When comparing ADP to Paylocity, you'll find an All-in-One cloud based HCM platform.
But here's how ADP Workforce Now is simply better.
|Full HR suite (HR, talent, time, benefits administration, payroll, recruitment, and learning management)
|Online recruitment with ZipRecruiter Job Slots2
|Native background screening
|Insurance Services e.g. workers’ comp, business and health*
|401(k) and retirement services
|Work Opportunity Tax Credit Maximize your eligible tax credit opportunities minimize your administrative burden3
Timely data-driven insights
|Employee utilization dashboard
|Executive & manager insights: overtime, turnover risk and more delivered right to your mobile phone
|Combination of 1 trillion compensation benchmarks: Covering 9k job titles, and 1k industries, nationwide
|Benchmarking dashboards and intelligence for salary, overtime, turnover, organizational structure, and more, informed by 40M employees
|Industry-leading marketplace for third party integrations, offering single sign-on, single data input, and single billing
|Best-of-breed partners across 17 solution categories and 9 industries
Flexible service models
|HR outsourcing (payroll, HR, and benefits)
|Professional employer organization (PEO)
|Professional services (for project support)
Employee experience and engagement
|Top-ranked business mobile app4
|Highly-rated mobile app4
|4.7/5 based on 3.1M Reviews
|4.7/5 based on 107K Reviews
|Personalized lifestyle benefits: Employees choose from 150+ services that fit their lifestyle needs
|Personalized benefit decision support: Health & lifestyle preferences help create a best-fit recommendation
|Available languages for mobile app
|Talent activation, including personalized coaching for team leaders
Unique payroll features
|Paycards plus financial wellness, offered natively
|Freelance and contractor management
|Fully managed payroll services
|Accountant portal helps your accountant better serve you with secure access to your data.
WHAT OTHERS SAY
ADP Workforce Now is far superior to Paylocity. Paylocity is a "one size fits all platform" that could not meet our business's unique needs.
Joni Hoff HR Director, Monroe County Automotive Services Inc / ZiebartAutomotive, (Source:TrustRadius)
WHAT OTHERS SAY
ADP Workforce Now is simply way more user friendly than Paylocity, with a much simpler and more modern looking UI, for both users and Admins. Paylocity's interface was just way too complicated and old looking. We decided to go with ADP Workforce Now to avoid having to deal with employee confusion.
Meir Brodsky HR Specialist, DSV (Source: TrustRadius)
WHAT OTHERS SAY
When you get over 250 employees and want to fully utilize their system, Paylocity starts falling short of ADP very quickly.
Lisa Heim Payroll Manager, RJW Transportation (Source: TrustRadius)
WHAT OTHERS SAY
Paylocity did not have as many robust features as ADP. ADP's reporting is more robust and customizable, and they provide wonderful customer service. ADP also has amazing HR and benefits modules. Paylocity limits reporting and details.
Stephanie Love Manager of Payroll, Travel & Expense, Crocs, Inc.
WHAT OTHERS SAY
ADP is significantly better than Paylocity. I lost so much time correcting payroll and compliance issues with Paylocity and now that we’re with ADP I am reinvesting that time.
Deborah S. Shuster HR Manager, GFS Chemicals
WHAT OTHERS SAY
It's been a great move to ADP. Compared to Paylocity, ADP is much more intuitive and user-friendly, plus the reporting is amazing.
Mina Lurvey Senior Accountant, Cloverdale Equipment Company
WHAT OTHERS SAY
We switched from Paylocity to ADP two years ago, and our payroll has never been this smooth. We've experienced less manual entries, better reporting, and the customer service is just outstanding!
Lanita Palermo Human Resources Manager, South Barrington Park District
Only ADP Workforce Now's drag-and-drop reporting tool makes it easy to pull exactly the data you need. Create custom reports on the fly and build meaningful dashboards that deliver insights to keep your business moving forward.
Seamlessly connect ADP Workforce Now with hundreds of popular business software applications to support automation and efficiency. ADP's robust Marketplace includes ERPs, accounting solutions, time-tracking tools, point of sale (POS) systems, productivity platforms and more. You can view the full list here.
Paylocity also has a marketplace, but it lacks many of the capabilities offered by ADP.
Easily get started with ADP Workforce Now with in-house implementation support. Our dedicated experts can optimize the solution for your unique needs. And with over 75 years of experience, we have the agility to help you navigate challenges that come your way.
Our vetted, expert service professionals train through an award-winning program. What's more? As an ADP client you will have access to continuous learning tools and training opportunities — from personalized learning at implementation to our myLearning@ADP course library, certifications, and more.
Paylocity has 26 years of experience and also assigns clients an account management team.
We know HR decision makers are looking to prove ROI quickly. That's why ADP Workforce Now offers flexible options including unlimited monthly payroll runs with per employee per month pricing. Learn about our tiered packages to see which plan fits your business best.
Paylocity also offers a variety of plans.
Midsized businesses need confidence that their payroll software is reliable, robust and intuitive for all users. ADP’s automated solution makes it easy to process payroll and view employee-level payroll and tax information from any device, anywhere. And with multi-state as well as global payroll capabilities, freelance and independent contractor pay abilities, and our native paycard, Wisely, ADP has the tools you need as your business grows.
Paylocity does not provide freelance or contractor management, or a native paycard.
Automatic Data Processing Insurance Agency, Inc. (ADPIA®)*, an ADP® affiliate, offers impactful insurance and benefits solutions. Easily add 401(k) plans with ADP Workforce Now’s comprehensive plan integration with payroll. Let ADPIA help you explore, secure and manage the right workers’ compensation, business and group health insurance based on your unique needs.
Paylocity lacks insurance or retirement plan solutions.
From online recruitment with ZipRecruiter to background checks for prospective hires, ADP has the modern, user-friendly solutions midsized businesses depend on. Our top-rated mobile app puts the tools you need at your fingertips.
Paylocity does not offer ZipRecruiter job slots or native background screening for prospective hires.
Quickly run reports and get the most out of your workforce data. Choose from multiple prepackaged reports and visual dashboards or easily create a custom view. You can pull in data across multiple HR platforms without ever leaving your screen with ADP's unique and simple drag-and-drop reporting tool.
Benchmark your organization against others in your industry and geography with ADP's industry-leading market data.
Learn how ADP's machine learning can help you easily uncover business-critical issues, patterns and trends from your payroll, time, human resources, talent and benefits data.
Paylocity has several pre-built visual dashboards.
We've designed intuitive tools that scale with you. Easily manage payroll and HR accurately in just a few clicks, and automatically calculate and deduct taxes, health benefits and retirement contributions. Our single-database platform connects seamlessly to your existing tools and partners or hundreds of best-in-class, pre-integrated apps in the ADP Marketplace. And with 70-plus years of experience, our expertise on changing compliance rules and legislation is unmatched.
Switching to ADP is easy because we can support your switch at any time. There's no need to wait for a quarter or year-end to access the benefits of ADP. If you’re already processing payroll, having your employee data and required documents ready will help ensure a smooth and rapid transition. To learn more, check out our helpful guidebook: Switching Payroll Providers Made Easy.
ADP offers several affordable options depending on your company's size as well as on its payroll and HR requirements, so you only pay for what you need. Compare packages to see which services and features fit your business best.
You'll partner with ADP's fast, friendly, and knowledgeable customer service representatives through implementation and beyond. We offer live and online support including direct access to certified service professionals Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in your local time zone. We also offer 24/7 access to our exclusive online client community to network and connect with over 50,000 ADP clients and our expert moderators.
HR leaders need the most capable tools and technology to succeed in today's changing
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1. Information based on ADP internal research and is accurate as of December 7, 2023 and is subject to change.
2. For organizations with up to approximately 1,000 employees.
3. Paylocity offers WOTC through several partners in their marketplace.
4. Based on rankings on the Apple App Store as of October 31, 2023
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