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Average Salary for Tableau Software, Inc. Employees

Based in Seattle, Washington, data visualization industry player Tableau Software, Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Software Engineer and Technical Program Manager positions. Tableau Software, Inc. generally pays its employees $78K per year. Your experience level is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Tableau Software, Inc.; what you do at the company has a (lesser) effect as well. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Tableau Software, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
Microsoft Corp, Inc, The Boeing Company
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 (10)
$83,053 - $130,568  
[-]Software Engineer (10)
Salary$58,892 - $118,699  
Bonus$-0.50 - $11,870  
Profit Disbursement$879 - $15,515  
Total Pay$83,053 - $130,568  
[+]Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) (4)
$46,259 - $113,662  
[+]Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) (4)
Salary$53,467 - $112,070  
Bonus$943 - $9,923  
Total Pay$46,259 - $113,662  
[+]Technical Program Manager (TPM) (4)
$78,102 - $142,045  
[+]Technical Program Manager (TPM) (4)
Salary$70,783 - $125,995  
Bonus$4,150 - $17,781  
Total Pay$78,102 - $142,045  
[+]Sales Consultant (3)
$23,925 - $96,778  
[+]Sales Consultant (3)
Salary$23,487 - $90,025  
Bonus$840 - $30,624  
Total Pay$23,925 - $96,778  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Tableau Software, Inc. Details

400 North 34th Street
Seattle, Washington 98103


Data visualization, Software Engineering

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Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to $89K. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the Tableau Software, Inc. workforce (39 percent) has a tenure of one to four years and earns approximately $58K annually.


Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $170K per year.


Bringing in the most money are Technical Program Managers — their earnings average around $102K. Software Engineers are a close second at $92K along with Test Software Development Engineers (about $80K) and Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers ($68K). Near the bottom at Tableau Software, Inc. are Sales Consultants, pulling in just approximately $35K.

Certifications and Degrees

Comptia A+ Service Technicians are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $61K. At Tableau Software, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) receive the highest salaries at about $140K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Program Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $102K. C++ is a popular skill in the Tableau Software, Inc. workforce; just under a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are SQL, Customer Service, and Java.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 42 percent. A fair portion of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and nearly all workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and life insurance.

Key Stats

32 %
68 %
$34,720 - $78,185
$38,783 - $106,054
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

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