Average Salary for Salesforce.com, Inc. Employees

San Francisco, Calif.-based Salesforce.com, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Software Engineer to Customer Success Manager in the customer service solutions / crm. With average pay surpassing six figures at Salesforce.com, Inc. ($111K), workers enjoy generous pay. At Salesforce.com, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company and geography each factor into the equation as well. This report 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 about $105K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Salesforce.com, Inc. employees (34 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $70K per year on average.


Senior Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $142K annually; Solutions Architects come in second with average earnings amounting to $122K, while Software Engineers and Software Developers rank near the top as well ($121K and approximately $118K, respectively). With salaries averaging about $70K, Account Executives are among the lowest paid at Salesforce.com, Inc.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($119K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif.; Atlanta, Ga. ($106K), Seattle, Wash. ($88K), and Chicago, Ill. (approximately $85K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $66K, Indianapolis, Ind. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at $121K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $144K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Certified ScrumMasters with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $143K annually. The best paid folks at Salesforce.com, Inc. have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning approximately $172K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Java; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $130K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, about a seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Salesforce, JavaScript, and Customer Relationship Management.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Almost all employees report having health insurance, and almost all survey participants report having dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, gym membership, a company cell phone, a stock purchase plan, and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Salesforce.com, Inc.


37 %
63 %
$51,950 - $122,167
$56,497 - $136,767

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$52,641 - $120,714
$51,183 - $120,472
$66,958 - $140,147
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