Paylocity is an American company which provides cloud-based payroll and human capital management software. It has been based in Illinois since its founding in 1997.
The company was founded as Ameripay Payroll Ltd. by Steve Sarowitz in 1997. It was renamed Paylocity in December 2005. It relocated from Franklin Park, Illinois to Elk Grove Village, and later to Arlington Heights. The company has leased 309,000 square feet of office space in the former headquarters of Zurich Insurance North America in Schaumburg, Illinois. The move will be complete in 2019.
It was one of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies according to Inc. Magazine in 2003, 2004, and from 2007 to 2014. The company was also included in the Deloitte Fast 500 as one of the fastest growing technology companies in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Paylocity held an initial public offering in March 2014, raising about $120 million.
The company was listed in Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2019.
Highest paying job titles at Paylocity include HR Business Partner, Head of Schools, and Event Manager