All-in-one payroll and HR software for government and education

From keeping you up to date with all the latest technology to finding and hiring the right people, ADP’s solutions made for government and education allow you to shift your focus to constituents and students.

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See why thousands of governmental and educational institutions choose ADP

Government agencies and schools face similar challenges: hiring and retaining the very best people, staying ahead of constantly evolving rules and regulations, and keeping staff engaged and productive. Our user-friendly solutions and ongoing support give you back the time you need to focus on bigger-picture goals.

Find the right people for the job

Hiring is never more stressful than in these industries. Identify candidates with the ideal experience, skills and drive to become a valuable part of your team — and get them screened and onboarded in the time frame that works best for you.

Keep compliant across key requirements

In highly regulated fields like education and government, you need to make sure you’re up to speed on the latest compliance requirements. We’ll help keep you ahead of the game with those standards.

Formulate an A+ employee experience

There is no shortage of stressors in government and education. Give your employees the support they need with self-service and employee-engagement tools, career development training, flexible payment options and more.

We wrote the textbook on today’s leading payroll and HR solutions

For 75 years, we’ve worked to provide solutions that drive efficiency, improve productivity and keep information safe, so you can focus less on your administrative duties and more on actual administration. 


The people make the place — it’s true in any industry and any business, but never more so than in education and government. Find the right candidates who’ll set the tone for your organization and keep them long-term with top benefits.

  • Post open positions to over 100 job boards with ZipRecruiter® and easily filter candidates according to your needs and requirements
  • Self-service features let employees quickly get accurate answers to their own benefits, HR and payroll questions
  • Employees can continually upskill with learning and development resources
  • Get new hires onboarded seamlessly and accurately with access to electronic Forms I-9 and filing with E-Verify

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In government and education, every federal, state and local rule and regulation must be followed to the most minute detail. With our 75 years of helping organizations stay compliant, you’ll get peace of mind knowing that you’re in good hands.

  • Get best practices to help you navigate complex and everyday HR issues
  • ADP SmartCompliance® helps protect you from penalties by managing complex health coverage requirements and facilitating IRS and state employer reporting
  • Track, maintain and report on required compliance data — even down to the individual employee level
  • Easily manage workers' compensation claims, State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) and ACA compliance

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With employees across numerous pay ranges, running payroll for government and education can be complicated. We’ll simplify your payroll processes and even automate tax calculations — keeping your employees happy and helping keep you compliant.

  • Keep costs low by integrating deposit and/or mobile payroll directly with time and attendance solutions
  • Save valuable time on payroll and taxes with automated processing, deductions and filings
  • Handle diverse compensation and incentive packages, even at multiple pay rates
  • Offer multiple payment options for employees, including paperless pay with Wisely® by ADP

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Your staff spends so much time thinking about others, it’s time somebody thought about them. Put your people first with our dedicated service and user-friendly tools that will make their life easier.

  • Receive expert guidance from ADP’s payroll and HR professionals with prompt support or self-service options
  • Give your team on-the-go access to onboarding, reporting and payroll with our top-rated mobile app
  • Set your team up for sustained success with a customized implementation plan, including design and change management, go-live support and ongoing training
  • Help your people make the most of their benefits with real help from real people — ADP’s MyLife Advisors

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Data & Insights

From grading to census info, the education and government industries are no strangers to big sets of numbers. But by taking stock of the industry’s largest data set, ADP can give you the insights you need to help you make more-informed decisions.

  • Real-time benchmarking lets you see how you compare to others in areas like hiring and retention, compensation rates and more
  • Find the talent that’s right for your organization — categorized by region, compensation, turnover rate and time-to-fill
  • Use our predictive model, which factors in 30+ elements, to see which employees are most at-risk of leaving
  • Pinpoint potential pay-gap issues long before they become an issue
  • Rest easy knowing that your most sensitive data stays protected by the industry’s leading, most up-to-date technology and safeguards

Learn more about ADP® Data Cloud

Transform your HR processes with ADP Marketplace

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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Apps for Your Business

Find, try and buy apps that integrate with ADP to help solve your biggest payroll and HR challenges, including time & labor management, payroll calculations or reporting, recruiting & onboarding, ERP system integrations and more.

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Connect HR systems

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

Build custom integrations

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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Build custom solutions and connect to ADP's HCM ecosystem with API Central

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Acquire ADP solutions through ADP’s cooperative purchasing contract with OMNIA Partners, the nation’s largest cooperative purchasing organization for the public sector. ADP now offers solutions through OMNIA Partners to better serve public and private schools; colleges and universities; state and local government; and all public sector organizations.

  • Access services that have been competitively solicited and publicly awarded — such as HR, payroll, talent, time, tax, benefits administration, background screening and more
  • Save time and resources instead of going through a costly and time-consuming solicitation process
  • Available to state and local government entities and educational institutions in all 50 states

To explore solutions for the public sector and expedite the process, visit the OMNIA Partners Resources Page.

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