Construction payment software

Control your cash flow and get paid 16 days faster

Payments between subs, clients and your business don’t have to be messy. With Buildertrend’s construction payment software, you can easily send and receive money ­– online, on your time.

What Buildertrend’s construction payment software can do for you

Buildertrend Payments helps construction businesses pay their subs and receive client payments without hassle.

We know waiting to get paid can be a struggle. Hunting down clients for checks, spending time to deposit them, paying your subs and reconciling it in the books will take a toll on the timeline and health of a project. With seamless online payment options through Buildertrend, you can wave goodbye to weeks of waiting and consistently keep your cash moving on schedule.

Buildertrend featureWhat it does
Secure online paymentsMoney is transferred through our safe and secure online payment provider for quick flow from bank to bank.
Flexible payment and invoicing optionsGive your clients and subs the options they crave. With credit card payments, digital checks and physical checks, convenience is just a click away.
Time-saving automationThere’s no need to write checks or hand-deliver them to your subs. Funds are sent online and can be deposited immediately.
Financial transparencyKnow the financial health of every job and say goodbye to year-end accounting anxiety.
Mobile integrationsAccept and deposit funds on the go through Buildertrend’s construction management app – accessed from any mobile device.
Krueger Brothers backyard patio

“Online payments helped with cash flow and getting paid faster. You’re able to view project summaries for each job and see the original contract price, change orders that have been applied and payments the client has made toward the contract.”

Michael Krueger

Co-owner of Krueger Brothers Construction

Buildertrend’s payment software offers safer, faster money transfers


More efficient.


Less days waiting to get paid.


Certainty a payment will clear.

Why do contractors choose Buildertrend’s payment software?


Get paid faster

Start your next project with confidence knowing you have the funds. On average, it takes Buildertrend customers 42 days to get paid manually by check. With online payments, our builders get paid 16 days faster – and we can prove it.


Stop chasing checks

Take the pain out of getting paid with convenient online payment options. No more awkward texts or pushy emails begging your clients to pay you. With online payments, asking for money is a whole lot simpler.


Build better relationships

Don’t let your subs suffer from the effects of slow payments. Pay your trades quicker and easier so they can keep the project moving along and strengthen your relationship in the process.


Easily invoice clients

Getting paid has never been easier. Request a payment when it makes sense for you – whether it’s upon signing the proposal, approving a change order or at the end of a project. Simply send your clients an email, and they’ll make a one-time payment with a credit card or ACH deposit through our secure link. Processing time for ACH and credit cards is 3-5 days.

*Must be a Buildertrend customer for 6+ months.


Quickly pay subs

Subs will love the convenience and speed of getting paid online. There’s no sign-up or login required – they’ll get an email, choose their payment method and receive their funds. Digital checks are available immediately for deposit, and mailed checks are delivered by USPS in 3-14 business days. Buildertrend Wallet deposits take 3-5 business days.

More than construction payment software

Buildertrend Wallet

Buildertrend Wallet is a new way to manage your company’s spending. Stay on top of your construction finances with real-time expense and budget-tracking tools – all in one convenient place.


By creating invoices and tracking payments all in one place, you can easily manage cash flow and ensure all clients are billed accurately – and on time.

Change Orders

Easily create, manage and track change orders in Buildertrend. Learn how it can improve the client experience and prevent payments from slipping through the cracks.

Bills and Purchase Orders

With these tools, you can be sure your project expenses are tracked and approved while every job stays within budget. Data is updated in real time to allow for easy tracking throughout the lifetime of a project.

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Construction payment software FAQs

Get answers to the most common construction payment software questions.

Rates will vary based on how payments are being sent and received.

Receiving payments from clients:

  • Flat $15 fee per ACH transaction
  • Debit: 1.95% + $0.30 per transaction
  • Standard credit: 2.65% +$0.30 per transaction
  • Premium credit: 3.25% + $0.30 per transaction
  • AMEX and Commercial cards: 3.95% + $0.30 per transaction

Disclaimer: “Current merchant processing fees are: 1.95% + $0.30 for US consumer debit cards. 2.65% + $0.30 for standard credit cards where there is not an associated points or rewards redemption value and that are under the Discover, Mastercard and Visa brands. 3.25% + $0.30 for premium credit cards where there is an associated points or rewards redemption value and all non-US domestic credit and debit cards under the Discover, Mastercard, and Visa brands. 3.95% for all American Express cards and commercial and business cards under the Discover, Mastercard and Visa brands. Buildertrend credit and debit card processing fees are subject to change.”

Sending payments to subs and vendors:
Digital and mailed checks are all $1.49 per transaction. (This service is free for subs and vendors receiving payments.)

Processing time for ACH and credit cards is 3-5 days.

Construction payment software is a way to automate the payment process between general contractors and their subs or clients. It allows them to pay and get paid online through use of a credit card or e-check.

Yes. It helps with having a healthy cash flow and keeps subs and clients happy. If you’re waiting weeks to get paid, you’ve upset subs with delayed payments or you’ve lost out on a job because the client wanted more convenient options – it’s time to upgrade.

Depending on the construction payment software you use, it may include accounting integrations to record payments automatically. Buildertrend’s construction payment software integrates with QuickBooks and Xero, so you’ll never have to worry about double entry.

Construction payment software makes paying and getting paid as easy as sending an email. Money is transferred through a safe and secure online payment provider for quick flow from bank to bank. No need for the physical exchange of cash or checks – just flexible payment options that don’t take extra time out of your day.