Average total pay: $123,590
Sales Rep*Best Companies rank: 18
Headquarters: Coppell, TX
This installer of data and telephone systems managed to avoid layoffs in 2008 by playing defense: People who left were not replaced, senior managers gave up their bonuses, and CEO
Tony Parella cut his salary 50%.
Technicians and sales reps are paid $75,000 a year on average, with bonuses more than $8,000 for techs, and more than $54,000 a year for reps. Shared Technologies prides itself on
responding to employee requests: Among benefits added in recent years as a result of employee input: five days of paid parental leave (for new mothers, fathers and adoptive parents),
$5,000 adoption aid, $5,000 for in-vitro fertilization, doubling of tuition aid to $5,000 a year, and a 60% discount on gym memberships.NEXT: Juniper Networks