Sage One Payroll - Top Competitors (Mar 2022)

Sage One Payroll Review
ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating:
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Small Business Payroll -> Sage One Payroll review -> Sage One Payroll competitors
Ranking:Ranked 5 out of 28 Small Business Payroll systems
Company: Sage
Pricing: starts at $7 per user/month
Typical customers: Small businesses and start ups
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Sage One Payroll review, Sage One Payroll pricing guide
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 22, 2022

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Sage One Payroll vs. Alternatives in 2023

Sage One Payroll competes with other payroll systems Paylocity, Rippling, and Paycom. We will compare these payroll systems in some specific aspects below.
  • Functionality: Sage One Payroll offers features like Support, payroll legislation, manage pay runs, automatic enrolment, Automatic integration with Sage Accounting, Shared access with accountants, etc. Paylocity offers features like Configurable, Pre-Process Register, Data Integration, Data Insights, mobile, etc. Rippling offers features like Federal, state, & local tax filing, W2, W4, 1099, & new hire filing, Workers compensation, Garnishments, Time tracking, Job costing & multiple pay rates, Direct deposit or check, Mobile app (available in Paylocity), etc. Paycom offers features like Beti, Paycom Pay, GL Concierge, Expense Management, Garnishment Administration, Payroll Tax Management, etc.
  • Customers/Industries: Sage One Payroll targets industries in Construction, Manufacturing, Wholesale Distribution, Chemicals, Food and beverage, professional services, and Nonprofits. Paylocity targets industries in Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Non-profit and Education, Restaurants and Hospitality, Retail and Wholesale, Tech and Professional Services, Transportation, and Logistics. Paylocity has customers like The Kennedy Group and Hathaway Brown School. Rippling targets industries in Industries, Technology, Professional Services, Financial Services, Retail, Non-profits, Marketing & Advertising, Manufacturing, Restaurants, Healthcare, etc. Rippling has customers like Trash Butler, Millennial Restaurant Group, Compass Coffee, Beam Dental, Superhuman, Double Good, etc. Paycom targets industries in Distribution, Education, Financial Institutions, Franchises, Health Care, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Non-profits, Professional Services, Restaurants, Retailers, Technology, Food & Beverage, Non-profit, professional sports, etc.
  • Cost: Sage One Payroll has a cost rating of 1.5/5, according to ITQlick expert cost analysis. This means it is low-cost payroll software. The rating system considers this software rated 1-2 as low-cost and 4-5 as high cost. Sage One Payroll starts at £7.00 per user, per month. The license cost information for Paylocity and Paycom is unavailable. Rippling starts from $8.00 per month, Per Feature, and has a free trial.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Sage One Payroll and all its alternatives are cloud-based.
  • Popularity: Sage One Payroll was developed by Sage group which is publicly traded on the LSE under the SGE symbol, with more than 2 million companies worldwide. Paylocity is also publicly traded on the Nasdaq under the PCTY symbol with 28,750+ companies who trust its software solutions to help manage their HR & Payroll needs
  • Scalability: Sage One Payroll can accommodate small businesses with 1-50 employees. Rippling and Paycomoffers a product that is built for businesses of all sizes.
  • Support: Sage One Payroll offers support channels like Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live Rep), and Chat. Rippling, and Paylocity offers all channels of Sage one payroll except a 24/7 (Live Rep). Paycom offers all channels of Sage one payroll except a 24/7 (Live Rep) and Chat.

Sage One Payroll alternatives - for small & large Business

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Sage One Payroll that are worth checking out: ZenPayroll for SMBs, Web Pay for large size business, Patriot PAY for growing companies, and BrightPay for low budget organizations.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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)
Functionality
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Sage One...
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$7 per user/month
Functionality
19
Best for SMBs
ZenPayroll
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$39 per month
Functionality
11
Best for Enterprise
Web Pay
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
27
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Growing
Patriot ...
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$10 per month
Functionality
16
Free version
BrightPay
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$59 per year
Functionality
8


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