Average Salary for Salesforce.com, Inc. Employees

San Francisco, Calif.-based Salesforce.com, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Software Engineer to Solutions Architect in the customer service solutions / crm. Financial compensation at Salesforce.com, Inc. jumps well into six-figure territory; median pay is $112K. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Salesforce.com, Inc., but your experience level and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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The Landmark @ One Market Street
San Francisco, California 94107


Customer Service Solutions / CRM



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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.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Salesforce; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $120K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-sixth of Salesforce.com, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Java, Data Analysis, and JavaScript.

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.

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Key Stats for Salesforce.com, Inc.


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56 %
$54,248 - $115,061
$59,041 - $128,590
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

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