Bringing in the most money are Solutions Architects — their earnings average about $141K per year. Senior Technical Writers are a close second at $120K along with Software Engineers (approximately $116K) and Product Managers of Software ($115K). Information Technology Project Managers make an average $55K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $105K annually on average. The largest slice of the Salesforce.com, Inc. workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $82K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $120K annually) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y. ($119K), Chicago, Ill. ($110K), and the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $110K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $73K) is Indianapolis, Ind. Across its U.S. offices, the state of New York pays Salesforce.com, Inc. the most — $119K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $150K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Salesforce Certified Consultant is rewarded with median pay of $140K per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Salesforce.com, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $150K annually.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, gym membership, a stock purchase plan, and free drinks.