Paylocity

The most complete platform for the modern workforce.

About Paylocity

Paylocity is an online payroll and human capital management solution for small and mid-sized businesses. The solution offers various features including payroll, human resources, administration, time & labor, and talent management. It has self-service capabilities which enables employees to access their information such as pay, benefits and time-off details. Paylocity offers various tools including QuickPay (to process payroll in batches), paycheck calculator, third-party direct deposit and check-creation capabilities, and Affordable Care Act compliance. Other human resource features include reporting and analytics and on boarding service. Users can also extract information from 100+ standard reports. It has an easy to use HR insights chart, ACA Reporting, and Point-in-time reporting. Users also have the option to get access to tax experts who can help them in tax filings and generate quarterly & year-end reports. Paylocity helps users to automate the benefit administration. Users can opt for time & labor solution also, which helps in managing time and attendance data for employees.
Paylocity is available for all industries across North America, and is also accessible via Paylocity mobile app.


Key benefits of Paylocity

Paylocity is capable of integrating with most of the retirement plans, general ledger and time and attendance applications.
Users can take help for filing taxes directly from experts via Paylocity Web Pay.
It allows users to generate insights charts, view real-time analytics and can schedule reports to be automatically generated.
Users can access their Paylocity personal data via a self-service portal.
Through its custom announcements, enrollment rules, and eligibility groups, users can ensure the complete enrollment of employees.


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Paylocity Software - Employees want secure and easy access to their information, 24/7. With Employee Self Service (ESS), they can view checks, request time off, clock in and out, update personal data, and interact with each other.
Paylocity Software - Minimize manual tasks, save time, and have peace of mind knowing that your employees are getting paid accurately and on time.
Paylocity Software - Eliminate the need for spreadsheets, calculators, and signatures by digitizing the process of submitting, approving, and reimbursing employee expenses.
Paylocity Software - Paylocity's Compliance Dashboard will change the way you view compliance. Through its intuitive interface, stay on track with your company's data completeness and visualized important employee compliance items, all in one place.
Paylocity Software - Use out-of-the-box HR reporting and insight tools, or create customized dashboards to hone in on business insights, dig into employee trends, and make more informed business decisions.
Paylocity Software - Modern Workforce Index puts sophisticated AI into an HR intelligence dashboard that gives your leaders insight into employee sentiment, performance metrics, engagement, and more.
Paylocity Software - Flexible Benefits, made to order. Administer third-party benefit services like FSAs, HSAs, TMAs, and COBRA with ease. Supplement your standard plans with complementary programs, giving your employees the benefits options they need.
Paylocity Software - Improve communication and foster a culture of engagement not possible with broadcast emails, antiquated intranets, or break room bulletin boards.
Paylocity Software - Focus on running your business while new team members complete a fully electronic onboarding process from any device, anywhere.
Paylocity Software - We help you fill seats more quickly, with the right people. Leverage intuitive resources like video tools and two-way email and texting to streamline the talent acquisition processes.
Paylocity Software - Give leaders, supervisors, and employees the tools for growth and success - minus the paperwork and manual tasks.
Paylocity Software - Allow employees to request a portion of their earned wages - with zero impact to your payroll process.
Paylocity Software - Gather valuable feedback from inside your organization to better understand existing issues, anticipate potential problems, and measure the effects of change.
Paylocity Software - Streamline internal communications and create meaningful connections through integrated video capabilities.
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Paylocity Software - Employees want secure and easy access to their information, 24/7. With Employee Self Service (ESS), they can view checks, request time off, clock in and out, update personal data, and interact with each other.
Paylocity Software - Minimize manual tasks, save time, and have peace of mind knowing that your employees are getting paid accurately and on time.
Paylocity Software - Eliminate the need for spreadsheets, calculators, and signatures by digitizing the process of submitting, approving, and reimbursing employee expenses.
Paylocity Software - Paylocity's Compliance Dashboard will change the way you view compliance. Through its intuitive interface, stay on track with your company's data completeness and visualized important employee compliance items, all in one place.
Paylocity Software - Use out-of-the-box HR reporting and insight tools, or create customized dashboards to hone in on business insights, dig into employee trends, and make more informed business decisions.
Paylocity Software - Modern Workforce Index puts sophisticated AI into an HR intelligence dashboard that gives your leaders insight into employee sentiment, performance metrics, engagement, and more.
Paylocity Software - Flexible Benefits, made to order. Administer third-party benefit services like FSAs, HSAs, TMAs, and COBRA with ease. Supplement your standard plans with complementary programs, giving your employees the benefits options they need.
Paylocity Software - Improve communication and foster a culture of engagement not possible with broadcast emails, antiquated intranets, or break room bulletin boards.
Paylocity Software - Focus on running your business while new team members complete a fully electronic onboarding process from any device, anywhere.
Paylocity Software - We help you fill seats more quickly, with the right people. Leverage intuitive resources like video tools and two-way email and texting to streamline the talent acquisition processes.
Paylocity Software - Give leaders, supervisors, and employees the tools for growth and success - minus the paperwork and manual tasks.
Paylocity Software - Allow employees to request a portion of their earned wages - with zero impact to your payroll process.
Paylocity Software - Gather valuable feedback from inside your organization to better understand existing issues, anticipate potential problems, and measure the effects of change.
Paylocity Software - Streamline internal communications and create meaningful connections through integrated video capabilities.

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4.3 /5
(825)
Value for Money
4.2/5
Features
4.2/5
Ease of Use
4.2/5
Customer Support
4.0/5

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Heather
Heather
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  • Industry: Entertainment
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

One of the Best Employee Management and Payroll Systems Available

Reviewed on 31/05/2021

FANTASTIC! They have wonderful customer service, the platform is beautiful and intuitive, the...

FANTASTIC! They have wonderful customer service, the platform is beautiful and intuitive, the functionality is amazing... Highly recommended for anyone looking for an all-in-one employee management system!

Pros

Paylocity is basically an all-in-one HR, benefits, payroll, compliance, and employee files storing software. Through it, you can find onboard new employees, assign compliance training, process reimbursements, access an org chart, pull customizable reports on demand, and even include different OpCo employees in the org chart, even if they're not listed as employees within your actual company.

Cons

This is incredibly nitpicky but I really wish the "work email" feature was more prominently featured within employee demographics and profiles. It's there and available, but not super easy to find if you don't know where to look, and also is not listed in the Report Writer as an option for a field. To pull all email addresses in the company, you have to pull a specific demographics report and modify the information in that report to exclude all the other unnecessary details.

Emily
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  • Industry: Medical Devices
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Easy to implement payroll software

Reviewed on 20/05/2021

Paylocity has simplified and streamlined our payroll process. After switching from another payroll...

Paylocity has simplified and streamlined our payroll process. After switching from another payroll provider, and paper and pen to record hours, it has been a seamless transition to Paylocity for our team.

Pros

Paylocity is intuitive and simple to use. Prior to implementing Paylocity, our team members used paper to record all hours worked. The switch to recording hours in Paylocity was seamless amongst our team members.

Cons

We didn't find any aspects of this software to be difficult to learn or use. If anything, I believe we could use more of Paylocity's features, such as applicant tracking and benefits management, as time progresses.

Alternatives Considered

ADP Workforce Now

Reasons for Choosing Paylocity

We struggled with Paychex customer service. Paylocity pricing was also more appealing to us.

Switched From

Paychex Flex

Reasons for Switching to Paylocity

The pricing and overall features offered by Paylocity surpassed that of ADP.
Sarah
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  • Industry: Consumer Goods
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Terrible implementation, customer service, and not user friendly. I'd give 0 stars if I could

Reviewed on 09/03/2021

If it weren't a hassle to switch systems, I would switch in a heartbeat. This is a terrible...

If it weren't a hassle to switch systems, I would switch in a heartbeat. This is a terrible platform and I am unimpressed with the company as a whole.

Pros

We needed an HRIS that would house all employee info, reviews and process payroll. It does this. Barely.

Cons

Customer service is horrendous. We were told we would have an "Account Manager" That indicated to me that I'd have one person who answer my emails or phone calls. That is not the case. It's a customer support center staffed with new employees who don't know the system. I have walked them through their own system on multiple occasions. We have had a handful of critical payroll processing mistakes made because the "account manager" walked me through the process incorrectly. I spend about 2-3 hours a week on the phone with customer support to get answers to what should be simple questions. I've requested supervisors multiple times, they have promised to get back in touch, but no one reaches out. You are on your own.

Implementation was a disgrace. Our first implementation consultant disappeared and no one knew where she went. The 2nd one started but disappeared for 2 weeks and suddenly reappeared. Despite hours upon hours to meetings to implement the system, the most basic things like PTO policies were still incorrect. I've been fixing implementation errors for over a year now.

Complete lack of good UX. They need a new UX team. The Help Section is laughable. Not even their customer service can find help articles that are applicable.

They have a lot of reports, but finding what you need is nearly impossible.

Alternatives Considered

ADP Comprehensive Services

Reasons for Choosing Paylocity

Needed to move from a PEO to HRIS

Reasons for Switching to Paylocity

They had better reviews and referrals and they integrated seamlessly with our ben admin tool
Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Medical Devices
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Paylocity

Reviewed on 05/11/2023

Overall paylocity gets the job done. With being able to do just about everything u need to keep...

Overall paylocity gets the job done. With being able to do just about everything u need to keep track of employees time and information helps alot.

Pros

I like how i am able to keep track of what i worked for the week, how can submit pto time for approval without any issues and how can view my tax documents, and can clock in and out on the app for my phone if need be.

Cons

How it freezes when trying to go to certain tabs and when trying to clock back in from lunch, and how the app for the phone sometimes wont let u in at all.

BARBARA
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  • Industry: Wholesale
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Very Satisfied

Reviewed on 01/03/2021

Having our payroll taxes and tax returns taken care of and the assistance in resolving problems. ...

Having our payroll taxes and tax returns taken care of and the assistance in resolving problems. Saves us time and worry.
Paylocity can accommodate the employees with every deposit needs and changes, which again save us time in trying to meet those requests.

Pros

The ease of processing is what I like most about the software.
It is functional to our needs, especially the tracking of hours, wages, and benefits which make reporting and budgeting easier.
Best customer service.

Cons

The most difficult to understand is the ACA tracking. Some employees always need fixing.
Entering Holidays from year to year sometimes has issues in making sure that it automatically loads into employee files.

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Paylocity FAQs

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Paylocity offers the following pricing plans:

  • Free Trial: Not Available

Please contact Paylocity for pricing details.

Paylocity has the following typical customers:

11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Paylocity supports the following languages:

English

Paylocity supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Paylocity integrates with the following applications:

ApplicantPRO, Checkr, ClearCompany, FCRM Insurance, PiiQ by Cornerstone

Paylocity offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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