Average Salary for Tableau Software, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Seattle, Wash., data visualization company Tableau Software, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Software Engineer to Software Test Quality Assurance Engineer. The average employee at Tableau Software, Inc. takes home $85K per year. Though what you do at the company and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Tableau Software, Inc., where you live turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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 ($150K annually) can be spotted in Palo Alto, Calif.; Chicago, Ill. (about $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. By state, Tableau Software, Inc. pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is around $150K per year.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Technical Program Managers, Software Engineers, Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers, and Senior Technical Support Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $105K annually, the other salaries come in at $94K, approximately $70K, and around $60K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Tableau Software, Inc. are Customer Success Managers — the median salary for this role approaches $38K.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $92K per year. The largest fraction of Tableau Software, Inc. people (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $57K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $80K per year. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $73K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in $100K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Program Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $102K annually. SQL is regularly seen around here; one-sixth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Service, Java, and C++.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 44 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of employees use it to save for retirement. For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and almost all respondents get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and life insurance.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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