Competitor Comparisons

The Best Alternative to Multiplier EOR

June 27, 2023

EOR (employer of record) service providers — like Multiplier EOR and Remofirst — help companies expand their operations globally in ways that weren’t possible in the past, making global hiring accessible for even small businesses and startups.

If you’re considering partnering with Multiplier as your EOR, you’ll want to read this article before you sign on the dotted line. In it, we’ll compare Multiplier with Remofirst — walking you through pricing, coverage, payroll, benefits, onboarding, and support — so that you have all the information you need to make the right decision for your business. 


Both Multiplier and Remofirst offer pricing with no hidden charges (which isn’t the case for all EORs), but Remofirst comes out on top as the best option for those who are budget-conscious. 

Multiplier EOR services:

  • Start at $400/employee/month and
  • $40/contractor/month

Remofirst EOR services:

  • Start at $199/employee/month and 
  • $19/contractor/month

Pricing Winner: Remofirst

Geographic Coverage

In terms of coverage, both Multiplier and Remofirst are fairly similar, as both can help you hire and manage employees and contractors or freelancers in over 150 countries. Both platforms:

  • Eliminate the need to set up a local entity in every country you want to source talent from.
  • Handle liability and compliance, keeping up with changing regulations in every country they service. They also create locally compliant contracts.
  • Work with startups, SMEs, and enterprises.

Coverage Winner: Draw

International Payroll

Both platforms handle global payroll, allowing you to aggregate your invoices and salary disbursements into one payment. Additionally, both platforms:

  • Handle employee and contractor payments in 150+ countries.
  • Offer expense management and reimbursements.
  • Manage time-off requests, commissions, and yearly bonuses.
  • Have employee and contractor dashboards.
  • Invoice employers in USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, or SGD.

While Remofirst can pay all employees in their local currencies, Multiplier only offers 120 currencies. Plus, Remofirst can invoice employers in USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, or SGD, but Multiplier only offers USD.

Payroll Winner: Remofirst

Benefits Management

Both Multiplier and Remofirst can take care of benefits management.

Multiplier lets employers provide:

  • Health insurance and medical benefits to contract employees and full-time staff. 
  • Stock options to their employees in compliance with local labor laws.
  • Equipment in 50+ countries

Remofirst manages benefits according to employees’ local laws. They handle:

  • Global health insurance (medical, dental, and vision) through Remohealth, which allows employers to provide personalized, international private medical insurance with some of the best coverage in the world.
  • Global financial benefits, such as stock options.
  • Equipment provisioning at no extra cost in 150+ countries.

Benefits Winner: Remofirst

Employee Onboarding

Both platforms provide employee support with obtaining visas and other immigration documentation, as well as same-day onboarding and background checks where required.

Onboarding Winner: Draw


In terms of support, Multiplier’s and Remofirst’s offerings are similar. However, Remofirst stands out for its 24/7 chat support and dedicated account managers.

Multiplier’s support includes:

  • Real-time live chat with 24/5 coverage
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Email/Help Desk

Remofirst offers:

  • Dedicated account managers in your time zone
  • 24/7 chat support
  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum

Support Winner: Remofirst

Multiplier vs. Remofirst: Which Is Best for Your Business?

Multiplier and Remofirst are similar in terms of EOR coverage and employee onboarding, but Remofirst offers better pricing, payroll, benefits, and customer support. 

If you’re still unsure about which is the best option for you, check out the benefits of partnering with Remofirst as your EOR platform.