodology, how to use the Index info and more, download your copy of PayScale’s U.S. Uncategorized PayScale Index salary data wages dataNominal wages in the U.S. grew for the ninth consecutive quarter, with an increase of 0.7 percent since Q2 2017 and 2.8 percent since Q3 2016.

PayScale Joins Francisco Partners Private Equity Portfolio at an Enterprise Value of $325 Million


The latest PE deal, Payscale, is a compensation management provider. Comp data is a hot topic as pay equity is top of mind for both individuals and their employers. Private equity continues to acquire firms in HR tech.

Snackable: PayScale VP Tim Low, alongside Google’s Laszlo Block, weighs in on Salary Transparency

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Joleen Oerman, PayScale The trend toward salary transparency is on the rise and continues to be a hotly debated topic. Payscale’s VP of Marketing Tim Low, along with Google’s Senior VP Laszlo Bock, was recently interviewed on the topic.

PayScale Gender Report Reveals Female Software Engineers Get Paid 12% Less

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The PayScale Women at Work survey indicates that less than 5 percent of all software architects are women. A LinkedIn survey supports this data, revealing that less than one-tenth to a quarter of all software engineers are women. Get a PayScale demo now!

PayScale Partners With White House & Dept of Ed on College Scorecard Rollout

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On Saturday, President Obama announced the Department of Education’s updated College Scorecard designed to help future college students make data-driven decisions about which college to attend. Want to make your business more data-driven?

A Data Person’s Take on Compference16

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Here we had a diverse group of people ready to speak and learn all about compensation at PayScale’s premier user conference. In a survey of more than 70,000 employees , PayScale found 80 percent of people who are paid above market believe they are paid at or below market.

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Secrets From a PayScale Insider: How to Get the Most Out of #Compference17

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Hearing that PayScale’s Crew will streamline your increase cycle is intriguing, but seeing it in practice? This is a rare opportunity to see what’s in development; plus, PayScale product experts will be on hand to answer all your questions. Innovation in PayScale Data”. Data is the key to conquering the modern marketplace, but not just any kind of data will do.

PayScale Tools for Today's Comp Pro! Compensation Glossary: Part 2 of 4

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Jenni Marquez, CCP, PayScale Compensation Professional PayScale’s Comp Glossary returns! Consider the comp pros at PayScale to be an extension of your team! Gather external data and evaluate that information against how you are paying internally.

Culture and Compensation

China Gorman

PayScale has produced its 8 th annual in-depth report on compensation best practices: Comp is Culture. China Gorman Compensation Culture Data Point Tuesday Employee Experience Employee Satisfaction HR HR Data PayScale Performance Management Cuture

Pros and Cons of Each Salary Data Source for Employers

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This is an excerpt from our forthcoming whitepaper entitled “The Compensation Data Landscape: A Review of Data Sources, Plus How to Choose.” Much as the employee data landscape is rich , there are a lot of compensation data sources and types of sources available to employers.

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Tech Industry Trends and Treats

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PayScale has a work hard, live well culture. My closet is bursting with PayScale t-shirt and sweatshirt pride. PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report gathered information from more than 500 respondents in the tech industry.

Data-driven recruiting 101: How to improve your hiring process


Traditional recruiting used to rely on luck and intuition more than data, which was time-consuming to amass and analyze. But now, with a wealth of software and analytics tools available on the market, anyone can create a data-driven recruiting process. What is data-driven recruiting?

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Developing a Compensation Plan, Step 3: Select Data Sources

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This is a lesson from PayScale’s Modern Compensation Planning ecourse. Now that you’ve spent some time thinking about the different parts of your workforce and where you compete for talent in each segment, you can apply that strategy when seeking out your data sources.

Good News—HR Wages Are on the Rise!

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In recent releases of the PayScale Index , we’ve noticed some continuous trends. The PayScale Index has not been adjusted for inflation and is based on actual wages. In the Q2 2016 PayScale release , we see that HR jobs have a year over year percentage change increase in pay of 2%!

Overcoming the Hot Job Challenge

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Job offers might be declined because they were based on insufficient compensation data. In this Solution Brief, you will also learn how some of our customers used PayScale data to overcome their hot job challenges. Many of today’s companies are fusion companies.

A Rundown of All the Salary Data Sources Your Employees Are Looking At

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This is an excerpt from our forthcoming whitepaper entitled “The Compensation Data Landscape: A Review of Salary Data Sources, Plus How to Choose.” Employees have access to lots of compensation data online. But where does that salary data come from? PayScale: Founded in 2002, PayScale has created the world’s largest crowdsourced data set with 54+ million profiles and 250+ compensable factors. 2016 was a big year for compensation data for employees.

How do we put a price on what our employees do at work?

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We partnered with PayScale , a cloud-based compensation software, to help HPM first devise a compensation philosophy and then access current market data to assign fair and objective pay to HPM’s jobs. Payscale helps us do that.”.

Unequal Pay and Unequal Opportunities: New Data On the Gender Wage Gap


A new study by Payscale adds depth to the gender wage gap discussion. To arrive at the controlled wage gap, Payscale compared wages in identical jobs: HR Manager to HR Manager. Payscale found that as job level increases, so does the pay gap. The data is crowdsourced from 1.4

If You’re Using Merlin, These #Compference17 Sessions Are Musts

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If you’re already using PayScale’s Merlin (or even still just dreaming about it) I highly recommend these four sessions to make sure you go home on Wednesday ready to wow your company with ways to get even more out of this great product. Understanding PayScale Data”.

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When and How Your Peers Are Comparing Employee Pay to Market Data

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This is an excerpt from PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report, a comprehensive look at the compensation strategies and pay practices of 7,700 respondents to the Compensation Best Practices survey. Compensation Data Sources. More Frequent Market Data Requests.

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Coronavirus & the Gender Pay Gap: An Update

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In a latest update, PayScale came up with new salary data of the workers who are facing the greatest Coronavirus risk, and who are affected adversely most by the gender pay gap situation. Featured News coronavirus COVID gender pay gap Payscale