Paychex Overview

  • www.paychex.com
  • Rochester, NY
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1971
  • Company - Public (PAYX)
  • Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

Paychex, Inc. is a recognized leader in the payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing industry, with a steadfast commitment to success and a record of achievement that continues a tradition of delivering excellence.
Mission: The company was founded in 1971 by B. Thomas Golisano with just $3,000 and a good idea – to make payroll outsourcing easy and affordable for small businesses. From those early days with just one employee, Paychex now has more than 14,000 employees serving more than half a ...

Company Updates

30 March 2022
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Paychex has been recognized as one of the top training organizations in the world with a 2022 Training APEX Award presented by Training magazine. Paychex ranked number five on the list, its highest-ever ranking after 21 consecutive appearances, including a number seven ranking in 2021. “Paychex has a long-standing commitment to developing innovative training programs for our employees. The challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic reinforced this commitment and presented an opportunity for our team to evaluate and launch new training initiatives that allow employees to hone their skills and prioritize learning and development in an increasingly digital world,” said Karen McClendon, chief human resource officer at Paychex. “The recognition by Training magazine is a testament to our team’s steadfast dedication and efforts, and the success of our extensive training programs.”
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Paychex Ranks Number Five on List of World's Best Training Organizations
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30 March 2022
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Paychex, Inc. has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies. This marks the 14th year Paychex has earned the designation, including consecutively since 2012.
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Paychex Named One of The World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere for the 14th Time
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Paychex Reviews

3.8
71%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Martin Mucci
Martin Mucci
2,102 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Love my job"

22 Nov 2022 - Payroll Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Treated great, amazing benefits. Like a family

Cons

Extremely heavy work load every week.

Advice to Management

There is absolutely nothing they can do to make it better. I love everything about my job
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Diversity & Inclusion at Paychex

4.0
(1086 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Here at Paychex, we know that only through embracing individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talents can we deliver first-class service and innovative solutions. That’s why we’re dedicated to fostering a culture of intentional Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) and are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.

Our commitment to integrity has earned us recognition a one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere®, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. We are proud to have achieved this recognition 13 times, and consecutively since 2012.

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Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Paychex Interviews

Experience
Positive54%
Negative28%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online49%
Recruiter22%
Employee Referral18%
Difficulty
2.9
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  1. Software Engineer Co-Op Interview

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Simple video interview, asked pretty standard personal questions and a few easy questions about object-oriented programming. Less than 30 minutes overall, similar to most interviews for positions like this. Interviewer was friendly and cordial.
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Paychex Awards & Accolades

  • Best SMB-focused Solution in 2021HR Tech2021
  • World’s Most Ethical Companies 2021 - 13 Time HonoreeEthisphere® Institute2021
  • #7 World’s Best Training OrganizationTraining Top 125, Training Magazine2021
  • FORTUNE's World's Most Admired CompaniesFortune Magazine2021
  • 2021 BIG Innovation AwardBusiness Intelligence Group (BIG)2021

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Paychex FAQ

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Does Paychex offer massages?

...Good Pay, Benefits, Free Lunches from time to time....

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People Also Ask about Paychex

Employees rate Paychex 3.8 out of 5 stars based on 4,145 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Paychex, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Paychex and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 71% of employees would recommend working at Paychex to a friend. This is based on 4,028 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

54% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Paychex as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.9 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Paychex.

69% of employees think that Paychex has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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