Pay stub generator

Create and send professional pay stubs. It’s instant and free!

Payroll processing may be unavailable

If your country isn't on our list, you can still use Wave's 100% free invoicing and accounting software to run your business better.

Create pay stubs now

Simply enter the information about your company, employee, income, and deductions to create a professional pay stub instantly.

Note that the start date is by default Jan. 1 and this tool is only for salary-based income employees.

You can save the pay stub as a PDF to email to your employee or keep for your records.

{{company.name}}
{{company.address_line_1}}
{{company.address_line_2}}
{{company.city}} {{company.state}}
{{company.country}}
{{company.postal_code}}
{{employee.first_name}} {{employee.last_name}}
Earnings Statement
{{#employee.id}}
Employee ID
{{/employee.id}}
Period ending
Pay date
{{#income.cheque_number}}
Check #
{{/income.cheque_number}}
{{#employee.id}}
{{employee.id}}
{{/employee.id}}
{{income.pay_period_end}}
{{income.pay_date}}
{{#income.cheque_number}}
{{income.cheque_number}}
{{/income.cheque_number}}
Income
Gross pay
Deductions
Amount
YTD
Regular
${{grossPay.display}}
{{#list.items}}
{{name}}
${{deduction_amount}}
${{deduction_ytd}}
{{/list.items}}
YTD gross
YTD deductions
YTD net pay
Gross pay
Deductions
Net pay
${{ytdGrossPay.display}}
${{ytdDeductions.display}}
${{ytdNetPay.display}}
${{grossPay.display}}
${{deductions.display}}
${{netPay.display}}

Frequently asked questions

Wave is 100% web-based, so you just need an internet connection and browser.

You can, however, download and install our mobile invoicing and receipt scanning apps for iOS and Android.

Completely safe. Our servers are protected physically and electronically. Any connection between you and Wave is protected by 256-bit SSL encryption. Wave is a PCI-DSS Level 1 Service Provider.

Upon processing your first payroll, you can use Wave Payroll for up to 30 days, commitment-free. At any time, you can activate to start your billing cycle and gain access to items like tax filing and approving payrolls beyond the current month. See our full terms here.

If you're switching to Wave mid-year, you’ll want to provide us with your historical payroll data so that employee tax forms and pay stubs are accurate. You can learn how to do that with this handy support article.

Frequently asked questions

Wave is 100% web-based, so you just need an internet connection and browser.

You can, however, download and install our mobile invoicing and receipt scanning apps for iOS and Android.

Completely safe. Our servers are protected physically and electronically. Any connection between you and Wave is protected by 256-bit SSL encryption. Wave is a PCI-DSS Level 1 Service Provider.

Upon processing your first payroll, you can use Wave Payroll for up to 30 days, commitment-free. At any time, you can activate to start your billing cycle and gain access to items like tax filing and approving payrolls beyond the current month. See our full terms here.

If you're switching to Wave mid-year, you’ll want to provide us with your historical payroll data so that employee tax forms and pay stubs are accurate. You can learn how to do that with this handy support article.

Get payroll peace of mind with Wave

Wave makes it easy to manage payroll for your business. After setting up your account, it only takes minutes to approve each payroll. We guarantee 100% accuracy for tax forms and compliance.
We're generating your pay stub.

Why run payroll with Wave?

Direct deposit

Deposit payments directly into your employees’ bank accounts, quickly and reliably. Less work for you, and your team will love it.

Self-service pay stubs and tax forms

Employees can log into Wave securely to access their pay stubs and tax forms, and manage their contact and banking information.

Automatic payroll journal entries

Payroll by Wave is seamlessly connected with the rest of your Wave account to reduce the time you spend on manual bookkeeping.

Monthly Fee
Details

Tax service states

Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin

$35 monthly base fee
+ $4 per active employee
+ $4 per independent contractor paid

Wave handles your payroll taxes.

These 14 states include tax services from Wave. This means we automatically transfer tax payments and file the paperwork with your state tax office and the IRS.


Self service states

All other 36 states

$20 monthly base fee
+ $4 per active employee
+ $4 per independent contractor paid

Wave makes filing your own payroll taxes easy.

The remaining 36 states are self-serve, which means you’ll have to pay and file the paperwork yourself. Wave makes it easy by showing you what information and how much money you’ll need per payroll.

Monthly Fee
Details

Available in all provinces and territories, except Quebec
$20 monthly base fee
+ $4 per active employee
+ $4 per independent contractor paid

Your monthly price includes direct deposit, T4s, full tax remittances to the CRA, and Wave’s payroll accuracy guarantee.