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. Salesforce.com, Inc. employees bring home the big bucks — six-figure salaries are common, and average pay approaches $110K per year. Salesforce.com, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your experience level and geography are also considered. 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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Solutions Architects rake in the most money, with average earnings of $141K per year; Senior Software Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $128K, while Senior Technical Writers and Software Engineers rank near the top as well (about $120K and approximately $116K, respectively). Financial compensation for Information Technology Project Managers is rather low — on average only $55K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $104K annually. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $81K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $115K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill. ($110K), the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. ($109K), and Portland, Ore. (around $84K) are the next top-paying cities. Indianapolis, Ind. is near the bottom for pay at $71K. By state, Salesforce.com, Inc. employees make the most in New York, earning around $115K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salesforce Certified Consultants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $140K annually. Earning a Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant certification garners significant financial rewards of $127K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Salesforce.com, Inc. pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — $150K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Program Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $164K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Salesforce.com, Inc. is Project Management, with around a sixth considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Java, Salesforce, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Almost all employees can count on health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Salesforce.com, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as gym membership, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, a stock purchase plan, and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Salesforce.com, Inc.


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55 %
$53,480 - $115,583
$56,877 - $127,623
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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 36 votes.

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