Who Uses Paycom?

Paycom's single-application software helps companies automate and streamline payroll and HR processes without sacrificing rigorous data security standards.

What Is Paycom?

Tired of cycling through endless payroll tasks and stacks of paperwork? Paycom's all-in-one payroll and HCM software provides access to robust tools for recruitment, payroll, talent and HR management, and more, in a single application. Employee information is stored securely while remaining easily accessible for important HR procedures. That saves time and stress spent re-keying information, navigating between HCM applications, searching for forms or managing complex payroll tasks.

Paycom Details

Paycom

http://www.paycom.com/

Founded 1998

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Paycom pricing overview

Paycom does not have a free version and does not offer a free trial.


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Paycom deployment and support

Support

  • Business Hours

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web

Training

  • In Person
  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation

Paycom Features

  • ACA Reporting
  • Benefits Administration Outsourcing
  • Benefits Dashboard
  • COBRA Administration
  • Deduction Management
  • Disability Insurance Administration
  • Employee Benefits Administration
  • FMLA Administration
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • HSA/FSA Administration
  • Health Insurance Administration
  • Life Insurance Administration
  • Online Benefits Enrollment
  • Provider Management
  • Retirement Plan Management

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  • Asynchronous Learning
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  • Built-in Course Authoring
  • Corporate/Business
  • Gamification
  • Learner Portal
  • Mobile Learning
  • SCORM Compliance
  • Synchronous Learning
  • Video Conferencing
  • eCommerce
  • eLearning Companies

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  • Document Management
  • E-Verify/I-9 Forms
  • Electronic Forms
  • Electronic Signature
  • Employee Handbook
  • Job Description Management
  • Orientation Workflow Management
  • Self Service Portal
  • Task Management
  • Training Management

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  • 401(k) Tracking
  • Benefits Management
  • Check Printing
  • Direct Deposit
  • Multi-Country
  • Multi-State
  • Payroll Outsourcing
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Self Service Portal
  • Tax Compliance
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • W-2/1099 Preparation
  • Wage Garnishment

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  • Compensation Management
  • Competency Management
  • Employee Lifecycle Management
  • Goal Setting
  • Individual Development Plans
  • Onboarding
  • Performance Management
  • Recruitment Management
  • Succession Planning
  • Training Management

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  • Mobile Access
  • Online Punch Card
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  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Salaried Employee Tracking
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Timesheet Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Workstation Tracking

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  • Activity Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Expense Tracking
  • Project Tracking
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  • Time Tracking by Project

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  • Contractor Management
  • Employee Lifecycle Management
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Labor Forecasting
  • Performance Metrics
  • Recruitment Management
  • Skills Tracking
  • Time & Attendance Management
  • Variable Workforce

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Paycom Reviews

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Overall rating

4.4/5

Average score

Ease of Use 4.3
Customer Service 4.4
Features 4.4
Value for Money 4.3

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Yasmine G.
Executive Management Analyst
Package/Freight Delivery, 501-1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: GetApp
  • Reviewed on 21/07/2020

"Allows for easier and simpler processes and efficiencies"

Comments: Overall Paycom seems to solve my problems before they arise; the integration between what would have been separate platforms allows for simplified processes and efficiencies that allows me to focus on the big picture rather than focus on the small tedious things.

Pros: Paycom is a one stop shop with one singular login. One of the key things that has been most beneficial is self onboarding, which reduced the HR workload, provides a 'mid-phase' to a prospective employee and active employee, and helps get drivers on the road 4-6 days faster than our previous process. In addition, the consistent monthly improvements are always an added bonus and I continue to be impressed with the developments

Cons: We wish there was a better integration capability to our third party platforms - though we primarily use Paycom, our industry requires use of many additional platforms. An integration outside of an API/SFTP would allow for an overall holistic view of our employee workforce and operations.

Vendor Response

by Paycom on 29/07/2020

Thank you for sharing your Paycom experience and we appreciate your feedback! We are happy to hear our software is helping simplify your HR processes

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: GetApp
  • Reviewed on 21/07/2020
Armaan D.
Vice President & COO
Restaurants, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: GetApp
  • Reviewed on 01/05/2020

"Paycom is Incredible and has the best support team!"

Comments: Engaging with our employees has been so much more efficient with Paycom! They love the interface and once they got the hang of using it, we began to learn things from them as we made our transition.

Pros: There are so many features within Paycom that we utilize to make our operations smoother and mainly to communicate messages from the top level all the way to our team members.

Cons: There are still times where you have to jump through certain hoops to get to an end goal, or a particular report is dug down deep somewhere, but for the most part, Paycom has been user friendly and their support team is great.

Vendor Response

by Paycom on 05/05/2020

Thank you for the 5-star review, Armaan! We're thrilled you have enjoyed working with our sales team and our support specialists! We appreciate your feedback, and we encourage you to continue sharing any enhancements you would like to see from us with your dedicated support team.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: GetApp
  • Reviewed on 01/05/2020
Anthony B.
HR Consultant
Human Resources, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 22/12/2020

"Paycom complete HRIS and Payroll system"

Comments: Paycom helps streamline the on-going tasks of on-boarding and HRIS management. The software cuts own time-consuming aspects of people management and has increased the efficiency of the HR and Finance departments.

Pros: Paycom is an efficient and user friendly HRIS system that includes applicant tracking, on-boarding, payroll, and HR metrics. This is a wonderful, cost friendly tool for small non-profits.

Cons: The initial set-up is cumbersome and requires a good amount of upfront effort. However, once this process is complete, using the day-to-day programs are fairly easy.

Vendor Response

by Paycom on 24/12/2020

Thank you for the review and feedback! We're thrilled you find our software easy to navigate. Please share any enhancements you would like to see from us with your dedicated specialist or with our team at [email protected]

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 22/12/2020
Karissa B.
President
Food & Beverages, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    2 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    2 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    0/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/02/2020

"Bait and switch, twice"

Comments: Bait and switch, twice now. Do not recommend.

Pros: Client specialist is excellent at responding.

Cons: Beware this is a company that seems to be having some internal changes to its policies and practices. The first sign is when our sales person quit. Upper Management and local sales team members blame others instead of focusing on customer service and doing the right thing. We were absolutely "misled". Twice. We should have gone with Paylocity which was considerably less expensive but chose this company because it had excellent reviews and we were told that our price point would not change, that Paycom does not raise their prices on existing clients. Lie. Just received a notice of a 3.8% after one year. We were told price would only increase if we opted to use any future add on features they developed. We were also misled and told that what we signed on for included all the modules they offered at the time of signing. Another lie. When we went to get training on some of these features, we were told we didn't have them activated even though we provided email proof with our sales person that we were expecting to have access to these modules when we signed on. I do not trust this company. A little over a year with them and we've had two major issues where we've had the bait and switch pulled on us. Software is ok once you're trained. We've experienced payroll glitches with incorrect amounts being shown as being removed from our bank but all three times it was caught and fixed in time thankfully. I cannot recommend this company.

Vendor Response

by Paycom on 18/02/2020

We're saddened to see this as your experience, as what you have described does not meet our expected standards. We pride ourselves on cultivating strong partnerships with our clients through our commitment to transparent communication. We would love the opportunity to learn more about your feedback and how we can help to improve your experience. Please reach out to us at [email protected] We look forward to speaking with you, Karissa!

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/02/2020
Verified Reviewer
Human Resources Manager
Nonprofit Organization Management, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: GetApp
  • Reviewed on 02/11/2020

"A HRIS System That WORKS!!!"

Comments: In February of 2020, we were introduced to our Transitional Specialist and that was [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN]. WOW!! What an exceptional person and specialist [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] is. From the first meeting/training to the last meeting/training, she was able to teach, explain and get back to us on questions quickly which was always above and beyond. [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] was very clear on what she needed up front and was never hesitant to clarify things that were not clear to her. The one thing that stood out was the system that we had was not user friendly when it came to pulling certain information out to send to Paycom but that did not stop her from making it happen. Her work ethic was always professional and positive. Trainings were easy because she always took time to explain why each step was important as opposed to just click here and move on. Her note taking while training was happening impressed us because she never started a new training session each week without handling last week’s questions. She always had the items fixed or had the questions answered. [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] is incredible not only on the trainings but she always gets back to our emails in a timely manner every time!! Turnaround time and getting straight answers from [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] was so refreshing since our old system did not offer that. We are confident that the Paycom team all follow this policy. Paycom is a phenomenal HRIS system!

Pros: In every aspect from payroll to recruiting to onboarding Paycom understands the importance of people's time. Paycom functions are quick and easy to use. The approval process from department to employee is simple and easy. The phone app is quick and employees do not have to spend time looking for what they need, everything is laid out in a clear manner. Applicant tracking is easy from start to finish. Our company also has the expenses part and for our team it is really easy to work from their phone and then submit.
Payco definitely has many different components but each one is easy to use. This is a great investment because it is all at your fingertips. The last part is you don't have to get all the components at once you can customize the system to work for what is right for your company.

Cons: So far I do not have any cons. I am impressed with how the company runs.

Vendor Response

by Paycom on 03/11/2020

We're thrilled our software has helped streamline your HR initiatives! Thank you for the 5-star review!

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: GetApp
  • Reviewed on 02/11/2020