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Rippling vs. Paylocity

According to 10,500+ reviews*, users preferred Rippling over Paylocity for 4 reasons:

Rippling automates more admin work

Rippling has higher rated customer support

Rippling offers more advanced reporting

Rippling integrates with more third-party apps

*Reviews compiled across G2, TrustRadius, and Capterra



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Rippling automates more admin work

Unlike Paylocity, Rippling automates admin work out of the box across all of your HR modules. Your processes can also be automated through the custom workflow builder which features pre-built workflow templates and can trigger actions in third-party applications.

Custom workflow builder

Build custom workflows across any HR module

Automatically enforce federal, state, and local time and labor rules

Trigger actions based on any event (e.g. compensation changes, involuntary terminations, promotions, etc.)

Trigger over 20 actions (e.g. surveys, payments, emails, Slack/Teams messages)

Rippling has higher customer satisfaction scores

Unlike Paylocity, Rippling won’t put you on hold. Rippling's live chat instantly connects you to the right support specialist based on the module you’re in. Rippling's dedication to support is why we are the first in the industry to publish our support metrics online.

Live chat

Customer help center

Live video calls with screen-sharing

Public live support metrics

Average response time


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Rippling has more advanced reporting capabilities

Rippling allows you pull in nearly any piece of data from your HR, IT, Finance, and third-party systems, and then view or visualize it any way you want to. All without a single spreadsheet.

Pre-built reports



Custom cross-module reporting

Visualize any report

Excel functionality

(e.g.  pivot tables, formulas, etc.)

Report on data across your HR, IT, Finance, and third-party systems

Control what data people can view and edit based on any employee attribute (e.g. role, level, etc.)

Rippling integrates with more third-party apps

Rippling integrates with 175 more applications than Paylocity. Rippling’s integrations are also deeper because it is an identity provider. That means you can push and pull data with applications like Google Calendar and Jira.

App Shop

Total number of third-party integrations

Can automate actions in third-party applications

(e.g. creating Jira tickets)

(only license provisioning)

What ex-paylocity users say

Rippling makes HR easy. Simple Payroll, health insurance, 401K, recruiting, and on-boarding out of the box and all-in-one. If I could sum up Paylocity in one word it would be "headache."

IT & Services Company

Less than 50 Employees

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