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 Tableau Software, Inc. employee earns $84K annually. Where you live primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Tableau Software, Inc. 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 per year) can be spotted in Palo Alto, Calif.; Chicago, Ill. ($125K), New York, N.Y. (about $85K), and the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Washington, DC; in fact, at approximately $41K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at $150K annually.


Senior Software Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $122K per year; Software Engineers, Software Test Quality Assurance Engineers, and Senior Technical Support Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $94K, $70K, and approximately $60K, respectively. With salaries averaging about $38K, Customer Success Managers are among the lowest paid at Tableau Software, Inc.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $92K annually. The largest fraction of Tableau Software, Inc. people (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $57K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants earn $80K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers with credentials; these people earn about $73K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS); Tableau Software, Inc. awards approximately $100K to these degree-holders.


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 one-sixth considering it a key competency. Customer Service, C++, and Java were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Merely 43 percent at Tableau Software, Inc. earn paid vacation and paid sick time. A strong majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Tableau Software, Inc. sponsors. Almost all workers can count on health insurance, and nearly all respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Tableau Software, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as 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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