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Adam Phillabaum

Adam Phillabaum

Adam has been working at PayScale since 2006. He started as a contract writer, and eventually moved over to be a full-time nerd. Most often he writes about the latest features and products that PayScale is releasing.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Idaho in Computer Science. He worked for two years at The Boeing Company and earned his Master of Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

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Most Recent Posts by Adam Phillabaum
  • RC:TNG, Blog and Survey Updates in PayScale's "French" Release

    We've made updates to the new Research Center (lovingly dubbed: RC:TNG), to the survey, to the blog and even some stuff under the covers. Read on to see all the cool things we're doing.
  • Salary Research Center: The Next Generation

    Today we welcome the next generation of the PayScale Research Center to our site, or as we've been calling it: RC:TNG*. We're generating more pages that are more specific and give you a better picture about the jobs you're interested in researching.
  • Taking the PayScale Salary Survey [Video]

    Wondering how the PayScale Salary Survey works? Want to see our survey in action? I just created a short walk-through video to show you how it works, and hopefully make your experience with it a little more straight forward.

  • Meat the Chefs: PayScale 30 Hour Sous Vide

    What happens when you give food nerds a little money and free range to cook for 100 people? We decided to cook 34lbs of vacuum-sealed eye of round for 30 hours in a 131ºF water bath. The ~100 people in the office ate 30 pounds of beef, 30 pounds of potato salad, but only three pounds of salad. My kind of people.
  • The New Blog! The Yesler Terrace Release

    In ancient PayScale times, we decided that we would host our blogs on Typepad. We blogged there for many years. And it was good. Well, it wasn't terrible. But as time progressed, we felt stifled by the limitations of having our beautiful blog hosted on another server. That feeling, along with others, drove us into the arms of Sitefinity, a content management system (CMS) that we can run from our own servers and build new features on.

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