Compare Hubstaff and Gusto - Jan 2023

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jan 28, 2023

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Hubstaff or Gusto?

Gusto is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Hubstaff, and Gusto is rated higher (99/100) than Hubstaff (94/100). Hubstaff offers users more features (10) than Gusto (9).

Looking for the right Employee Management solution for your business? Buyers are primarily concerned about the real total cost of implementation (TCO), the full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, and the pros and cons. In this article we compare between the two software products:

Hubstaff Vs. Gusto

Hubstaff: We provide a SAAS solution for Employee Productivity and time tracking. We specialize in servicing companies that have many virtual employees or a service related business where you must communicate hours worked to your clients. Hubstaff helps make this process automatic and accurate providing screenshots and exact detail of the work completed.

Gusto: Gusto was started in 2011 by best friends Josh, Tomer and Eddie to help every business in the world put people first. In 2015, we expanded our payroll service to all 50 states and opened a new office in Denver. We changed our name from ZenPayroll to Gusto to celebrate our customers' courage and passion. We also added health benefits and compliance ...

Who is more expensive? Hubstaff or Gusto HR?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Employee Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance and support and other related services. When calculating the TCO, it's important to add all of these ”hidden costs” as well. We prepared a TCO (Total Cost) calculator for Hubstaff and Gusto HR.

Hubstaff price starts at $7 per user/month , On a scale between 1 to 10 Hubstaff is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Employee Management software. Gusto HR price starts at $39 per month , When comparing Gusto HR to its competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Employee Management software cost.

Bottom line: Gusto HR is more expensive than Hubstaff.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared Hubstaff Vs. Gusto based on some of the most important and required Employee Management features.

Hubstaff: Mobile Access, Billing & Invoicing, Automatic Time Capture, Hourly Employee Tracking, Multiple Pay Rates, Project Time Tracking, Salaried Time Tracking, Sick Leave Tracking.

Gusto HR: Payroll, Human Resources, Employee Onboarding, Workforce Management, Benefits Administration.

Target customer size

The software is a useful solution for businesses of all sizes and a variety of types. and Gusto HR's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Hubstaff

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $7 per user/month

Hubstaff is a web based time and attendance tracking solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as payroll management, weekly budget management, custom reporting, and others. The software was...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, Communications, Employee Management, Employee Onboarding.

Gusto

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $39 per month

A well-supported team is the key to a successful business. With Gusto easy-to-use platform, you can empower your people and push your business forward.

Categories: Check Printing, Performance Management, Document Management, Human Resources, Applicant Tracking.

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Hubstaff: 10 Features

Mobile Access
Billing & Invoicing
Automatic Time Capture
Hourly Employee Tracking
Multiple Pay Rates
Project Time Tracking
Salaried Time Tracking
Sick Leave Tracking
Workstation Tracking
Time Tracking

Gusto HR: 9 Features

Payroll
Human Resources
Employee Onboarding
Workforce Management
Benefits Administration
Applicant Tracking
Compliant With HIPAA
Business tax
Task Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Hubstaff
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$7 per user/month
Functionality
21
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Gusto
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$39 per month
Functionality
20
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ActivTrak
ITQlick rating
3.3/5
Score
79/100
Pricing
6.2/10
License pricing
$10 per user/month
Functionality
3
PeopleDo...
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
79/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$0.01 per license
Functionality
8
WebWork
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
75/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$3 per user/month
Functionality
4

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Shlomi Lavi is an entrepreneur and founder of ITQlick.com. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information Systems Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 17 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant and implementation expert for small, medium and large-sized (global) companies. Shlomi’s goal is to share the best knowledge and news about information systems so you can make smarter buying decisions for your business.