Pricing Guide

Slack is free to use for as long as you want,
for teams of all sizes.


$0 for small teams or unlimited evaluation Details

Free includes

All of these great features:

  • Search and browse 10k
    most recent messages
  • 10 service integrations
  • Free native apps for iOS, Android, Mac & Windows Desktop
  • Multi-team Support
  • 1:1 calls (beta)


$667 per daily active user per month
billed annually
$8 billed monthly Details

Standard includes

Everything in Free, and:

  • Searchable archive with unlimited messages
  • Unlimited service integrations
  • Custom retention policies
  • Guest access
  • Priority support
  • Google Authentication (OAuth) / Google Apps for Domains sign-on
  • Configurable email ingestion service
  • Mandatory two-factor authentication
  • User Groups
  • Group calls (beta)


$1250 per daily active user per month
billed annually
$15 billed monthly Details

Plus includes

Everything in Standard, and:

  • SAML-based single sign-on (SSO)
  • Compliance Exports of all message history
  • Support for external message and archival solutions
  • 99.99% guaranteed uptime SLA
  • 24/7 support with 4 hour response time
  • User provisioning and deprovisioning
  • Real-time active directory sync with OneLogin, Okta & Ping


$32 per daily active user per month
billed annually
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Enterprise includes

Everything in Plus, and:

Coming soon

  • Federation across multiple teams with a unified team directory
  • Unified security, data retention and compliance policies across all federated teams
  • Organization-wide reporting, metrics & analytics
  • Consolidated billing & administration across teams

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Amazing teams do more with Slack

Teams all over the world who use Slack see an average 48.6% reduction in internal email, giving them more time to do great things. To see more data on how Slack improves productivity, check out our survey results.

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Our Pricing Perspective

Team communication is at the heart of every business. It’s the thing that connects your entire organization and has the biggest impact on your culture and productivity.

For decades, team communication software has been a race to the bottom with clunky and cheap solutions that offer far more frustration than value. We want to change that by offering you a product that just works. And we want it to be a great value for your entire organization — with a growing lineup of new features, helpful on-boarding, and responsive support.

We believe Slack is an investment in your team and culture. So we set our pricing at a level that allows us to invest in building a solid product, and more importantly, a great experience for you as our customers.

Fair Billing Policy

Most enterprise software pricing is designed to charge you per user regardless of how many people on your team are actively using the software. If you buy 1,000 seats but only use 100, you still get charged for 1,000. We don’t think that’s fair. And it’s also hard to predict how many seats you’ll need in advance.

At Slack, you only get billed for what you use. So you don’t pay for the users that aren’t using Slack. And if someone you’ve already paid for becomes inactive, we’ll even add a pro-rated credit to your account for the unused time. Fair’s fair.

Slack for Good

Slack wants to support people in the world who are doing good things. For qualified nonprofit organizations and educational institutions, there is special pricing available.

Slack for Nonprofits offers qualified organizations an annual Standard plan subscription for free while the Slack for Education program offers an 85% discount off of any of the Slack annual plans. Eligibility requirements are explained in more detail in the Slack for Nonprofits FAQ and the Slack for Education FAQ.

To be considered for the special pricing options based on your team and company qualifications, please fill out the Slack for Nonprofits application or the Slack for Education application.

Talk to a Human

Have a question? We’re always here to help. Two things you should know whenever you reach out to us:

  1. No one at Slack works on commission, so you don’t have to worry about anyone selling you on a pricing plan you don’t need. We’re simply here to help you have the best experience possible.
  2. Customer Experience is the largest team at Slack and located around the world so that we can help you around the clock.

So, let us know how we can help any time. You can even use the /feedback command right within Slack!

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Common Questions
& Resources


  • Where can I find a demo of Slack?

    The best way to find out if Slack is right for your team is to try it together — free! Our Free plan has all the features you need to get the full experience. Give Slack a try.

    You can also sign up for a product demo if you want to learn more about Slack before signing up. We’ll guide you through the basics and answer all your questions.

  • How does your pricing compare to other similar software?

    There are several tools out there that focus on a single workplace challenge — like task management, 1:1 messaging, group chat, knowledge management, and others. We don’t consider any of these competitors.

    We built Slack for the modern team that needs to address several of these challenges in one place, together, in a way that just works. Just like companies have invested in departmental software (e.g. sales, marketing, customer services, etc.) over the years, we believe that this kind of software is worthy of a greater investment because great team communication is the foundation for success at every company, big or small.

    Doing the math, Slack is 22 cents a day (for a user on our Standard plan). For the money you spend on buying just one employee a chair, a desk, and a laptop, you could have Slack for 30 years!

Getting Started

We want you to have the best and most productive Slack experience possible. Visit our Getting Started page for a complete overview of resources or see some highlights below.

  • Here’s a set of detailed guides for Admins and Users to help you get the most out of Slack.
  • Check out our blog, where we offer plenty of tips and tricks or go straight to 11 Tips to Get the Most Out of Slack
  • See how other teams are using Slack and read what they think about us
  • We’ve built a Help Center where you can browse a wide range of questions from Basics to Administration
  • Last but not least, we’re always here to help. Our account managers don’t work on commission. Their sole purpose is to help you succeed using Slack. So if you have questions, contact us at

Security & Privacy

  • Where can I get more details about your security practices?

    You can find an overview here —

  • Can you describe your storage architecture?

    All Slack customer data is hosted on multi-master sharded databases so that there are no interruptions to service in the event of a single server outage. Hot spares of all our infrastructure components are running and available to be brought into rotation at all times. Our real-time messaging infrastructure is designed to move customers across servers without interruption for maintenance.

  • How is data protected within Slack?

    All data transfer is encrypted — whether users are at their computer or on their phone, absolutely nothing goes over the network without encryption. Slack uses 256-bit AES, supports TLS 1.2 for all of your messages, and uses the ECDHE_RSA Key Exchange Algorithm. We monitor the security community’s output closely and work promptly to upgrade the service to respond to new vulnerabilities as they are discovered.

  • What type of security testing have you conducted within the last 12 months?

    We perform security testing every quarter, which encompasses both external network penetration and web application penetration testing. All findings are reported to management, and issues are resolved by our engineering team when needed.

    • Application penetration testing is conducted by iSEC Partners and Bishop Fox (IT security firms), and reports are prepared quarterly.
    • Additionally, we have weekly scans performed by an external firm and an ongoing Bug Bounty program with the whitehat community through HackerOne.
  • Where are your data centers hosted?

    Our servers are located in Amazon’s AWS data centers. Slack uses four availability zones within AWS’ us-east-1 region, all located in Northern Virginia (U.S.A.). AWS has devoted an entire portion of their site to explaining their security measures, which you can find here:

  • What is Slack’s approach to data privacy?

    Everything you post to Slack is private to your team. We are custodians of data on the behalf of teams that use Slack; each team owns its communication data. Teams can set their own policies for message retention and administrators can adjust these settings to suit their specific needs. You can find our privacy policy here along with a set of frequently asked questions.

Billing & Invoicing

You can find the full list of Billing related questions here. Below, are some of the most common questions we get about billing and invoicing.

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