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Average Salary for Tableau Software, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., Tableau Software, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the data visualization, from Software Engineer to Sales Consultant. The average Tableau Software, Inc. employee earns $84K per year. Your experience level influences pay for Tableau Software, Inc. workers the most, followed by your role at the company and geography. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Tableau Software, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc, Google, Inc.
Employer: Tableau Software, 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)
$81,231 - $123,475  
[-]Software Engineer (14)
Salary$66,750 - $112,250  
Bonus$2,500 - $11,225  
Profit Disbursement$913 - $15,656  
Total Pay$81,231 - $123,475  
[+]Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) (5)
$49,199 - $124,420  
[+]Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) (5)
Salary$55,791 - $118,605  
Bonus$1,546 - $15,195  
Total Pay$49,199 - $124,420  
[+]Sales Consultant (4)
$22,270 - $112,052  
[+]Sales Consultant (4)
Salary$23,825 - $93,758  
Bonus$833 - $33,049  
Total Pay$22,270 - $112,052  
[+]Technical Support Engineer (4)
$36,918 - $77,617  
[+]Technical Support Engineer (4)
Salary$36,855 - $71,595  
Bonus$1,065 - $10,171  
Total Pay$36,918 - $77,617  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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About This Company

400 North 34th Street
Seattle, Washington 98103


Data visualization, Software Engineering

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $89K annually. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $57K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Technical Program Managers, who bring in close to $105K annually, though Test Software Development Engineers are not far behind at $95K along with Software Engineers (around $92K) and Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers (approximately $68K). Customer Success Managers make an average around $38K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


Residents of Chicago, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $125K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($79K) and Austin, Texas (about $68K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Tableau Software, Inc. employee makes $170K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $73K per year. On average, salaries rise to approximately $61K annually for accredited Comptia A+ Service Technicians. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) at Tableau Software, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $100K per year.


When it comes to skills, Program Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $102K annually. SQL also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Service, C++, and Java were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 42 percent. A large number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Tableau Software, Inc. provides health insurance to almost all employees, and almost all respondents do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Tableau Software, Inc.


35 %
65 %
$35,172 - $81,389
$43,156 - $107,346
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 19 votes.
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