Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $112K per year. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $72K annually.
Senior Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $142K per year on average; Software Developers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $127K, followed by Software Engineers earning $121K and Solutions Architects making $120K. Among the lower-paid positions at Salesforce.com, Inc. are Campaign Managers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $70K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($124K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif.; Atlanta, Ga. (around $118K), Seattle, Wash. ($88K), and Portland, Ore. ($87K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $68K) is Indianapolis, Ind. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Salesforce.com, Inc. employee makes $127K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $149K annually. Certified ScrumMasters also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $142K per year. Salesforce.com, Inc. workers who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are also well compensated, earning around $172K on average.
Benefits and Perks
Most workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For the vast majority of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of employees get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and free drinks.