Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $103K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $85K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K annually) can be spotted in Chicago; the company's headquarter city of San Francisco (around $106K), New York (about $102K), and Atlanta ($98K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $63K) is Seattle. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at approximately $107K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Solutions Architects, who bring in close to about $141K, though Senior Software Engineers are not far behind at around $126K along with Software Engineers ($116K) and Senior Technical Writers ($113K). On the lower end are Senior Business Analysts at $102K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $175K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Salesforce Certified Consultants with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at approximately $140K annually. It pays to have a Doctorate (PhD) at Salesforce.com, Inc. — these employees make the most at $162K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Program Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $167K. A garden variety skill at Salesforce.com, Inc. is Java; roughly a fifth of Salesforce.com, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Project Management, Salesforce, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Salesforce.com, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the greater part of workers and dental coverage for a strong majority of workers. Some other perks are gym membership, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.