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Compare Paycor vs. Paylocity

Paycor vs. Paylocity

See why more than 30,000 customers choose Paycor to help them manage and develop employees and run their business.

We’re Trusted. We’re Recognized.
We Stand Out from the Crowd.


Purpose-Built for Leaders

Only Paycor’s unified HCM platform is designed to empower HR leaders, frontline managers, and the C-Suite.


Robust Network of Integrations

Modern, flexible integrations that complement any product suite.


Best-In-Class Implementation

Targeted training and change management support helps reduce post-implementation challenges.


Personalized Support Model

When customers reach out, we deliver responsive, personalized care.

Trusted by Users and Third-Party Evaluators

G2 Winter 2024 Easiest To Use Enterprise
G2 Winter 2024 Enterprise Leader
TrustRadius Most Loved Badge 2024
G2 Winter 2024 Highest User Adoption Enterprise
G2 Winter 2024 High Performer Enterprise

Why Do HR & Business Leaders Choose Paycor?

product screenshot Paycor Smart Sourcing

They Want to Find More Candidates Faster

Speed up sourcing time, identify active, passive, and diverse candidates, and automate employee referrals with Paycor Recruiting and Paycor Smart Sourcing.

Paycor Smart Sourcing

Leverage AI to find active, passive, and diverse candidates.

Save Time & Money

Uncover 67% more candidates, increase interviews by 30%, and lower sourcing costs by 28%.

Reach More Candidates & Reduce Drop Off

Easily create a fully branded careers site that matches your website, without IT help. Calendar integrations with Gmail and Outlook make it easy to connect with candidates.

Paycor product screenshot payroll dashboard

They Want a Payroll Solution That’s Easy to Use and Saves Time

Transform the way you process payroll with a modern, flexible solution that saves times, offers flexible pay options, and empowers you to make changes in real time.


Preschedule payroll cycles to run at the date and time you want, and we’ll keep you updates on the progress via Paycor Mobile.

Compliance Dashboard

Proactive notifications alert you to missing information and help with proper tax setup.

Mobile Wallet

Access earned wages, utilize flexible pay options, view paycheck details, and manage financial wellness in one place.

Paycor product screenshot reports

They Want a Better Way to Control Labor Expenses

Make smarter staffing decisions, manage timecards and scheduling in one place, set and track budget limits, and empower employees to pick up open shifts.

Set Budget Limits

Monitor schedules by shifts or jobs and establish budget caps to control labor costs and track daily expenses.

Scheduling Rules

Take control of your scheduling needs by setting daily or weekly rules and creating minimum rest times.

Pick Up Open Shifts

Employees set their own availability and pick up or drop shifts in real time.

Paycor product screenshot team performance

They Want to Improve Retention and Increase Engagement

Build winning teams and create a culture of accountability and engagement with tools that help employees focus on the right priorities and receive direction they need to be productive.   

1-on-1 Tool

Streamline conversations between managers and employees with customizable, preloaded templates.

Employee Ratings

Visualize individual performance, evaluate potential, and develop complementary coaching strategies with Paycor’s nine-box grid.

Track Goals

Align individual goals to top organizational goals and let employees see where they’re making the biggest impact, eliminating hours spent on unproductive work.

They Want HR Software Built for Leaders

From employee surveys, goal-tracking and performance reviews to self-paced leadership learning and a uniquely insightful leadership dashboard, Paycor helps leaders at all levels show up for their teams.

Pulse Surveys

Gather and convert employee feedback into real insights with employee pulse surveys — so you can get ahead of potential problems like turnover and low morale.

Paycor Paths

Deliver personalized, scalable, and compelling leadership development to help grow your frontline managers and future leaders, enhance culture across your organization, and increase employee engagement.

COR Leadership Dashboard

Paycor’s COR Leadership Dashboard provides valuable insights on manager effectiveness, helping companies identify coaching and development opportunities.

Paycor COR Leadership Framework leader insights example

Why Customers Love Paycor

“Paycor really took the time to get to know our business and understand what we needed. I’ve switched HR & payroll providers before and it wasn’t fun, but Paycor helped make the process very manageable.”

– Angie Martin, Dir. Human Resources, FRG

Discover the Paycor Difference Today!

Paycor builds HR & Payroll software for leaders, to help them manage and develop employees and run their business. Contact us to see how we can help.