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Compensation Analyst in San Jose, California, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/22/2021

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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

The Compensation Analyst will have primary responsibility for carrying out activities in support of PayPal’s annual rewards cycle, the market pricing function, and job architecture design and maintenance.


  • Support the annual and ongoing global rewards cycle in Workday including requirements documentation, system and program administration, user acceptance testing, data audits, rewards letters.
  • Participate in annual global market pricing activities, analyzing market data to develop and maintain salary ranges, short-term incentive targets and equity ranges based on established compensation strategy.  Develop employee impact and costing analysis.
  • Conduct ad hoc benchmarking analysis as needed for new or changing roles or to address specific market concerns.
  • Prepare and submit data to multiple third-party surveys, collect data output, manage invoicing and payment.
  • Serve as day-to-day owner of compensation software MarketPay.  Update, maintain, and ensure the accuracy of data. Create reports and analytics to meet internal needs.
  • Partner with the Compensation Operations team to ensure Workday is updated to reflect needed changes to job profiles, salary structures, bonus and equity targets, etc.
  • Serve as project team member in support of job architecture and leveling project and initiatives, including analytical and systems support on any changes to the career level framework.
  • Lead or participate in other compensation-related project and activities.


  • 5 + years of compensation related experience preferably within the technology industry
  • Proven success in market pricing and knowledge of global job architecture mechanics
  • Experience with job analysis, benchmarking and market pricing. Experience with Radford a plus
  • Advanced Excel skills are required to analyze data and create meaningful, understandable models and reports; ability to see beyond the numbers to drive sound decision-making
  • Must be organized with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong communication skills and ability to partner and work cross-functionally
  • Experience supporting internal customers, such as compensation partners and HRBPs to support business initiatives


  • Experience with Workday especially the advanced compensation module
  • Experience with MarketPay
  • Experience working with a multinational company
  • CCP certification

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying, or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at