The smart choice for education payroll & HR.

Simplify your school finances with Gusto’s all-in-one payroll & HR. Fully integrated functionality saves you hours each month, all while reducing errors and keeping you compliant. Spend less time on paperwork and more time on what matters most—educating the future.

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Streamlined from A to Z

Save hours on admin when payroll, HR, compliance, and benefits are fully integrated in one easy-to-use platform.

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Better benefits, happier team

Gusto’s custom-built benefits packages give you the power to attract brighter talent while keeping your team happy and healthy.

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Compliance made easy

Secure document storage, built-in compliance, and employee self-service mean a single source of truth for all your sensitive data.

School payroll software

Payroll that’s easy to use and seriously smart.

Faculty or staff, salaried or by the hour, Gusto makes it easy to get the whole school paid accurately and on time. All federal, state, and local taxes are automatically calculated, filed, and paid—and time tracking, PTO, and benefits deductions are built right in. Employees can easily clock in and out, and admin can approve timesheets in just a few clicks.

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People-first HR

Empower admin and educators with intuitive HR.

Give a warm welcome to new hires with people-first hiring and onboarding, and keep veteran staff on track with powerful performance management and professional development tools. Our employee self-service portal allows team members to access paystubs and benefits, review and accept school policies, and easily track absences and leave requests, while AI-powered reporting lets admin stay on top of critical data.

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Better benefits

Keep your best and brightest with custom-built benefits.

Benefits are a must-have in the education industry. But Gusto makes it easier to attract and retain talent with custom no-cost, low-cost, and premium packages. We’ve got traditional medical and dental, sure, but add on free financial planning tools, commuter benefits, wellness packages, workers’ comp, and more. 

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Built-in compliance

Running a school is hard enough. Let us lighten the load.

Gusto helps take the complexity out of compliance with built-in minimum wage, overtime, ACA and COBRA, as well as new-hire tax registration in all 50 states. Create custom handbooks, stay on top of certifications, and even run background checks on new hires from within Gusto. Our secure platform gives you a single source of truth for everything from tax docs to performance plans, saving time and reducing room for error across the board.

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