Average Salary for Salesforce.com, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Salesforce.com, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the customer service solutions / crm sector, from Software Engineer to Senior Account Executive. Workers at Salesforce.com, Inc. bring home significant six-figure salaries — on average, employees make $108K. Your experience level influences pay for Salesforce.com, Inc. workers the most, followed by where you live and your job title. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Salesforce.com, Inc. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Salesforce.com, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Software Engineer (14)
$84,000 - $144,125  
[-]Software Engineer (14)
Salary$77,000 - $132,453  
Bonus$6,953 - $19,574  
Total Pay$84,000 - $144,125  
[+]Senior Business Analyst (6)
$76,861 - $142,663  
[+]Senior Business Analyst (6)
Salary$71,525 - $122,747  
Bonus$2,667 - $14,832  
Total Pay$76,861 - $142,663  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (5)
$93,924 - $180,115  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (5)
Salary$89,089 - $154,879  
Bonus$3,371 - $31,844  
Total Pay$93,924 - $180,115  
[+]Senior Account Executive (5)
$66,453 - $222,409  
[+]Senior Account Executive (5)
Salary$58,738 - $152,696  
Commission$26,059 - $172,323  
Total Pay$66,453 - $222,409  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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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

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.

Key Stats for Salesforce.com, Inc.


44 %
56 %
$55,586 - $112,335
$67,617 - $129,908
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 33 votes.

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