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?

Paycom provides user-friendly HR and payroll technology to enhance the entire employee life cycle, all in a single software. Our comprehensive software is unique because it’s truly everything you need — from hire to retire — in one system to empower your entire organization. Through our self-service app, employees can easily request time off, clock in and out, access their paystubs and more, anywhere and anytime, allowing them to be accountable for the accuracy of their personal data.

Paycom Details

Paycom

http://www.paycom.com/

Founded 1998

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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 2020/07/21

"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 2020/07/29

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 2020/07/21
Tony B.
Director of Human Resources
Oil & Energy, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    4 /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 
  • Reviewed on 2020/09/11

"A really good system a couple of short steps from greatness"

Comments: The software is progressing nicely and is very easy to use. Customer care at the account level is very good. Direct customer service sometimes lacks skills, but part of that is due to the fact that there are so many new features and add ins being released right now that their customer service team seems a little behind the curve of indepth knowledge. Overall the stongest product on the market for small to medium sized companies.

Pros: The UI and ease of use is at the top of the market. Large easy blocks and buttons to click on make daily use very easy. Reporting isn't perfect by at the top of everything I've used or seen so far.

Cons: The system still hasn't caught up to how employees think about HSA's. Employees think of contributions to their HSA's in terms of how much comes out of each paycheck and not how much they want to contribute on an annual basis, but the tool forces them to look at it in a yearly format. The request is in and hopefylly they'll fix it soon, but it's there.

Vendor Response

by Paycom on 2020/09/15

Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear you find our system user-friendly. We also appreciate your feedback and will share it with our team. We would love the opportunity to learn how we can create a 5-star experience for you. Please share any other enhancements you would like to see from us with your dedicated specialist or with our team at [email protected]

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  • Reviewed on 2020/09/11
Kristin D.
Office Administration
Construction, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2021/04/15

"So far it's the best payroll company I've used"

Comments: Great customer service. I haven't used all of the functions available yet such as onboarding a new hire but overall I'm very pleased.

Pros: Online portal & payroll processing, vast report options, mobile app, EE file management.

Cons: When researching Paycom the only negative review I seemed to come across was difficulty with the software. To a non-tech savvy person I can see how this would be true but the staff were absolutely great about scheduling times to train me and go over any questions I had. They also made sure to have me go through necessary functions rather than just sit & watch.

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by Paycom on 2021/04/16

A simple, easy-to-use software is our top priority at Paycom and we are glad our mobile app has helped you access everything you need. Thank you for the 5-star review!

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  • Reviewed on 2021/04/15
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 2020/02/13

"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 2020/02/18

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!

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  • Reviewed on 2020/02/13
Nick T.
PM
Real Estate, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2021/02/16

"good but a lot of kinks"

Comments: overall good and we think it will ultimately become what we need it to be.

Pros: does a lot, once set up will really streamline operations and limit employer work for employees

Cons: difficult deployment, not set up for us properly and taking a lot of time and training to work out kinks and properly train teams

Vendor Response

by Paycom on 2021/02/23

Thank you for the 5-star review! We're glad to hear you find our software helps streamline your HR tasks. We appreciate your feedback, and feel free to share any other enhancements with our team at [email protected]

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 2021/02/16