Working Here

Paychex is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, veteran status, age, marital status, sexual preference, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We will make reasonable accommodations for individuals requiring them in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. To request an accommodation during the application process, please contact (585) 385-6666.

Collaborative Culture

At Paychex, our team oriented culture enables our employees to reach their fullest potential. We celebrate diverse perspectives and talent, and encourage our employees to bring their insights and recommendations to the table. Paychex was born of the philosophy that one great idea can change the world. We continue to thrive on that same principle by empowering our employees to be visionaries. So, what are your great ideas?

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Commitment to Diversity

Our 13,000+ employees are truly our greatest asset, and we strive to promote a diverse and inclusive environment for each one of them. This commitment isn’t just the right thing to do, it also makes good business sense; a diverse workforce means we’re able to tap into a wide range of perspectives and backgrounds when making business decisions and better serve our heterogeneous client base. Diversity and inclusiveness — of people, views, and ideas — has helped Paychex get to where we are today and will be an important part of our future.

At Paychex, we embrace the rich diversity of employees and clients. We foster a culture of inclusion and engagement where everyone has a voice, a sense of belonging and the opportunity to develop a thriving career.

 

Transitioning Military

Paychex thanks military veterans for their commitment, leadership, and service to our country. We proudly count on our employees who are former and active members of the military to bring their valuable skills to our company, and we look forward to welcoming many more.

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Benefits

Paychex is committed to rewarding its employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefit package. From health care plans to retirement planning and wellness programs, we provide our employees with resources to help manage life’s twists and turns at any given time.

Health Care

MEDICAL COVERAGE (INCLUDES VISION)

  • Begins: 1st of the month following date of hire.
  • Description: Three options available: Exclusive, Value, and Economy.
  • Employee Contribution: Shared expense; employees' biweekly contributions made with pretax dollars.

PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE

  • Begins: 1st of the month following date of hire.
  • Description: Employees and their eligible dependents can purchase prescription drugs through a network of participating pharmacies, or through mail-order service.
  • Employee Contribution: Shared expense; employees' biweekly contributions made with pretax dollars.

DENTAL COVERAGE

  • Begins: 1st of the month following date of hire.
  • Description: Core or Buy-Up options.
  • Employee Contribution: Shared expense; employees' biweekly contributions made with pretax dollars.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT

  • Begins: 1st of the month following date of hire.
  • Description: Provides employees the option to pay for eligible out-of-pocket medical and/or dependent care expenses from pretax contributions.
  • Employee Contribution: Employees' contributions made with pretax dollars.
Health & Wellness

ACTIVE HEALTH

  • Begins: May vary depending on date of hire.
  • Description: Provides employees an opportunity to earn rewards for participating in specified health and wellness activities.
  • Employee Contribution: Must meet program requirements.

HEALTH ADVOCATE

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Provides employees and eligible dependents with confidential assistance to understand health care needs, options, and solutions.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Provides employees and eligible dependents short-term confidential counseling to address personal concerns.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

PROFESSIONAL WORK LIFE BALANCE

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Assists employees by providing research and referrals on daily life issues and important life events.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

TOBACCO USE CESSATION PROGRAM

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Assists employees and their eligible dependents who wish to quit using tobacco.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

PAYCHEX ERGONOMICS PROCESS

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Provides employees with resources and tools to achieve a comfortable work station.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.
Time Off

VACATION

  • Begins: 1st full pay period following date of hire.
  • Description: Hire date anniversary-based system. New hires receive 10 days.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

FLOATING HOLIDAYS

  • Begins: 1st full pay period following 90 days of employment.
  • Description: Four floating holidays per anniversary year.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

HOLIDAY PAY

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Six paid holidays.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERISM

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Up to eight hours of paid time off (per calendar year) to volunteer with an approved 501(c)(3) organization.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid. Time must be taken during regularly scheduled hours.
Financial Benefits

401(K) PLAN

  • Begins: Date of hire (approved rollovers accepted).
  • Description: Contributions to the 401(k) Incentive Retirement Plan may be made with either pretax or after-tax (Roth) dollars or a combination of both. After one year of employment and after working 1,000 hours, employees are eligible to receive company matching contributions to their account.
  • Employee Contribution: 1-50 percent of pay. Paychex matches $.50 on each dollar invested through our 401(k) plan, up to a maximum of 4 percent compensation.

EMPLOYEE STOCK PURCHASE PLAN

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Employees may purchase shares of Paychex, Inc. stock at current market value via payroll deduction. No broker dealer fees for employees. Employees may gift shares to family and friends.
  • Employee Contribution: Employee contributions made with after-tax dollars.

FINANCE FITNESS EDUCATION PROGRAM

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Provides financial education in a group setting with topics ranging from personal finances to retirement planning.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.
Income Protection

SICK PAY

  • Begins: 1st full pay period following 90 days of employment.
  • Description: Five to unlimited paid days per anniversary year based on job category. Potential rollover of a portion of unused sick time into the floating holiday bank.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

SHORT-TERM DISABILITY

  • Begins: One month after date of hire.
  • Description: After seven calendar days, Paychex pays 60 percent of base pay each week for up to 26 weeks. In addition, we offer a salary continuation benefit based on job category.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

LONG-TERM DISABILITY (LTD)

  • Begins: One year after date of hire.
  • Description: After 26 weeks of qualifying disability, LTD may pay 60 percent of monthly salary (less other income benefits).
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Workers' compensation coverage is set by individual state law for employees who are hurt on the job or suffer a job-related illness. Covers necessary medical treatment and may pay a portion of salary after a waiting period if unable to work.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

BUSINESS TRAVEL ACCIDENT

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Up to $50,000.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.
Group Term Life Insurance

EMPLOYEE BASIC LIFE INSURANCE

  • Eligible: 1st of the month following date of hire.
  • Description: One times annual salary subject to plan maximums.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

EMPLOYEE OPTIONAL LIFE AND ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT (AD&D) INSURANCE

  • Eligible: 1st of the month following date of hire.
  • Description: Up to six times salary (including 1x basic life insurance) and AD&D insurance in multiples of $50,000.
  • Employee Contribution: Contribution based on age and tobacco usage. 100 percent employee-paid with after-tax dollars.

DEPENDENT LIFE INSURANCE FOR SPOUSES

  • Eligible: 1st of the month following date of hire.
  • Description: Up to $250,000.
  • Employee Contribution: Contribution based on age and tobacco usage. 100 percent employee-paid with after-tax dollars.

DEPENDENT LIFE INSURANCE FOR CHILDREN

  • Eligible: 1st of the month following date of hire.
  • Description: Up to $5,000.
  • Employee Contribution: Set cost per month, regardless of number of children enrolled, paid with after-tax dollars.
Personal and Professional Development

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

  • Begins: Eligible 1st of the month following date of hire for courses beginning after eligibility date.
  • Description: Reimbursed to a maximum of $6,500 per calendar year.
  • Employee Contribution: Paychex reimburses for tuition, lab fees, and textbooks on approved courses.

TRAINING PROGRAMS

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Recognized nationally by Training magazine's Training Top 125 Award, which ranks businesses according to their level of investment in workforce development.
Additional Employer-Provided Programs

ADOPTION ASSISTANCE

  • Begins: One year after date of hire.
  • Description: Provides employees with reimbursement of up to $4,000 per child for qualified expenses associated with adopting a child (lifetime limit of two children per employee).
  • Employee Contribution: Shared expense.

EMPLOYEE DISCOUNTS/VOLUNTARY PROGRAMS

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Provides employees with a variety of national discounts offered through various companies (e.g., childcare, group long-term care insurance, group auto and home insurance, banking services, worldwide travel assistance).
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent funded by employee.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

  • Begins: One year after date of hire.
  • Description: Provides employees' children a possible award of $1,000 for college enrollment and tuition with the opportunity to renew the award for up to three years.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

REFERRAL PROGRAMS

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Provides eligible employees an award for referring new clients and new employees. ($100 - $2,000).
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.

SERVICE AWARDS

  • Begins: Date of hire.
  • Description: Thanks employees for contributing to the company's success at five-year intervals.
  • Employee Contribution: 100 percent employer-paid.
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Imagine Yourself Here

If you enjoy working in a challenging and rewarding environment that offers virtually limitless opportunities, then explore some of the career paths available to you here at Paychex. Afterwards, make sure to take a look at our current career opportunities and get started on your application.

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SALES

Paychex relies on you to be a face and voice of Paychex. You thrive in a fast-paced environment interacting with prospects and clients, helping businesses nationwide grow, and developing our customer base. Your motivation, knowledge, and drive will all help you succeed.

  • Selling Power's 50 Best Companies to Sell For in 2016
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

You take on technology’s greatest challenges head-on and help take the company to the next level. You provide support through consulting, training, problem resolution, and development of support tools and procedures. You’re focused on innovation, efficiency, and tools that support our clients.

  • Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT
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HUMAN RESOURCES

You set the standards in employee excellence. From benefits and training to recruiting and employee relations, HR offers you the opportunity to share your vast experience and expertise as part of our team. Build partnerships throughout Paychex and become an invaluable resource to employees across the company.

  • Training magazine's Top 125 Training Organizations in the U.S. in 2016
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ENTRY LEVEL

You're about to establish a solid foundation for your career! You contribute to the vision of our future and help keep the company cutting edge. You are thoughtful about client needs, think about quality service, and are in the thick of any number of our products and services. Take advantage of the many opportunities, experiences, and chances to grow here.

  • Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies in America
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OPERATIONS

You approach your responsibilities with a focus on finding solutions, not dwelling on the challenges. This helps you embrace client interactions and provide outstanding service and support. Your positive outlook and problem-solving skills help establish and maintain a pleasant working relationship with clients and agencies as part of the overall service experience.

  • Forbes' World's Most Innovative Companies
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  • Our Employees are Worth a Million

    Employee development is critical to our success. In fact, Paychex has been honored among Training magazine’s 2016 Top 125 list of training organizations for the fifteenth consecutive year. This is a testament to our commitment to employees, as we’ve provided more than 1.25 million hours of formal classroom and field instruction.

  • Locations Near and Far

    Headquartered in Rochester, NY, Paychex has 13,000+ employees across more than 100 offices in the continental United States and Europe. We have a strong commitment to train and promote from within, and encourage our employees to seek internal company opportunities in any location that suits their lifestyle.

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