PayScale Overview

  • Founded
  • 2002


  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 772


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt

  • Financing Rounds
  • 12

  • Investments
  • 4

PayScale General Information


Developer of an online cloud compensation management software designed to empower organizations to make fair compensation and fuel pay decisions with data-driven insights. The company's platform offers software-as-a-service (SaaS) tools and software powered by big data and innovative algorithms that dynamically acquire, analyze and aggregate compensation information, helping employers to make equitable compensation decisions.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • 113 Cherry Street
  • Suite 96140
  • Seattle, WA 98104
  • United States

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PayScale Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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PayScale Comparisons

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Post Valuation
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PayScale Competitors (23)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Beeline (Jacksonville) Private Equity-Backed Jacksonville, FL 000 000.00 000000000 000.00
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PayScale Patents

PayScale Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20230206183-A1 Systems and methods for crowd-sourced compensation ranging Pending 28-Dec-2021 00000000000
US-20230252421-A1 System and method for crowd-sourced compensation Pending 21-Dec-2021 00000000000
US-20230023526-A1 System and method for matching job services using deep neural networks Pending 21-Jul-2021 00000000000
US-20220414605-A1 Computer enabled business method for quality checking and classifying third party data Pending 18-Jun-2021 00000000000
US-20220351303-A1 System and method for automated acquisition and integration of survey data Pending 28-Apr-2021 G06Q40/125
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PayScale Executive Team (33)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Alex Hart Chief Executive Officer
Nolan Farris President & Chief Operating Officer
James Redfern Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Laliberte Chief Strategy Officer
Raj Cherukuri Chief Technology Officer
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PayScale Board Members (29)

Name Representing Role Since
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PayScale Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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PayScale Investors

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PayScale Investments & Acquisitions (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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MarketPay Associates 21-Apr-2016 Buyout/LBO Consulting Services (B2B) 0000000 0
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PayScale Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Agora (San Francisco) Business/Productivity Software San Francisco, CA 2020
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