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Paychex, Inc.

Paychex, Inc. is a recognized leader in the payroll and human resource industry, serving approximately 572,000 businesses nationwide. With president and chief executive officer Jonathan J. Judge at the helm, the Paychex commitment to its customers remains as strong today as it was when the company was founded by B. Thomas Golisano in 1971.

Golisano started the company with just $3,000 and a great idea – to make payroll outsourcing easy and affordable for small businesses. He saw the huge untapped market of American businesses with fewer than 100 employees. Golisano went to his employer at the time, a regional payroll processor for big businesses, with his plan. The company wasn’t interested, so Golisano struck out on his own. He launched Paychex with just one employee.

That small operation grew to include 18 franchises and partnerships, which were eventually consolidated into one private company in 1979. In 1983, Paychex went public and began trading on the NASDAQ Stock Market. Since then, Paychex has registered a record of steady growth.

Today, Paychex offers an ever-growing variety of payroll and human resource products and services to help clients do what they do best – run their business. From calculating payroll and filing tax payments to administering retirement plans and workers’ compensation, Paychex gives its clients relief from administrative hassles so they can focus on their bottom line.

In addition to its core payroll service, Paychex meets the more complex requirements of large businesses with its Major Market Payroll Services and Paychex Premier® Human Resources – a comprehensive human resource outsourcing solution for any size business.

Paychex is headquartered in Rochester, NY and has more than 100 locations across the country. In fiscal 2009, Paychex revenues exceeded $2 billion
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Paychex ranked No. 21 on Training magazine's list of Top 125 training organizations in the country. This is the eighth straight year Paychex has appeared on the list.
February 2009

FORTUNE ranked Paychex No. 39 on its list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in
America, the sixth time Paychex was chosen for the honor.
January 2009

Treasury & Risk
Treasury & Risk magazine recognized Paychex with two honors as part of the 2008 Alexander Hamilton Awards for Excellence, including a Gold Winner in Credit Risk Management and a Bronze in Enterprise Risk Management. The awards are presented annually in eleven categories in recognition of best practices in treasury and financial management.
November 2008

Bersin & Associates’ HILO 80
Bersin & Associates named Paychex to its HILO 80 – a list of 80 High-Impact Learning Organizations that represent best practices in implementation and execution of enterprise learning that drives business impact.
October 2008

IDG’s Computerworld ranked Paychex number 54 on its 2008 list of the top 100 workplaces for information technology (IT) professionals. The ranking is based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in specific categories and survey responses from IT employees. This year marks the fourth time Paychex participated in the survey and appeared on the list.
July 2008

Ethisphere magazine named Paychex one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.” Companies chosen for the prestigious honor were recognized for their strong leadership in ethics and compliance, advancement of social and ethical issues, and community engagement. This was the second year the institute issued the ranking, and Paychex has been included both times.
June 2008

For the seventh straight year, PLANSPONSOR magazine ranked Paychex among the top 401(k) recordkeepers in the country. The leading national publication on retirement issues placed Paychex first among companies surveyed by number of plans gained and by total recordkeeping-only plans. Paychex was also ranked the largest 401(k) recordkeeper by number of plans in CFO magazine’s 2008 401(k) Providers Guide.
June 2008

As of February 2009

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What We Do

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) is a leading national provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company offers comprehensive payroll services, including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, and employee pay services, including direct deposit, check signing, and Readychex®. Human resource and benefits outsourcing services include 401(k) plan recordkeeping, workers’ compensation administration, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, and other administrative services for business. Paychex was founded in 1971. With headquarters in Rochester, New York, the company has more than 100 offices and serves approximately 505,000 payroll clients nationwide. For more information about Paychex and our products, visit
Company Headquarters

Paychex, Inc.
911 Panorama Trail South
Rochester, NY 14625
Health Care -
  • Medical and Vision Benefits
  • Prescription Drug Benefit
  • Dental Benefit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical/Dental and Dependent Care

Life Management Balance
  • Life Management Balance -
  • Tobacco Use Cessation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • WellPower, Employee Wellness Program
  • Professional Work and Life Services
  • Travel Assistance Program
  • Childcare Program
  • Health Advocate
  • Ergonomic Solutions

Employee Development -
  • University of Paychex Training Programs (Many programs are certified by the American Council on Education for college credit.)
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Textbook Allowances

Time Away From Work -
  • Vacation
  • Floating Holidays
  • Holiday Pay
  • Family Leave

Income Protection -
  • Sick Pay
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Salary Continuation
  • Workers' Compensation

Survivor Benefits -
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Optional Employee Life Insurance
  • Optional Dependent Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance

Preparing for the Future -
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Financial Fitness Education Program

Additional Benefits -
  • Service Awards and Peer Recognition Programs
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Internal Career Opportunities
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Career Counseling and Mentoring
  • Employee Discounts
  • Scholarship Program

Voluntary Benefits -
  • Group Auto and Home Insurance
  • Banking Services
  • Group Long Term Care Insurance