Average Salary for Tableau Software, Inc. Employees

Seattle, Wash.-based Tableau Software, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Software Engineer to Software Test Quality Assurance Engineer in the data visualization. Tableau Software, Inc. pays its employees $84K per year on average. Tableau Software, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on where you live, though your job title and your experience level are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

400 North 34th Street
Seattle, Washington 98103


Data visualization, Software Engineering

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $150K annually) can be spotted in Palo Alto, Calif.; Chicago, Ill. ($125K), New York, N.Y. (approximately $85K), and the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($41K) in Washington, DC, one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Tableau Software, Inc. the most — about $150K per year on average.


Earning approximately $122K annually on average, Senior Software Engineers receive the most money, followed by Software Engineers (around $94K), Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers (about $70K), and Senior Technical Support Engineers ($60K). Among the lower-paid positions at Tableau Software, Inc. are Customer Success Managers — the median salary for this role approaches $38K.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $92K per year. The largest slice of the Tableau Software, Inc. workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $57K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants receive bigger paychecks ($80K per year) than those without credentials. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $73K annually. The best paid folks at Tableau Software, Inc. have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS), earning around $100K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Program Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $102K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Tableau Software, Inc. is SQL, with around a sixth considering it a key competency. Customer Service, C++, and Java were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (43 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A 401(k) program is available, and a fair number of survey participants use it to save for retirement. At Tableau Software, Inc., the vast majority of employees have health insurance, and almost all respondents have dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and life insurance.

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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