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BambooHR by BambooHR LLC

BambooHR is the number one HR software for small and medium sized businesses. BambooHR’s cloud-based system has beautifully designed, intuitive features including an applicant tracking system (ATS), onboarding with electronic signatures, automated time-off tracking, and innovative performance management. This gives HR managers more time for meaningful work. Executives get accurate, timely reports, and employees can self-service their time-off using a convenient mobile app. Clients include many industry leaders like Stance, Soundcloud, and FanDuel among thousands of others in over 80 countries worldwide. Visit or give us a call to watch a free demo and start a free trial today.
Cost of Ownership

Typical pricing/cost structure for BambooHR:

License/Subscription Cost Based on the number of users. Average cost $7 per user per month.
Maintenance Cost - On-premises solution: 20% p.a.
- Cloud-based solution: $0
Installation/Implementation Cost - On-premises solution: Server installation + local installation
- Cloud-based solution: $0
Customization Cost Will vary depending on the functional requirements such as dashboards and reporting needs, type of data to be tracked, complexity of workflows, additional data fields, UI changes, etc.
Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching Cost Dependent on your current software, amount of data to be migrated, complexity of the data fields, level of automation and data migration tools to be utilized for transfer of data from the old to the new software
Training Cost This cost is a factor of the type of training opted by an Organization, whether it is end-user training or group/department training or video/self-training. Costs will typically increase as one moves from video/self-training towards end-user training
Recurring/Renewal Costs NA
Pricing Details
Category Description Price/Details
  • 100% web based
  • Limited Applicant Tracking Service
  • 50 MB Storage / Employee
  • Salary & Job History
  • Basic Reports
  • Employee Directory
$6 per user per month
  • All Basic Features
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Self Service
  • Benefit Tracking
  • Advanced, Custom Reports
  • Training Tracking
  • Custom Alerts
  • Custom Permissions
  • Powerful Batch Editing
  • Custom Approvals
  • 100 MB Storage/Employee
  • Enhanced Applicant Tracking Service
  • Customizable Interface and Data Fields
$8 per user per month
Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment?
  • On-premise
  • Cloud-based/SaaS
Pricing Model What is the pricing model?
  • For SaaS based product: Subscription based depending on the number of employees plus a one-time implementation fee, plus an optional training fee
  • For on-premises product: Pricing based on installation fees, data migration, updates or custom development, ongoing consulting, cost of additional software users and other IT maintenance costs
Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase?
  • Basic: Minimum subscription cost $99 per month
  • Professional: Minimum subscription cost $299 per month
Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Yes
Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? Yes
Product Ownership

Some of the product limitations include:

  • Does not support benefit and payroll administration
  • Lacks eTDS integration and compliance management. Users cannot e-file I-9 through the software
  • Does not provide complete 360 review feedback and appraisal management
  • Does not enable administration of employee base salaries and hourly pay, bonus and/or overtime programs, arrear calculation or advance payments
  • Limited analytical and reporting capabilities
  • Users can post job requisitions however, it does not allow posting company’s email or information on different job boards making it difficult for the potential candidate to view any company information
  • Lacks career planning for employee growth and development
  • Not compatible with swap cards
Competitor Pricing

Accountable Pricing

  • Starting from: $99.00/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Zoho People Pricing

  • Starting from: $39.00/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Recruitee Pricing

  • Starting from: $19/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available


  1. Spend less time on time-off: Save hours of valuable time with our automated time off requests and approvals. Create your own categories of time off—like sick days, bereavement, jury duty and more. Set accrual policies to track available and used time-off. You can even generate time-off reports. 
  2. Centralize employee information: BambooHR consolidates all of your employee information from all of your locations into a single view. You can then access, control, sort, analyze, and take action on the data instantly—from your office, the road or home. 
  3. Control access for different types of users: The great thing about our software is that everyone can access the data they need—but only within the permissions you control. We make it easy to create custom user groups with different levels of access 
  4. Generate Reports: Ah, reports—the bane of HR departments everywhere.  But now with just a few clicks, you can export data into beautiful reports—whether you use the reports we’ve already set up, or ones you create. They’ll all be automatically stored in the report library. 
  5. Receive alerts: BambooHR ensures that your people won’t fall through the cracks. How? By making sure you never miss another training deadline, license renewal, birthday or benefit date. Our alerts feature notifies you of upcoming events, so you stay one step ahead. 
  6. Work globally: Our global settings support all popular currencies, so you can track payroll in pesos, yens, Euros—whatever the local currency is.  And for those of you who have offices in different corners of the world, we currently support six languages, so more people can see the software in their native tongue.