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. The White House Council of Economic Advisers encourages #PayScale to gather data on #non-competes! PayScale will be working with a team of researchers to examine the resulting non-compete data.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: CURO CEO Gerry O’Neill Discusses Being Acquired by Payscale. The Challenges with Pay Equity and More


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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. Download the Q2 2017 PayScale Index. For more details on which metro areas are hot in Canada, see the Q2 2017 Canada PayScale Index Canada. Salary Data The PayScale Index wage growth

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. The PayScale Index shows positive results tempered by uneven wage growth by industry and geography. PayScale Index. The PayScale Index (Canada) shows slowing quarterly wage growth of 0.4

Top Reasons Employees Quit

What are the top reasons people are leaving a job? And what attracts people to their new organization? The latest PayScale research take a deep dive into this to find out what is impacting employee retention and what employees are looking for in a new organization.

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. PayScale Salary Statistics 2016 Q3 payscale index compensation compensation trends Economic Trends PayScale Index united states wagesWe track quarterly changes in total cash compensation for: The United States. Full-time, private industry employees in 18 different categories. A broad range of company sizes, from small to enterprise.

PayScale and MarketPay Team Up

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PayScale Exciting News! PayScale announced it will merge with MarketPay! PayScale will incorporate MarketPay’s advanced data management and market pricing applications for large organizations into its line of innovative compensation solutions. Additionally, PayScale will continue to provide support for MarketPay’s On-Line Market Pricing System—utilized by 650 enterprise customers including 200 of the Fortune 1000.

HRsoft Partners With PayScale


HRsoft is pleased to announce a new partnership with PayScale, providers of the largest salary profile database in the world. This partnership gives our clients easy access to PayScale Market Reports on specific jobs at a discounted price. The PayScale Market Report supplies you with real-time compensation data to assist with strategic decisions about employee pay. The post HRsoft Partners With PayScale appeared first on HRsoft.

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. STEM growth is a double-edged sword,” says PayScale Lead Economist Katie Bardaro. PayScale Marketing Vice-President Tim Low echoes this sentiment, saying “Remember, there is more than one job economy.

PayScale Gender Wage Study Extracts Unexpected Industry Disparity

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Indeed, despite all the buzz around sexism in Silicon valley, new PayScale research shows that it is actually the Oil & Gas industry where the largest gender wage gap exists. PayScale study shows the largest #gender #wage gap is in the #oil and #gas industry! First, a riddle: what’s lower, wages for women in the oil and gas industry, or the industry’s overall profitability? Answer: they’re both rock bottom low.

The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

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 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. We’re excited – we love the chance to talk with customers and future customers. Our theme is Bring Pay Forward, which means transforming comp. We want to pull it out of the shadows and into the future, where people know their worth, transparency fosters trust, and employers know that paying people right is good business. We’ve got a lot going on this year.

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. A strong theme emerged this year showcasing the connection between compensation and organizational culture.

Add PayScale’s Compference 2017 to Your HR Conference Schedule

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Last, but not least, is PayScale’s Compference. PayScale’s Compference combines compensation planning, systems and technology with best practices. You have many choices when trying to decide where to best spend your time and money at an HR industry conference. In the HR field, there are several that rise to the top and specialize in fascinating topics like compensation planning, HRIS, innovation and disruption — depending upon what you want to learn more about.

Communicating Pay to Employees

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

A study conducted by PayScale revealed that employees’ perceptions of how they are paid are a better predictor of their intent to stay than their actual fair pay to the market.

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. Join our VP of Data Analytics, Katie Bardaro, and our VP of Customer Success, Emily Jensen, at “Understanding the PayScale Data Set” (Tuesday, October 3 rd , 10:30 am). They’ll take you behind-the-scenes to answer these questions and show you how PayScale data works — and how it can increase your confidence even more with your existing comp framework. Uncategorized Compference17 PayScale's Insight

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 was Featured in World at Work!

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PayScale The article— “4 Compensation Best Practices for Merged or Acquired Companies” written by PayScale’s Comp Pro Sonnet Lauberth, CCP—was recently published in World at Work’s Compensation Focus. Are you facing a merger or acquisition and fear the risk of losing top talent? Does the inevitable organizational shift make you nervous? Not to worry. One way to retain top talent during a merger or acquisition is to get in front of the new compensation plan.

PayScale's Compensation Glossary: Part 4 of 4

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Jenni Marquez, CCP, PayScale Compensation Professional Let’s review. Need to download the first 3 parts of the PayScale Compensation Glossary? Part 1: Compensation 101 Part 2: Market Pricing Part 3: Pay Ranges Jenni Marquez CCP , is a Compensation Professional at PayScale with a background in human resources, recruiting, and communication. During her time at PayScale, Jenni has partnered with over 300 organizations in a variety of industry sectors across the US and Canada.

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.

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


The latest PE deal, Payscale, is a compensation management provider. The post PayScale Joins Francisco Partners Private Equity Portfolio at an Enterprise Value of $325 Million appeared first on HRWins by LAROCQUE, LLC. Private equity continues to acquire firms in HR tech. Comp data is a hot topic as pay equity is top of mind for both individuals and their employers. The deal is a majority investment (acquisition). No word as to the strategy behind the investment, and […].

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. As the provider of the largest salary database in the world, PayScale is uniquely qualified to weigh in on how data is critical in an increasingly transparent world.

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. PayScale #data shows companies are following through with #FLSA changes! PayScale analyzed a set of jobs that have at least 20% of employees earning between the old and new thresholds ($23,660-$47,476). This FLSA stuff is getting convoluted.

PayScale's Compensation Glossary: Part 3 of 4

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Jenni Marquez, CCP, PayScale Compensation Professional Wow! Get the rest of the PayScale Compensation Glossary here: Part 1: Comp 101 Part 2: Market PricingCan you believe it that we’re half way through our 4-Part Comp Glossary bringing you closer to ‘comp’lete mastery of the compensation language?! In part 3, we bring to you: Pay Structures.

5 Steps to a Smart Compensation Plan

Speaker: Camie Bailey, Software Implementation Manager, PayScale

Many forces are coming together to accelerate the pace of change in the workplace. We're now in an employee's market where organizations fight tooth and nail to get top talent. Watch this webinar on demand and get key tips on how to develop a fair compensation plan with accurate salary benchmarking. Payscale will show you how to create a modern comp plan from intention to implementation.

Canadian Edition of PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report Has Arrived!

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Many surveyed companies have aspirations of increasing transparency about compensation: Twenty-nine percent said they hope to be at Level 3 on PayScale’s Transparency Spectrum next year, and 22 percent hope to be at Level 4. The annual Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) you know and love now has an all-Canada edition!

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”. On Wednesday, October 4th at 10:55 am, find out why PayScale data is so different — and how it can transform your compensation strategy.

PayScale Contributes Data to President Obama's College Scorecard

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PayScale’s College ROI Report is one of the data sources for the College Scorecard. This emphasis on incorporating reliable data, from the President of the United States himself, underscores PayScale’s value proposition in red, white, and blue. Get a demo of PayScale's compensation data software

PayScale Tools for Today's Comp Pro! Compensation Glossary: Part 1 of 4

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Jenni Marquez, CCP, PayScale Compensation Professional Even the most seasoned HR professional might take a big gulp if approached by their CEO to take charge of anything comp. PayScale has you covered in our new, 4-part Comp Glossary. Today’s Lesson: A Little Comp 101 Consider the comp pros at PayScale to be an extension of your team! Download the free 2015 PayScale Compensation Best Practices Report.

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions.

Top Performing Company Pay Practices: 2016 PayScale Report

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PayScale’s latest study of compensation practices, the 2016 Compensation Best Practices Report, shows that many companies are rethinking traditional ways of handling pay. The post Top Performing Company Pay Practices: 2016 PayScale Report appeared first on HR Daily Advisor. So what’s new in the way your company approaches compensation? As the economic climate continues to evolve, so does the strategy at many of your peer organizations.

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. Get a PayScale demo now! How can companies encourage hiring more female engineers and close the gender wage gap for good? Tess C. Taylor, PHR, The HR Writer Every employer says they want more female engineers, but the numbers tell a different story. If you were really wanting to recruit a certain demographic, wouldn’t you start by paying them fairly?

Fresh News! The PayScale Content Center has been revamped.

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Jade Makana, Director of Content Marketing, B2B Hi readers, You may have noticed something a little different the last time you visited the content section of the PayScale website. You may have noticed something a little different the last time you visited the content section of the PayScale website. The bold, playful visuals of the PayScale brand are a huge part of our mission to “take the whomp whomp out of comp.”

Workers Hit Pay Dirt—PayScale Index Reveals Big Growth in Energy Sector

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Taylor, CPC, PHR, SHRM-CP, PayScale Senior Blogger From the blistering cold Natural Gas plains of the Northwestern US to the oil rich marshes of the Southeastern US, thousands of job seekers arrive daily in search of good paying jobs. The Q4 PayScale Index revealed that after falling for the first 3 quarters in 2015, wages are also. Tess C.

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

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PayScale had the opportunity to get a sneak peek at the new data and test an easier delivery method (an API) for organizations interested in using the federal data to build tools for consumers. PayScale has been producing reports on higher education for many years to help students and parents understand the financial return on investment of a college degree but pulling in additional data from the College Scorecard will make the reports even more robust.