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. Financial compensation at Salesforce.com, Inc. jumps well into six-figure territory; median pay is $110K. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Salesforce.com, Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Landmark @ One Market Street
San Francisco, California 94107


Customer Service Solutions / CRM



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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Salesforce.com, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $110K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Salesforce.com, Inc. employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $70K annually on average.


The highest average salaries go to Senior Software Engineers, who bring in close to about $143K per year, though Software Developers are not far behind at $127K along with Solutions Architects ($121K) and Software Engineers (approximately $121K). Salesforce.com, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Account Executives (about $65K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($121K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif.; Boston, Mass. (approximately $105K), Atlanta, Ga. ($93K), and Seattle, Wash. (around $88K) are the next top-paying cities. At $66K, Indianapolis, Ind. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — approximately $124K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $149K annually for Certified ScrumMasters; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn around $147K per year on average. Salesforce.com, Inc. workers who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $172K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Java; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $129K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Salesforce.com, Inc. is Project Management; close to a seventh of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Salesforce, JavaScript, and SQL.

Benefits and Perks

Most employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all respondents, and almost all employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Salesforce.com, Inc.


38 %
62 %
$52,417 - $130,439
$56,316 - $135,369

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$52,719 - $120,079
$51,430 - $121,594
$66,958 - $142,591
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