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Patrick Wong

Data Scientist

Patrick Wong is a data scientist at Glassdoor. He has developed a variety of marketing tools using statistical models and has contributed to Glassdoor’s understanding of user experience through a variety of analytical research projects. Previously, Patrick led the web analytics program at During his time there he analyzed optimization of site conversions and provided insights to help marketing and product teams make the best decisions. Patrick holds a master’s degree in finance and applied economics and bachelor’s degrees in economics and music from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Are Wages Keeping Up with Inflation?

January 30, 2018
Inflation and wage growth are two measures economists watch closely and, in theory, are closely linked — as one rises, the other follows. For employers, l…

The Sweet Spot: Jobs With High Pay and Rapid Growth

May 22, 2017
In the monthly Glassdoor Local Pay Reports, we examine pay growth trends for 60 different jobs across 10 major metros and the United States. But what’s the co…

Does More Money Change What We Value at Work?

January 17, 2017
People have always questioned whether money can buy happiness. But does the rise or fall of your paycheck change the workplace factors that are most important t…