Paychex Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2021

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  • "Hard to have good work/life balance if you want to perform well(in 78 reviews)

  • "Sometimes sales reps fight over accounts(in 57 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Amazing company to work for!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Virtual New Business Sales in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paychex full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Ethical, good pay, great management, upward mobility, huge opportunities.

    Cons

    Highly competitive (positive and negative depending on personality), not much.

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    Paychex Response

    October 16, 2020Employer Brand Manager

    We're happy to hear that you're happy here! Welcome to Paychex!

  2. "Paychex, a great place to work!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - District Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Paychex full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Outside of the norm, it would have to be the culture

    Cons

    A little behind times, but it is effective


  3. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paychex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company culture and sales training

    Cons

    No cons to add as it is a great company to work for

  4. "Great experience!"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Payroll Specialist in Denver, CO

    I worked at Paychex full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Team environment, Training, Management, Fun, Challenging Location

    Cons

    Corporate (NY) on-site payroll training no longer offered.

  5. "Paychex is a Win"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - RETIREMENT SALES in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paychex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    High commission Company cares about their employees Great work life balance

    Cons

    Lackluster management team who’s main focus should be to make sales people the best at their job.

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  6. "Good starting sales gig out of college"

    4.0
    Former Employee - District Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Paychex full-time

    Pros

    culture is pretty dang fun

    Cons

    management can be really micro and macro at the worst times

  7. "Great work life balance"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paychex full-time

    Pros

    Work as much or as little as you need to in order to hit quota

    Cons

    Lower salary than industry standard

  8. "Good job"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - NSS in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paychex full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People are really nice and helpful

    Cons

    Sucks calling people all day

  9. "Great company to work for!"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Director of Sales in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Paychex full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lucrative upside, great training, products and services really meet customer neeeds.

    Cons

    Highly contested space with more ankle biter companies popping up everyday. Pricing pressure being created vs value. Work life balance is really tough.

  10. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Rochester, NY

    I have been working at Paychex full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Paychex is a great place to work, you will get a lot of opportunities and you will learn a lot.

    Cons

    The team you are working can change frequently.

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