2022 ADP Payroll Pricing and Fee Guide – Forbes Advisor


ADP offers four plans for payroll services. However, the price of each plan is not public. The cost is based on the number of employees and the complexity of the needs. To get a quote, you must complete an ADP online pricing form or speak directly to a sales representative about your business needs. Based on payroll user reports only, the Essential plan starts at $59 per month plus $4 per employee.

ADP packages [Compared]


The Essential plan is designed for startups and established businesses that need basic payroll tools. Basic payroll features include direct deposit, checks, and debit card options, W-2 and 1099 creation, new hire reporting, multi-jurisdictional payroll for employees who live in different states, and a general ledger (GL) interface that exports journal entries from ADP to QuickBooks. , Xero, Creative Solutions or generic file without re-entering data.

Essential plan HR tools include new hire onboarding and ADP employee access where employees can view payroll history, manage ADP retirement accounts, and sign up for paperless pay statements.


ADP’s most popular plan is the Enhanced Payroll Plan. In addition to all the tools in the Basic Plan, the Enhanced Plan includes more recruiting tools. Background checks to verify social security numbers, criminal history, and current county of residence are included, as is check signing for added security and full state unemployment insurance management. Users automatically receive updated labor law posters to maintain compliance with posting regulations.

It is an ideal plan for companies that are constantly hiring employees as it also includes ZipRecruiter. The leading online job market posts to over 100 job boards to find qualified candidates.


The Complete Plan offers all the payroll services of the Enhanced Plan plus basic HR support. Key HR tools included are an employee handbook wizard to help companies create a comprehensive employee handbook based on federal employment laws, salary benchmarking information to help companies to stay competitive in the hiring market, a central library containing thousands of HR templates, including best practice guidelines, essential forms and documents and related policies, and an HR toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance for day-to-day HR tasks, such as hiring and termination. The plan also includes an HR help desk for live phone and email support.

HR professional

The HR Pro is ADP’s highest plan. It includes all the enhanced HR services ADP has to offer. In addition to all the features of the full plan, the HR Pro includes enhanced employee handbook support to help you create your company’s employee handbook, training courses for employers and employees such as workplace harassment, sales, HR record keeping and sexual harassment prevention training and prepaid legal assistance. from ADP’s partner, Upnetic Legal Services. The plan also includes an enhanced HR Helpdesk with a designated team of HR Business Advisors, who are available for ad-hoc questions and audits.


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