• Walmart Employment Practices: Gender Discrimintation Questions

    Walmart's legal team is busier than it would like to be. They just won a nationwide sexual discrimination lawsuit, settled by the Supreme Court in their favor. But, their troubles may be far from over, as similar, though smaller, suits on the way – possibly a lot of them. What's really happening, Walmart?

  • Your Company, Your Job

    Your Company, Your Job

    PayScale's latest feature allows you to compare pay, benefits and work environment for job at a specific company.   We'll walk you through this feature and show you how you can use it. 

    Let's say you are interested in a job as a mechanical engineer at Ford.   These are the questions you’d have if you were looking at that job:

    • How well does Ford pay its mechanical engineers?
    • What are the benefits?
    • Are people at Ford happy in their jobs?
    • What about Chrysler? Or GM?

    To answer those questions, we created a page for our users to drill down for a specific job at a specific company.

  • What is PayScale Doing? What is This Blog?
  • Congrats, Canucks! Canada Fun Facts from PayScale

    By Bridget Quigg

    The Vancouver Canucks are one game away from an NHL Stanley Cup championship. So long Detroit, say goodbye San Jose and adios Anaheim. The Canucks are unlikely leaders of the tournament and Canadians are thrilled. We’ve decided to honor their success in our own PayScale way – with Canada fun facts from our research center.

  • Google is Hiding the +1 Button on Mobile
  • Top IT Employers

    Top IT Employers

    We recently released a story comparing IT Employers across several factors, such as typical pay, stress levels, typical age, gender breakdown, etc.

    There are some similarities across the employers (e.g. they pay well compared to the typical U.S. employer, they offer generally more flexible schedules, etc.), however there are some stark differences. For example, the median age of IBM workers is 44, while those at Facebook have a median age of 26 and boasts the youngest workforce among top IT companies.

    Are you in the IT world and wondering if you are earning what you are worth? Find out with a free PayScale Salary Report.

  • Amazon vs. Apple: Who’s The Better IT Employer?

    The tech industry is growing, fast. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects IT management job opportunities to grow by 18 percent between 2008 and 2018. Opportunities for software developers are expected to grow by 21 percent in the same time. If you work in this industry, you’ll likely have more than one employer courting you. Which IT employer would be your best fit?

  • Want a Trouble-Free Employer? Advice for Job Seekers

    By Bridget Quigg

    Want to the inside scoop on an employer, beyond salary and bonus information? What if current or former employees at a company could tell you about work schedules, time off and the company culture? They can. Instead of going to their offices and asking the employees themselves, you can take a look at PayScale’s handy new “Compare Employers” feature.