Private Market

More than 540 private market companies—including some of the most innovative and up & coming biotechnology, software and internet firms—currently rely on the Radford Global Compensation Database to meet their benchmarking needs. To learn more about our coverage of the private market sector and how our survey works, click the links below:


Database Scope

The Radford Global Compensation Database provides human resources and compensation professionals for private market companies with access to incredible rewards insights spanning a wealth of companies, employees and countries on a unified survey platform. As of our most recent survey publication, our private market coverage spans:






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Participating Firms

We’re focused on supporting innovation-based companies operating in highly competitive markets for talent. In the private markets sector, a few of our amazing clients include:

  • 1Life Healthcare
  • 23andMe
  • A2 Biotherapeutics
  • Addepar
  • Casper Sleep
  • Chargepoint
  • Coinbase
  • Confluent Medical
  • Doordash
  • ezCater
  • Evernote
  • Foursquare Labs
  • Gusto
  • Hired
  • Jobvite
  • Juul Labs
  • Lime
  • Mod Pizza
  • NerdWallet
  • Optimizely
  • Quantcast
  • Reddit
  • Ripple Foods
  • Squarespace
  • Stripe
  • Tile
  • Udemy
  • Vroom
  • ZipRecruiter

Of course, the list above only scratches the surface of the 593 private market clients in the Radford Global Compensation Database. Our full roster of clients spans the globe and industries, including software products, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, financial technology, e-commerce, and more.

► To request a list of private market clients enrolled in the Radford Global Compensation Database, please click here.

Job Library

Our comprehensive job library spans every business function and includes an extensive collection of jobs―something we call a job module―focused specifically on the private market sector. Within this job module, you’ll find a wide range of job families, including:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Auditing & Reporting
  • Biological Sciences
  • Business Development
  • Business Planning/Strategy
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Customer Service/Support
  • Data Management/Science
  • Facilities & Security
  • Hardware Engineering/Development
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Marketing & Product Marketing
  • Manufacturing & Production
  • Materials & Procurement
  • Quality Assurance
  • Software Engineering/Development

► To request a list of jobs included in our private market job module, or the full Radford Global Compensation Database, please click here.

Compensation Data Elements

The Radford Global Compensation Database is designed to help decision-makers set pay with confidence across numerous rewards elements. Key compensation details available in all countries include:

  • Base Salary
  • Allowances (Cars, Housing, etc.)
  • Fixed Compensation
  • Actual Bonus Payouts
  • Target Bonus Percentage/Value
  • Total Cash Compensation
  • Annual/Ongoing Equity Value
  • Annual/Ongoing Equity Eligibility
  • New-Hire Equity Value
  • New-Hire Equity Eligibility
  • Equity Vehicle Mix
  • Total Direct Compensation

What Sets the Radford Platform Apart?

We partner with thousands of the world's most innovative companies every year to help them create marketing-leading rewards programs. Here's why they choose to work with us:

  • Unmatched Data Credibility
    Board members, C-level leaders, investors, human resources professionals, recruiters and employees know and trust the Radford platform. You’ll gain faster buy-in on key compensation decisions when you use Radford data.
  • Data-First Mindset
    Data is the foundation of our business, which is why we operate as a participant-only survey. This means there’s only one way to join and access the Radford Global Compensation Database: Submit a complete data input that passes multiple rounds of quality assurance.
  • Advanced Reporting Technology
    All Radford Global Compensation Database clients receive 24/7 access to the Radford Network®, our advanced online portal. This portal will deliver survey results, input resources and other market insights to everyone on your team.
  • Real Customer Service
    A dedicated data consultant will guide you through the annual survey input and data review process. This data consultant will also serve as your point of contact for reporting questions and access to training resources.
  • Integrated Value-Add Insights
    Our suite of Market Practice Studies is designed to address your most pressing design issues, including annual salary budgets, short- and long-term incentive plans, new graduate pay, allowances and more.

Pricing & Support

Fees to participate in and access the Radford Global Compensation Database will vary based on your benchmarking goals. Key factors impacting price include the number of countries where you need data, the types of jobs you need to benchmark and your overall employee headcount. Once we know more about these factors, our team can quickly create a cost-effective proposal to meet your specific needs.

►To request a price quote for your organization, please click here.

All subscriptions to the Radford Global Compensation Database include 24/7 access to the Radford Network, our online client portal. This portal makes survey results, input resources and market insights instantly accessible for everyone on your team. Additionally, all clients are assigned a dedicated data consultant to support you during the survey input and data review process. This consultant will be your point of contact for training and reporting questions.


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