TSheets Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives


Time Tracking App for Simple and Accurate Payroll

4.74/5 (5,383 reviews)

TSheets overview

What is TSheets?

Every 1.3 seconds, somewhere in the world, an employee tracks time with TSheets. Thousands of companies in 30 countries trust our time tracking and reporting technology for record-breaking (and record-keeping) success.

TSheets is the magic ingredient to making it all work; employees fall in love with how easy time tracking is. Truly. Versatile, mobile and accessible, it’s all about the experience. Employees can track time anywhere, any way they want—using a computer, mobile phone, tablet, GPS-enabled app, text, dial in number and so much more—with clock in / out punch card or manual timesheet flexibility.

All this adds up for everyone, from HR and IT decision-makers to employees clocking in and out every day. TSheets is the #1 employee rated and requested time tracking system on the planet. This core passion makes a real difference for bottom line productivity and accountability across the board. With TSheets, owners and managers can keep track of everything—employees, locations, notes, job codes, even paid time off, vacation and holiday hours—in real time.

Then, they can report it all with data driven precision, running payroll, billing and invoices against time tracked, making calculated accuracy a way of doing business. If desired, administrators can also often instantly sync timesheet data with their existing bookkeeping software, even integrating with QuickBooks in just one click.

Founded in 2006 as the innovative brainchild of CEO Matt Rissell and chief programmer Brandon Zehm, TSheets headquarters is in Eagle, Idaho, but TSheets’ time tracking technology lives in “the cloud,” where data stays secure and accessible no matter where your company goes, no matter what you need to do.

At the end of the line, our unparalleled customer service and support team serve to make the TSheets experience truly exceptional. We combine high-tech expertise with friendly real-world insight, so you can learn and understand how to make the best use of our technology by talking to an actual person, joining a weekly webinar, watching a how-to video, or finding a wealth of help online at www.TSheets.com.



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United States, Asia, Australia, Brazil, Canada and 9 other markets, China, Europe, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America, Mexico, Middle-East and Africa, United Kingdom

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TSheets screenshot: Access TSheets on laptop, tablet and mobileWelcome to TSheets!TSheets screenshot: Track time from any location, using any device, in real timeTSheets screenshot: Clock out using iOS mobile appTSheets screenshot: TSheets kiosk time tracking works on any device with an internet connection, including tabletsTSheets screenshot: Track employee hours and managing employee PTO conveniently onlineTSheets screenshot: Create and edit a schedule in minutes, and see who's working in real timeTSheets 6 minute Demo

TSheets reviews

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Cindy Benabderrahman

What a Time Saver!

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-05-21
Review Source: Capterra

It saves me at least four hours per week on payroll, so I can work on other projects. It's also easy, clean, and simple to use. I spend a lot less time asking employees for information they were forgetting to write down.

This app has single-handedly reduced our employee-touch payroll tasks by at least 30% in under a week. Onboarding is super simple. We've traditionally balked at using an app for employee time-keeping because they usually overpromise and underdeliver. We have a unique set of problems with payroll because we track employee drive time and work time separately, and we have to compare employee time with GPS locations of our vehicles. This is because we have crews splitting off from each other all of the time, getting in and out of different trucks, working on different jobs for different customers, etc. We piece it all back together in the office based on sometimes incomplete reports, and this is the FIRST time we've ever seen a solution that actually WORKS for all of the little nuances we have. There are six user-created optional tracking fields that we've set up to track per diem, payroll notes, employee notes to the office, the truck the employee was assigned to at the time, etc. We're able to set up unlimited customers and jobs (another problem we've had with TSheets's competitors in the past when we've previously tried to adopt an application). And the best part is the employees love it. Their previous option was to fill in a Google Sheets timesheet or a paper timesheet, both of which were cumbersome for them to keep up with. The TSheets app saves your last inputted job, so they just have to go in and change what's different - they don't have to re-input anything. Wonderful!

So far, the only thing that we've stumbled over was a minor inconvenience. You can't batch edit an employee's time entries. Each entry is considered a "time sheet" by itself, so if an employee chooses the wrong job, and we have to fix it, we may have to touch each time entry and open it to edit. It's STILL way faster than manually entering everyone's time. It also pulls directly into QuickBooks, so it eliminates a lot of time we used to spend on data entry to a payroll summary and then again after we've approved that report the data entry into QuickBooks. We've cut payroll down from taking two and a half days to a little more than one work day. We're definitely happy customers, and we've only been using it for three weeks.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Melody Enghofer

Easy to track & submit hours worked! TSheets can even be used as a schedule!

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2020-03-04
Review Source: Capterra

This has been a great program that our business has used to track hours worked for payroll. We have multiple offices accross several counties and it's nice to have a central place that all of the hours are entered and available for HR to do payroll. Our company has also used this program as a schedule for our support staff and it's been very helpful to able to reference who is in what office so you know who to contact when you need to speak to a specific office.

TSheets has some flexibility in how you enter in your hours worked - they can be entered manually or by clocking in and out on the website. There is also a phone app for this program, so if you're on the go then this makes it easy to still track your hours or clock in/out. In addition, when you enter hours or clock in you have the ability to choose what "job" this was for. This is especially in tracking expenses for specific projects, jobs or offices. In addition, TSheets has a Schedule function. You are able to enter a schedule for all employees using the program and can specify what "job" the time is used for on the schedule.

When I use TSheets, I open up the website and just leave the browser up sometimes for weeks at a time. The only issue I've found is that when I do that, the schedule and/or time entries do not update to the next week automatically. It has to be done manually as it will continue to show the original week until "told" to change. It does work fine if you log out though. This is a specific problem for if you leave the browser open. This isn't really a big deal - it's easy enough to either click to the next week or just log out & log back in. It just surprised me though that it didn't auto-update when the week changed.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Kristina Gerber

TSheets Software Review

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-02-06
Review Source: Capterra

This software has been a great tool to not only keep track of employees' time but also to schedule and plan for future jobs. Because of that, I have been able to help save us time and money by properly scheduling our employees for the needed amount of time. My experience has been very positive with TSheets.

TSheets is so easy to use. As a manager, I can view and edit all employees' timesheets easily and quickly. There are several functions that make my job so much easier! I use the Jobs feature and Project Report frequently to see how long certain jobs are taking our employees which in turn helps me better schedule for future jobs. The time entry is also accompanied with a GPS which is wonderful to check on arrival time and departure time from jobs. The payroll report is very easy to use and read. It shows me a breakdown of the total hours worked and the overtime worked so I can see where every employee is at.

I honestly don't have anything bad to say about this software; however, the Time Off function is sometimes a little confusing to my employees. They are unsure of how to add time off. Others just ask for their time off to be added for them which is sometimes confusing to me as well. I would love to see a help video on that function specifically.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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clelland gash

These ratings I've read are a joke

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2019-08-07
Review Source: Software Advice

Someone must be married to the owner of Quickbooks or slid a bunch of cash to them to get promoted by quickbooks the way they do... Thats some serious business love QB gave TSheets. And Honestly, it's made TSheets lame compared to many other competitors with great models.

Basic Simplistic easy to understand Probably the BEST customer support I've come across. As much as I complain... they've got seriously good customer support.

Not all jobs are customer based... So, this software is limited right off the bat from any complexity.. you'll have to work around and make it work and fit your needs time sheet editing - It is aweful to just see time worked... maybe when review timesheets... you want to see what was scheduled... late clockins, incomplete shifts, skipped lunch breaks... kinda big deal NO HR DATA- As I said, nothing to track employee issues. Your poor employee performance won't have much info here for you to keep track of. Not an easy way to break a shift because your employee was too lazy to c/in and out No auto stop for shifts- one employee had 4 days until the shift stopped recording time... I wanted to see how long it would keep creating shifts.. 180 hrs and it finally stopped (and I think I accidently closed the shift) Time sheet closure... Broken... not smooth... so many other time sheet companies do this better. No Employee shift exchange mechanism No- Shifts by job not by customer No- Shifts by location or job site Employee reports and to do list ADD - ONS... those are silly. Have the functionality or don't. Add-ons seem like it'll be a charging mechanism... like QB does... so... You can see the coming of "SUBSCRIPTION" based things ... and get nickel and dimed later. Just like QB.

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Likelihood to recommend: 2/10

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Linda Morris

T-Sheets is Awesome

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-02-06
Review Source: Capterra

They are very responsive and helpful to any concerns. They have always worked with me to resolve the issues we have as a staffing agency with employees working 100% off site at multiple locations performing varied duties.

We use both the scheduling and time tracking options. This is much easier to manage for both Admin and Staff. This product is easy to learn and work with. The company is receptive to clients and creates adaptions and additions to the software based on user input and requests.

The basic product is structured to meet the needs of "standard" business hours. We operate 24/7 with varied hours, shifts, on call, per task work, and consulting support. We are only able to enter any of these as hourly. Since we are unable to override some of the standard settings it doesn't meet all of our needs, but we have not found any product that even comes close to what they do have.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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TSheets pricing

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$8/user + $20 base fee/month

TSheets features

Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Data Import/Export
Employee Onboarding
Real Time Reporting
Reporting & Statistics

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Employee Portal (243 other apps)
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Self Service Portal (278 other apps)
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Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

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Additional information for TSheets

Key features of TSheets

  • Absence management
  • Access Control
  • Accounting integration
  • Activity dashboard
  • Activity management
  • Activity tracking
  • Android app
  • Application integration
  • Approval process control
  • Assignment management
  • Attendance management
  • Audit trail
  • Automatic notifications
  • Automatic reminders
  • Billable hours tracking
  • Biometric facial recognition
  • Calendar sync with Google
  • Clock in / out
  • Custom fields
  • DCAA / DOL compliance
  • Data import
  • Data import/export
  • Drag & drop interface
  • Email notifications
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Employee location tracking
  • Employee onboarding
  • Employee scheduling
  • Employee time clock
  • GPS
  • Geolocation
  • Group scheduling
  • Hourly employee tracking
  • Job management
  • Labor cost reporting
  • Labor management
  • Leave tracking
  • Location tracking
  • Manual time entry
  • Mobile alerts
  • Mobile optimized
  • Mobile time tracking
  • Multi-location
  • Multilevel job coding
  • Overtime alerts
  • Overtime tracking
  • POS integration
  • PTO accruals & tracking
  • Payroll integration
  • Payroll management
  • Permission management
  • Privacy options
  • Productivity reporting
  • Project reporting
  • Project time tracking
  • Projections
  • QuickBooks integration
  • Real time data
  • Real time monitoring
  • Real time reporting
  • Real time updates
  • Reporting & statistics
  • Role-based permissions
  • SMS integration
  • SMS text messaging
  • SSL security
  • Secure data storage
  • Secure login
  • Sick leave tracking
  • Simple 4-digit PIN
  • Summary reports
  • Task management
  • Task scheduling
  • Task tracking
  • Time & attendance tracking
  • Time & expense tracking
  • Time clock integration
  • Time off requests
  • Time tracking by client
  • Timesheets
  • Tracking features
  • User activity monitoring
  • Vacation tracking
  • Web based
  • iCal sync
  • iPhone app
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Upload timesheets directly to accounting software for quick and easy payroll.
Employees can clock in and out in real time, enter their time manually, and use advanced time tracking features to customize time entry for fields, projects, and tasks.
Choose to have overtime alerts sent to employees (when approaching overtime), managers or account administrators via email, twitter, or text messaging.
Managers can review employee times and approve or reject them quickly and professionally.
Manage labor expenses as they occur with accurate, detailed reporting of labor expenses, including regular time, overtime and PTO.