Employee time management is a challenge for any small business because of all the effort spent collecting time sheets from employees. Issues like employees forgetting to submit their time card on time, you have trouble reading their handwriting, or you have to be at the job site to make sure employees show up on time just to name a few.
The right employee time-tracking software can help you solve these issues and increase the productivity and profitability of your business. Plus, it’s an excellent way to cut unnecessary expenses.
When evaluating different mobile time clock apps, pricing is a major factor but you also need to look at the features the app supports and what other users say about the app (app reviews). For example, you may not need 100 options to track your employees’ time but instead decide to go with a simpler, more affordable solution. You might also find that your employees own a smartphone (iPhone or Android) but they’re not tech-savvy, so the time it takes to get them on board and familiarized with the system might be a factor in deciding which app to use.
To help you with this task, we compiled a list of best time tracking apps to choose from for Android users, as a disclaimer, we included ezClocker our software in the list but gave many other options based on what they have to offer so you can choose the app that best fits your needs
Google Play Store Customer Rating*: 4.3/5 stars
Starting Price: ezClocker uses a tier pricing model starting at $10/month covers up to 15 employees. If you have 5 employees as an example you would pay $10 per month.
Free Trial: 30 days
Features: ezClocker is a simple to use and affordable time tracking and scheduling app for your small business. Ideal for businesses like construction companies, janitorial services, landscape, home health care businesses, and catering. Employees can use their own mobile device to clock in or out. A GPS time stamp is recorded so you can verify if employees showed up at the correct location. The staff will also love the app because they can view their schedule and time sheets all in real time. If you need to export the data for payroll, the app has the ability to email time sheets to anyone you wish. It provides Android and iPhone time tracking apps for your remote employees in addition to an iPad portable time clock app and website for your office employees.
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Google Play Store Customer Rating*: 3.8/5 stars
Starting Price: $9.99/user/month.If you have 5 employees as an example you would pay $49.95 per month.
Free Trial: 14 days
Features: Time Doctor is an ideal solution if you have remote employees e.g. virtual assistance, developers, customer service staff. Time Doctor tracks the time worked by everyone on your team, and gives you a breakdown by client, project, and task. See time spent working and time wasted. Identify inefficiencies. Find the projects and tasks that occupy your team’s time. Screenshots of employee monitors can be taken at whatever time interval you specify (or turned off). Monitor exactly what your team is doing and how. Identify time wasting, distractions, and inefficiencies.
Google Play Store Customer Rating*: 4.0/5 stars
Starting Price: $7/user/month.If you have 5 employees as an example you would pay $35 per month.
Free Trial: 14 days
Features: Hubstaff is another great solution to solve the remote teams problem where you can track time wherever and whenever your team works with lightweight Hubstaff desktop and mobile apps. You will also be able to generate the most accurate timesheets to easily invoice clients and pay your team. See work unfold in real time with optional screenshots, app, and URL tracking. Teams can keep moving forward while progress is captured seamlessly. Or, turn off the feature altogether. Record time on the road and at work sites with mobile-based time tracking. Your team can clock in and out from anywhere, and you’ll get better job costing, scheduling, and payments.
Google Play Store Customer Rating*: 3.4/5 stars
Starting Price: $11.99/user/month.If you have 5 employees as an example you would pay $59.95 per month.
Free Trial: 30 days
Features: If you own a construction company then BusyBusy app is a great product for you because it’s geared towards the construction business and has a lot of features to support it. Employees can clock in/out, take a break, switch between projects and track equipment time on the job. You can also snap job site photos, plans, receipts, and documents which you can then organize and share for each project. The app also allows you to set reminders to fit your schedule.
Google Play Store Customer Rating*: 4.1/5 stars
Starting Price: $5/user/month, plus a base fee of $20 per month. If you have 5 employees as an example you would pay $45 per month.
Free Trial: 14 days
Features: TSheets is a powerful time tracking software built for small businesses. The system allows employees to clock in/out using the time tracking app. The employer can also track employee’s location throughout the day while the employee is on the clock. The app is ideal for field management where a supervisor of a crew can clock an entire group of workers at one time. The app works even if the phone is out of a cell service area in this case, the app stores the data offline and then syncs to the cloud server when it connects.
* the Google customer rating was pulled from Google Play Store in September 2018
Author: Raya Khashab
Raya is the CEO and co-founder of ezClocker. She is passionate about customers and building products that change the way people run their business. She is also a big supporter of the startup community and helping people achieve their dreams.