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Give an employee admin access

How to add another administrator by giving admin access to an employee user.

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Written by Daniels Korens
Updated over a week ago

Admin users have the highest level of access in Sage HR. They can see and do everything in the system.

By default, the first user who creates the Sage HR company has administrator access rights. If you need to create a new admin, the original admin can give an existing employee user administrator access.

⚠️CAUTION: Only give this access to someone you're fine with having access to everything in your Sage HR company.

Assign admin access from employee profile

  1. Go to an employee's profile.

  2. On the Employee tab, scroll down the page until you get to Access level.

  3. Underneath the Access level field, click on it and change it from Employee to Administrator.

4. Scroll down to the bottom, then click Save.

Additional information

Depending on whether you have Sage HR integrated with Sage payroll, there are some details about admin access that you should be aware of.

Sage 50 Payroll integration

Additional information for if you use Sage HR integrated with Sage 50 Payroll (also known as Sage HR Online Services):

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