Paychex
3.3 of 5 584 reviews
www.paychex.com Rochester, NY 5000+ Employees

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Great company, Great products/services, but pay needs to be adjusted

Core Sales Representative (Current Employee)
Minneapolis, MN

ProsGreat benefits, professional company culture, excellent sales training (Top 125 in U.S.), Work vs. life balance pretty good, great company to start sales career and move on in 1-3 years, Great reputation in the industry

ConsBase pay for territory sales rep $38K (I started in 2011 with Paychex, made this base 9 years ago with another Fortune 500 company), Commissions can vary greatly depending upon performance, Very demanding job and huge learning curve, You have to bust your butt to make $75K (Conference level), reality is about $50-$65K (and this won't come easy the 1st year)

Advice to Senior ManagementBase pay needs to be higher to keep "true sales professionals". $38K base to start (with no negotiation for previous experience) is not acceptable. My eyes and ears are will always be open for a better offer for higher compensation. It's a no brainer. Work load vs. compensation is not comparable. More rural type territories need a higher gas mileage comp package. Let your reps sell and not have to worry so much about reporting. This is one of the main factors most reps get turned off by the job. It feels like baby sitting, instead of coaching on how to close a sale. This is all that matters! --ON A GOOD NOTE, THE SALES TRAINING PROCESS AT PAYCHEX IS UNMATCHED!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Professional, Great Leadership, Career Development

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Paychex full-time


    Pros: Great Leadership Management personable and accesible Promotes from within Fun environment Employee friendly Good Resume… Cons: Heavy workload at peak times Lots of customer service (if you… Advice to Senior Management: Great job! Work on helping people reach their goals. Equipping your employees to do their job is great, but helping them think… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great, growing company.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Rochester, NY

    I have been working at Paychex full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Paychex has a bright future when the economy rebounds. My… Cons: Too much change for the sake of change - managers… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to employees more and respond accordingly. Increase pay. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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