Namely Reviews

Get recent customer reviews of Namely payroll software, along with pricing info, essential company facts, and answers to common questions.

Updated on June 10th, 2019

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Namely is a cloud-based HR, talent management, benefits and payroll platform for mid-sized companies.

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Namely costs between $15.00 and $30.00 per month per employee, with an additional $50.00 - $80.00 per employee implementation fee, according to our research.

Namely Reviews

Pros: Easy to use, great customer service.

Cons: Setup can be complicated and time-consuming. Per employee pricing can get expensive.

Bottomline: Good choice for mid-sized companies looking to automate HR tasks.

Key Information:


Matt Straz




New York, NY

Number of Employees


Number of Customers



Elisa Steele


195 Broadway, 15th FloorNew York, NY 10007

Phone Number

+1 855-626-3591


News and Activity:


News or Activity

August 2, 2018

Namely Raises $60,000,000 Series E Investment

May 15, 2018

Elisa Steele Replaces Matt Straz as Namely CEO Amid Misconduct Claims

Namely vs. Workday:





$15 - $30 per employee.

$100 - $200 per employee.

Free Trial?

Demo only.

Demo only.

Average Customer Rating




24/7 Online and Phone.

24/7 Online and Phone.

For Companies Sized


Medium to Enterprise




Brittney Braganza -

Investing in Namely has greatly benefited our company. My organization is extremely happy with Namely. It has truly been a time and sanity saver!

Eric Ashman -

Matt, we use namely at Thrillist. It's great. Just ran performance reviews on the platform. Happy to discuss.

Central Oklahoma Family Medical Center -

I’ve been blown away by the turnaround time on inquiries. Namely’s support team takes care of me and my organization. It’s like we’re the #1 customer every time.

botug -

Namely can do just about everything we need. Plus it’s nice have one person to call if we have questions.

Eli Broverman -

We switched from Namely because it didn't support some features and functionality we needed.


Is Namely payroll good for small businesses?

Namely bills itself as a product for mid-size businesses, but they say their product is great for companies starting at 15 employees. Many businesses with 15 employees still consider themselves small, so it's likely that Namely HR software, including their payroll, will work for many small businesses.

Is there a Namely API for doing custom integrations?

Yes, the Namely HRIS does have an API for custom integrations. You can find the documentation for it here.

Is Namely a PEO?

No, Namely is not a PEO. Namely does not get involved in any legal aspect of Human Resources (HR).

What modern HR features does Namely offer?

  • Onboarding.
  • Employee profiles.
  • eSignature.
  • Time off tracking.
  • Social newsfeed.
  • Org charts.

How many people use Namely?

Namely claims that their software is used by over 1,400 HR leaders.