CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference in the Registration Statements on Form S-3 (No. 333-220996) and Form S‑8 (Nos. 333-84055, 333-207592, and 333-207594) of Paychex, Inc. of our report dated July 20, 2018 relating to the financial statements and financial statement schedule, and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting, which appears in this Form 10‑K.
/s/ PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Rochester, New York
July 20, 2018