Average total pay: $187,137For: Sales Rep*
Best Companies rank: 25
An installer of telephone and data systems for businesses, Shared Technologies has grown dramatically since 2004, when it converted to a private company under the charismatic leadership of Tony Parella. He did a road show in 2007, visiting all 41 offices of the company and shaking hands with every employee.
Shared Tech reviewed compensation policies in 2006 and paid out a total of $330,000 to bring employee salaries up to or above market rates. Bonuses, targeted between 10 and 40 percent of pay, are awarded to everyone based on both individual and company performances.
Last updated January 22 2008: 3:23 PM ET