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Average Salary for Salesforce.com, Inc. Employees

Operating out of San Francisco, Calif., customer service solutions / crm company Salesforce.com, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Software Engineer to Solutions Architect. Generous compensation can be found at Salesforce.com, Inc.; employee salaries often surpass six figures and average pay comes to $110K annually. Salesforce.com, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though where you live and your role at the company are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Salesforce.com, Inc. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Employer: Salesforce.com, Inc.
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About This Company

The Landmark @ One Market Street
San Francisco, California 94107


Customer Service Solutions / CRM



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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $103K annually. The largest slice of the Salesforce.com, Inc. workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $81K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($129K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Portland, Ore. (about $111K), Chicago, Ill. ($109K), and the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. ($107K) are the next top-paying cities. Seattle, Wash. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $70K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to around $129K per year.


Bringing in the most money are Solutions Architects — their earnings average $141K annually. Senior Software Engineers are a close second at $126K along with Senior Account Executives ($120K) and Senior Technical Writers (about $120K). Financial compensation for Senior Business Analysts is rather low — on average only $100K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $150K per year. On average, salaries rise to $140K annually for accredited Salesforce Certified Consultants. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Salesforce.com, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $135K per year.


When it comes to skills, Customer Relationship Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $120K annually. A common skill in Salesforce.com, Inc.'s work force is Java; close to a seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers usually know Project Management, Salesforce, and Data Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. Salesforce.com, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Salesforce.com, Inc.


45 %
55 %
$53,669 - $109,957
$58,746 - $126,377
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
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