All-in-one construction payroll and HR software

The construction industry has unique demands for payroll and HR: calculating accurate job costing for your labor, compliance with union contracts and government regulations and staffing your jobs in a tight labor market. Simplify how you manage it all with intuitive solutions built for the construction industry.

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From certified payroll and HR management to labor tracking and compliance reporting, ADP has the solutions to help you stay productive, manage risk, and control costs — wherever you are.

Construction-specific payroll & compliance

Our payroll and compliance support is built for the construction industry, helping you manage regulatory and union requirements, run payroll for contractors and capture accurate hours across multiple job sites – and states.

Industry-leading all-in-one HR suite

Confidently manage your workforce through the employee lifecycle with a comprehensive HCM suite that helps you attract, manage and retain talent, streamline and automate enrollment and training, and so much more.

Construction Center of Excellence

Get up and running with the assistance of a dedicated construction software specialist who’ll ensure that your company’s requirements are built for your business and provide customized implementation and ongoing support.

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A solid foundation for payroll and HR

Spend less time managing payroll and HR and more time managing projects. ADP offers integrated solutions to help with everything from job costing to time tracking so you can stay productive and meet demand.*


Move beyond tedious spreadsheets or confusing systems with flexible payroll solutions built to meet unique construction demands.

  • Auto-assign union wage and benefit rates, including prevailing or fringe rates for Davis-Bacon projects
  • Keep projects on track and make smarter business decisions with clear visibility into labor costs and expenses
  • Give your workers flexible payment options, including paperless pay through Wisely


Keep your teams connected and productive on the job with secure mobile access for time-tracking, self-service tools and more.

  • Enable your crew to clock in from the field via our mobile app, complete with geofencing capabilities
  • Give employees mobile access to their information, including schedules, pay statements, benefits and more
  • Run payroll, approve timesheets and time off requests, edit schedules and more through our mobile app


Stay ahead of staffing demands and keep projects moving forward with the help of ADP’s robust tools for recruiting, managing and retaining employees.

  • Instantly post to 100+ job boards with ZipRecruiter® and filter candidates by skillset or credentials, including NCEES or ACI
  • Gain a hiring advantage with Fortune 500®-caliber benefits and an intuitive employee self-enrollment experience
  • Onboard new hires faster and help ensure accurate Form I-9 completion and filing with E-Verify


From certified payroll to union reporting and OSHA guidance, our compliance tools help you reduce risk and meet your federal, state and local compliance obligations.

  • Automatically create certified payroll reports for government agencies
  • Manage and assign union contract wages and benefits and create union reports
  • Be ready for the unexpected with affordable workers’ comp, including no upfront premium deposits

Time & Attendance

From mobile time tracking to demand-based scheduling, ADP’s time & attendance tools help you manage ever-changing project schedules and staffing challenges

  • Let employees and managers handle time and attendance responsibilities across multiple job sites using our mobile app
  • Create best-fit schedules based on employee skills, certifications, demand and more
  • Stay ahead of absenteeism and manage accrued time, attendance policies or leave cases all in one place

Use analytics and industry benchmarks to stay one step ahead

With our validated, up-to-date benchmarking data pool of over 40 million employees, you’ll get the insights you need to make the most-informed decisions for your business. Then see how you stack up against others in the construction industry by location, role, size and more. Use these valuable insights to answer crucial questions such as:

  • How do we attract the best candidates?
  • What are other construction firms in my area paying their employees?
  • How does our overtime pay compare with other companies like ours?

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ADP clients can easily find, try, buy and build solutions to help streamline how they manage HR and run their business.

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Find, try and buy apps to help solve your biggest HR challenges, including time & labor management, recruitment & onboarding, compliance, and more.

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Pre-Built Integrations

Automatically and securely connect your employee data between ADP and your existing HR software — with no coding or IT help needed. Quickly integrate ADP with popular solutions for recruiting, time-tracking, benefits and more.

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Pre-built integrations to streamline your processes, save time, reduce data errors, choose the best solutions, and connect systems to ADP

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Data Integration Made Easy

Securely integrate your ADP worker data with your HR and business systems. ADP API Central gives developers instant access to the ADP APIs, tools and resources they need to quickly and easily build a customized HCM ecosystem.

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ADP Workforce Now® for Construction

Finally, an HCM software built for construction

Unify your payroll and HR in one integration solution. ADP Workforce Now for Construction is a leading all-in-one HCM solution built for construction to address the complexities of your industry.

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ADP® Construction Center of Excellence

Offered as a part of ADP Workforce Now®, the Construction Center of Excellence (CCOE) helps your manage all your HP and payroll-related needs – starting with implementation through ongoing specialized service that covers payroll, taxes, compliance, reporting, and more.

  • Dedicated, expert and centralized support for your construction-specific payroll needs.
  • Get up and running efficiently with guided set-up and onboarding help from construction-focused implementation associates.
  • Support for prevailing wages, unions, job costing, and certified payroll reporting, and more.

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Construction payroll and HR FAQs

How do you keep track of construction employees’ hours?

If you’re a contractor or in the construction industry, you can keep track of your employees’ hours using either paper timesheets and punch clocks or mobile time tracking apps that have GPS and geofencing capabilities. Digital solutions make it easier to track employees on multiple job sites, thereby minimizing the risk of mistakes.

How do you do construction accounting?

Construction accounting requires an understanding of basic accounting practices – debits, credits, financial statements, etc. – as well as job costing, which helps manage the many variables of running a project-based business. A construction payroll service that is capable of paying employees across multiple states and unions may also be helpful, especially if you want to save time.

What is a construction cost report?

A construction cost report is a detailed summary of all of the costs associated with a specific project, including labor. Tracking this data allows project managers to monitor actual labor costs against budgeted amounts and make informed decisions to ensure the project stays on budget.

How do you control costs on construction projects?

Tracking the physical completion of a job across milestones can help control construction project costs. When the first milestone is achieved, look at your material, labor and overhead expenses. If these costs went above what was originally forecast, you can correct the issues that caused the overage in successive milestones and bring the project back within budget. Another way to control costs is to spread overhead expenses among multiple jobs that might use the same equipment.

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