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A People-Centered Approach Streamline, automate, engage. PayNorthwest’s software and service bring clarity and peace of mind to mid-size and growing businesses.

Who Uses This Software?

Our HCM platform offers the depth and breadth needed by mid-sized and growing organizations looking for ways to more efficiently and productively manage and engage their workforce.

  • Large Enterprises (>10,000)
  • Small/Medium Businesses
  • Mobile Application
  • Self-Hosted Cloud-based
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Documentation
  • Live Online
  • Business Hours

What is PayNorthwest?

We believe in the power of a diverse, equitable and inclusive business community, and we strive to foster in ourselves and others anti-racist workplace practices.

Camaraderie comes standard here. Problem solvers with a sense of humor always welcome.

Our leadership approach is supportive and inclusive, with continuous learning built in to the workflow in every department.

Streamline, automate, engage. PayNorthwest’s software and service bring clarity and peace of mind to mid-size and growing businesses that see the smart use of technology as a means to becoming a better, more productive and modern employer.

Largest independent human capital management solution provider in the Pacific NW
Freedom and resources to make decisions in the best interest of clients
Dedicated support specialist assigned to YOU
You will have your specialist’s direct contact information along with access to a team of additional support experts, should you need it.
Hundreds of HR automation projects implemented
Including performance evaluations, on-boarding, application tracking and online enrollment
Serving clients across the US and Canada
More than 45,000 employees and 900 client businesses located in five time zones
Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company four years running
40%+ compound annual growth last six years
Billions of payroll and tax dollars processed for clients annually
Millions of pay statements and billions of dollars processed, paid, and securely delivered on behalf of clients
Smooth Start Implementation
Get the most out of the system. Custom training on YOUR schedule.


Overview of PayNorthwest benefits

Payroll data is at the heart of the employee record. Enjoy the confidence of knowing that your payroll data is accurate, available but tightly controlled and never out of sync with other parts of the employee record.

A platform designed to for complex payrolls and everyone who has to manage them. Our highly capable accrual, tax, cost center and reporting engines enables a high level of precision, performance and reliability. Automatic notifications alert you of important events and remind you of upcoming critical tasks. And, your data is never held captive: your data and report are exportable into common formats, such as Excel, Word, PDF and HTML.



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