The Best Payroll Software for Small Businesses According to G2 Crowd Fall 2016 Rankings

G2 Crowd finds SurePayroll tops satisfaction ratings while Paychex Flex earns highest overall market presence score

CHICAGO – November 9, 2016 – G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business software review platform, today released the Fall 2016 Small Business Payroll Software GridSM report to help small businesses make the best payroll technology buying decision. SurePayroll, QuickBooks Desktop, and ADP Workforce Now were named Leaders in the report, receiving a strong customer satisfaction score with a large market presence.

Patriot Payroll, APS Payroll Solution, Wagepoint, and Fuse Workforce Management were named High Performers in the report, earning strong customer satisfaction marks with smaller market presence scores. SurePayroll earned the highest overall satisfaction score, while Paychex Flex earned the highest overall market presence score.

The GridSM leverages customer satisfaction data reported by authenticated users along with vendor market presence determined from social and public data. Based on a combination of these scores, each software solution is categorized as a Leader, High Performer, Contender or Niche.

About the Small Business Payroll Software GridSM report:

  • The report is based on more than 430 reviews written by business professionals.
  • Of the 69 products listed in G2 Crowd’s Payroll category, the ranked products each received ten or more reviews to qualify for inclusion on the GridSM.

About G2 Crowd, Inc.

G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business software review platform, leverages more than 110,000 user reviews to drive better purchasing decisions. Technology buyers, investors, and analysts use the site to compare and select the best software based on peer reviews and synthesized social data. Monthly more than a half-million people visit G2 Crowd’s site. Co-founded by the founder and former executives from SaaS leader BigMachines and backed by roughly $12 million in capital, G2 Crowd aims to bring authenticity and transparency to business technology research. For more information, go to

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Adam Beeson

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