Warp vs. Gusto

Warp combines payroll, compliance, benefits and HR in one place for startups and small businesses. Never worry about admin work, focus on building your company.
warp vs. gusto

Why choose Warp over Gusto?

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Put compliance on autopilot

Unlike Gusto, which requires you to juggle different platforms for compliance, Warp integrates compliance in all 50 US states into one single platform. With Warp, businesses can onboard a new hire in a new state in just a few clicks.

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Grow as fast as you want

Companies today have dynamic needs: hiring in one state, hiring an international contractor, expanding to a new state and more. Warp is designed to grow with you, with pain-free growth upgrades available at the click of a button.

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Lightning fast customer service

With Warp, you get instant customer support versus having to deal with chatbots or waiting multiple business days for a human to reply to you. No more waiting around and tagging ten different people to get the help you deserve.

Compare features: Warp vs. Gusto

  • Pricing
  • International contractors
  • Payroll for US employees
  • Automated payroll state tax registrations
  • HR suite to manage team
  • Custom payment schedules
  • Account setup and migration
  • Added FX transaction fees
  • Bulk contractor payments
  • Invoices
  • Reimbursements
  • Offer letters
  • HR reports
  • Autopay for contractors
  • Time tracking
  • Tax credit services
  • Job postings and ATS
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Warp

All-in-one platform for fast-moving startups

  • All-in-one platform for $79/mo
  • $25/mo per person
  • Starts at $20/mo per person
  • Yes
  • Full service
  • Yes
  • Fully white-glove
  • Zero transaction fees
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
  • With integrations
  • Custom
  • No
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Gusto

Payroll solution for small and medium businesses

  • Platform starts at $80/mo
  • No
  • Starts at $6/mo per person
  • No
  • Full service
  • Yes
  • Self-serve
  • FX markup + fees on each transaction
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • No
  • Add-on
  • Add-on
  • Yes

Here's what our customers say

We switched from Rippling to Warp and I haven't been bothered by a single payroll-related notification since. Warp is truly built for founders.

Rahul Sonwalkar · Julius, Founder

Took me like 15 minutes to set everything up. Beautiful UI, intuitive UX. Probably one of the best products I've ever seen.

Avi Schiffmann · Tab, Founder

We dropped Gusto and Deel for Warp. This is hands down the best payroll product we've used.

Nick Simpson · Workmade, Founder

Warp is the best benefits and compliance tool I've ever used. I've used Rippling, Gusto, and Deel.

Harsh Patel · CEO, Macro

Clean product, easy to use, GREAT white glove onboarding. The Warp team untangled our sign up with Gusto (and a few .gov's) and has been providing great support through the process.

Hunter Brooks · Founder, Ellipsis

Great product. We got set up in Warp super easily and were able to pay international contractors within a day or two. Ayush and the team are super responsive and friendly which is a breath of fresh air when setting up payroll.

Jon O'Bryan · Founder, Atlas

Warp took 5 minutes of effort to set up. It's totally worth it for the peace of mind. Ayush and his team respond in minutes to any questions I have.

Raunak Chowdhuri · Founder, Reducto

Super fast turnaround for an intro call and onboarding. Ayush onboarded me live in our first 30-minute conversation, and his team has both been very responsive to questions and receptive to feedback. Very straightforward service which handles payroll and compliance with unbeatable price transparency. Consciously chose Warp over Gusto and Rippling because of the attention to service and focus on a core product which scales with your startup.

Elton Lossner · CEO, Hazel

Highly recommend. Took 5 mins to set up, the team is highly responsive (issues resolved in minutes not hours), and has made payroll hassle free.

Pranav Manpuria · Founder, Flux Auto

Warp made payroll effortless to set up. You get personalized support from Ayush and his team and that gave me a lot of confidence everything would be set up correctly.

Alex Pedersen · Founder, Egress

Great product, super easy to set up and Ayush is extremely responsive for any support issue

Yansen Zhou · Founder, Gopher AI

Fantastic product, and Ayush is incredible. Super easy to get set up. Some of the best UX I've seen in SaaS. If you need payroll, use Warp.

Karun Kaushik · Founder, Delve

Works great, and is super easy to use

Sam Yang · Founder, Bloom

Super easy to set up / use and great support as well!

Divyagnan Kandala · Founder, LinkGrep

Love using Warp. Team is super fast to respond and the platform is so easy to navigate — no fuss, no frills.

Maggie Zhang · Founder, Glaze

Very clean product and the team is fast to respond for support

Kevin Huang · Founder, Drivingforce

Warp is the easiest payroll experience! Ayush and the team is very pleasant to work with. Would 100% recommend Warp!

Praneeth Guduguntla · Co-founder, Glimmer

Warp is such a great product. We had a single call with Ayush, got everything set up in a few mins, and now payroll just works. I don't even have to think about it.

Arman Rafati · Co-founder, Glimmer

Took me like 15 minutes to set everything up. Beautiful UI, intuitive UX. Probably one of the best products I've ever seen.

Avi Schiffmann · Tab, Founder

We dropped Gusto and Deel for Warp. This is hands down the best payroll product we've used.

Nick Simpson · Workmade, Founder

Warp is the best benefits and compliance tool I've ever used. I've used Rippling, Gusto, and Deel.

Harsh Patel · CEO, Macro

Clean product, easy to use, GREAT white glove onboarding. The Warp team untangled our sign up with Gusto (and a few .gov's) and has been providing great support through the process.

Hunter Brooks · Founder, Ellipsis

Great product. We got set up in Warp super easily and were able to pay international contractors within a day or two. Ayush and the team are super responsive and friendly which is a breath of fresh air when setting up payroll.

Jon O'Bryan · Founder, Atlas

Warp took 5 minutes of effort to set up. It's totally worth it for the peace of mind. Ayush and his team respond in minutes to any questions I have.

Raunak Chowdhuri · Founder, Reducto

Super fast turnaround for an intro call and onboarding. Ayush onboarded me live in our first 30-minute conversation, and his team has both been very responsive to questions and receptive to feedback. Very straightforward service which handles payroll and compliance with unbeatable price transparency. Consciously chose Warp over Gusto and Rippling because of the attention to service and focus on a core product which scales with your startup.

Elton Lossner · CEO, Hazel

Highly recommend. Took 5 mins to set up, the team is highly responsive (issues resolved in minutes not hours), and has made payroll hassle free.

Pranav Manpuria · Founder, Flux Auto

Warp made payroll effortless to set up. You get personalized support from Ayush and his team and that gave me a lot of confidence everything would be set up correctly.

Alex Pedersen · Founder, Egress

Great product, super easy to set up and Ayush is extremely responsive for any support issue

Yansen Zhou · Founder, Gopher AI

Fantastic product, and Ayush is incredible. Super easy to get set up. Some of the best UX I've seen in SaaS. If you need payroll, use Warp.

Karun Kaushik · Founder, Delve

Works great, and is super easy to use

Sam Yang · Founder, Bloom

Super easy to set up / use and great support as well!

Divyagnan Kandala · Founder, LinkGrep

Love using Warp. Team is super fast to respond and the platform is so easy to navigate — no fuss, no frills.

Maggie Zhang · Founder, Glaze

Very clean product and the team is fast to respond for support

Kevin Huang · Founder, Drivingforce

Warp is the easiest payroll experience! Ayush and the team is very pleasant to work with. Would 100% recommend Warp!

Praneeth Guduguntla · Co-founder, Glimmer

Warp is such a great product. We had a single call with Ayush, got everything set up in a few mins, and now payroll just works. I don't even have to think about it.

Arman Rafati · Co-founder, Glimmer

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Payroll, compliance, benefits & HR all in one place.