Payroll Software Pricing Guide

Payroll software ensures your employees are paid correctly and on time. Pricing for payroll software can vary, so this guide will help you discover how much a solution might set you back. Click the column headers to sort, and click the product name to get more information, product videos, and user reviews. For a full listing of payroll tools, see Capterra's Payroll Software Directory.

  Product Free Version Starting Price Frequency Per User Price Details
Payroll Relief $1,495 Annually No
APS Payroll $50 Monthly No
BambooHR $8 Monthly Yes
Branch $1 Monthly Yes Contact us for a custom "Enterprise" plan that is built for scale.
Denali Payroll $1,999 One-time No Ask about our 30% discount
Gusto $45 Monthly No See Gusto's product plans at
Oolyo $2 Monthly Yes
QuickBooks Payroll $5 Monthly Yes
TimeDrop Time Clock $39 One-time No One-time purchase per computer. $3 Monthly Yes Free for 1-2 employees, 2.50 per employee after that.
Optimum Payroll $10,000 One-time No
Patriot Payroll $10 Monthly No Basic payroll is base price of $10 + $4 per each employee
Vista Payroll $40,000 One-time No
Rippling $35 Monthly No
Sage Payroll $50 Monthly No Full Service pricing varies with number of employees paid
SYNCrew $25 Monthly Yes Volume & non-profit discounts available. Support & data storage included. $5 Monthly Yes Please visit our website to see pricing details. Never pay base fees!
TransNational Full Service Payroll $30 Monthly Yes $4.00 for each addtl employee per month. Base price includes one employee.
Wagepoint $40 Monthly No Per Payroll U.S ($20 base + $2/employee) Canada ($20 base + $2/employee)
Payroll by Wave $20 Monthly No $20 per month + $4 per month, per employee.
WebHR $2 Monthly Yes As low as $ 1.0 per employee per month

Compare all software products on Capterra's Payroll Software Directory.