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CompensationXL

Flexible, Affordable, Compensation Planning Automation

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CompensationXL Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

CompensationXL product overview

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What is CompensationXL?

If your current compensation planning process is facilitated by long hours, excel, plus email then you will be amazed how easily and cost-effectively you can automate your entire compensation planning process by rolling out CompXL.

Key benefits of using CompensationXL

- Shorten Duration of Focal Planning Cycles
- Provide Managers an All-in-one View for Planning, Less Clicking Around, Better Informed Decisions!
- Salary History Import and Display for Manager Decision Support
- Flexible Approval Routing so you can push Discretion all the way to the bottom
- End of Cycle Statements from Simple Adjustment Letters to Multi-Page Total Rewards Statements

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

Phone Support
FAQs/Forum

Training options

Live Online
Documentation
Webinars

CompensationXL pricing information

Value for money

4.9

/5

29

Price starts from

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Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
Pricing range

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CompensationXL features

Functionality

4.6

/5

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Total Features11 7 categories

Most valued features by users

Reporting/Analytics
Third Party Integrations
Salary History
Compensation Management
Compensation Statements
Employee Reward Programs
Bonus Management
Budgeting/Forecasting

Functionality contenders

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CompensationXL
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#4

CompensationXL users reviews

Overall rating

4.8

/5

29

Positive reviews

100%

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Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9.25/10
Rating distribution

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Pros
The customer service level provided is excellent and very responsive, I couldn't have asked for a better Technical Lead than who we have.

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Deanna S.

We haven't used CompensationXL to its fullest capability probably but whenever I called with challenges or issues, my reps were responsive, helpful and supported me in getting the job done.

MT

Marsha T.

We were able to customize the reporting so our award approval process is very quick to complete. In addition, the customer service received from our account rep was always very timely and informative.

KS

Kathy S.

Cons
The obvious worst part about CompXL is the user interface, which is.

RA

Rebekah A.

The most obnoxious part is the uploading of employee data since I generally have many small, one-off adjustments to make that add up. You have to import it instead of tweaking it within the system.

RA

Rebekah A.

My only complaint is that the software runs slowly when using the online version of the workbook and when refreshing pages/moving between pages in the application.

KS

Kathy S.

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CompensationXL
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#4
Overall Rating
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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OUtstanding

Reviewed 3 years ago

Great overall experience. Prior to CompXL we had a very labor intensive process using excel files that would be altered by users causing significant administration issues. CompXL provided a framework and functionality to control the data and user interface eliminating the ability for users to to alter sheets.

Pros

Great product. We use excel to a great extent and CompXL allows to leverage excel to manage our compensation information and processes in a very effective customized solution for compensation management.

Cons

I have yet to be dissatisfied. The software has been excellent and delivered as sold and beyond.

Overall Rating
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  • Ease of use
  • Features
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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Flexible software, responsive team to work with

Reviewed 3 years ago

We implemented the software as a temporary solution last year while we determine if/when we'll implement a full HCM that includes compensation. It replaced a system that was extremely difficult to use, lacked flexibility, and took 4-5 hours to refresh reports with a significantly manual process. CompXL gave us exactly what we needed at a reasonable price. This was our first attempt at implementing...

Pros

The flexibility of the software to do most of what we needed. We were able to customize the reporting so our award approval process is very quick to complete. In addition, the customer service received from our account rep was always very timely and informative.

Cons

The slowness. When using the software, it was slow to refresh the pages, sometimes taking up to 10 seconds or a little more to refresh.

Vendor response

Thanks for the valuable feedback. Per your comments about latency, we redesigned the home page so that it now has pagination to improve the page load time when viewing a large number of budget groups from the company level. We also doubled the memory on each of the data base servers so that even during peak usage season, the interface will respond promptly.

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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Drastically cut down transaction time; New reports function invaluable

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

This is my second compensation year using CompXL. After the initial year of implementation, the software cut down my year-end compensation process drastically. In previous years, I would be at the office until 10pm every night for weeks on end and would be meticulously searching for file linkage errors and missed updates. The worst part about distributing Excel files to each of your department leaders...

Cons

The most obnoxious part is the uploading of employee data since I generally have many small, one-off adjustments to make that add up. You have to import it instead of tweaking it within the system. The obvious worst part about CompXL is the user interface, which is...very excel-like. This isn't going to be like logging into ADP, or Ultipro, or SuccessFactors to do your compensation process. But what it lacks in the modern widget-designed HRIS, it makes up in functionality. You can do a LOT more in this program than you can in any of those programs, because you are basically only limited to the limitations of Excel--which are few.

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  • Ease of use
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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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CompXL is a Lifesaver

Reviewed 3 years ago

We went to the CompXL team with very little time to implement this program for use during the annual compensation process. The team assured me that they could have this up in running with plenty of time to test and implement. The team was completely right about the implementation. We were successful that year that we stayed another two years after the initial implementation. I would suggest this software to any company that needs a simple system, low cost, and fully supported. Great system!

Pros

* The software was very simplistic and easy for our manager population to complete a Compensation process * If there were kinks or fixes to be made, we got immediate service to get issues resolved * Programmers were very knowledgeable of the software and very responsive * The program was easy to implement in a limited time

Cons

* The system looks so much like excel that the users wanted it to act exactly like excel.

Overall Rating
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  • Ease of use
  • Features
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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great tool if you want to customize

Reviewed 9 months ago

Had a great experience my first year. Worked through a few bumps, which was to be expected, and am excited to continue to perfect it each year.

Pros

The customizable features. I didn't think we would find a tool that met all of our unique needs. Also, [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN], our rep at the company, was there anytime we needed him.

Cons

There are a few things that we set up that I think I would change for the next cycle. But it was more because we were trying to get a little too complicated with it when we could have simplified the process on our end a little more.

CompensationXL FAQs and common questions

CompensationXL has the following pricing plans:
Pricing model: One Time License


CompensationXL has the following typical customers:
Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business


CompensationXL supports the following languages:
English


No, CompensationXL does not have an API available.


CompensationXL integrates with the following applications:
ADP Workforce Now, OneLogin, SilkRoad Performance


CompensationXL offers the following support options:
Phone Support, FAQs/Forum

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