OnPay Payroll Review

OnPay is an affordable solution for small businesses looking to add standalone payroll software.

    Davina Ward
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  • Chelsea Krause
  • REVIEWED BY

    Chelsea Krause

    Lead Staff Writer

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Total Rating 4.2
Pricing3.0

Ease Of Use4.5

Features4.4

Customer Service4.1

User Reviews4.7

Payroll Processing Time

2-4 Days

Pricing

$40/month + $6/person/month

Business Size

Small to mid-sized businesses (1-500+ employees)

OnPay At A Glance

  • OnPay is an online payroll service that enables small to mid-sized businesses to pay employees and manage payroll taxes at the federal, state, and local levels.
  • In addition to offering essential payroll services, OnPay also boasts basic HR solutions, including digital onboarding, an employee self-service portal, PTO management, employee directories, access to an HR resource library, and much more.
  • OnPay doesn’t offer built-in time tracking, but does integrate with QuickBooks Time, Deputy, and When I Work to sync attendance data with payroll.

 


Davina Ward

Davina Ward

Senior Staff Writer
Davina joined Merchant Maverick in 2022, covering small business payroll and accounting. She began writing for small businesses in 2018 and has since gained expertise in the SaaS industry. She earned her Bachelor’s of Arts in English Literature from SUNY Geneseo in 2018. She currently resides in New York.
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Payroll Software Review Methodology

We research, evaluate, and test each payroll software app that we review at Merchant Maverick, placing special emphasis on key characteristics to generate granular ratings.

Our exhaustive, 76-point rubric guides the star rating of each payroll provider we review, examining pricing, ease of use, features, customer service, and user reviews. Each section is weighted differently.

  • Pricing (10% of the overall rating)
  • Ease of Use (20% of the overall rating)
  • Features (40% of the overall rating)
  • Customer Service (20% of the overall rating)
  • User Reviews (10% of the overall rating)

When rating payroll software, we are looking for very specific qualities. The speed and cost of payroll runs and the availability of tax filing services are given high weight, as are the quality and availability of accounting, time-tracking, HR integrations, and user onboarding services. We also look for the presence of client and employee portals, benefits administration, PTO and time management tools, and many more vital features.

Learn more about how we rate payroll software providers.




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