Average total pay: $129,000For: MTS Software 4*
Best companies rank: 6
Engineers at this high-tech outfit provide hardware and software to help customers deal with storage and management of data.
NetApp's executive compensation is at the 65th percentile level (total cash compensation) among comparable companies. All new hires receive stock options - and last year 50 percent of all other employees were awarded stock option grants.
*Most common salaried job
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