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 Area Sales Manager. Compensation for Tableau Software, Inc. employees is around $82K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Tableau Software, Inc. employees is geography, though your job title and your experience level play a role as well. This report is based on 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 (about $140K annually) can be spotted in Palo Alto, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. ($112K), New York, N.Y. ($85K), and the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. (around $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $48K) in Washington, DC, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Tableau Software, Inc. employees make the most in California, earning $130K per year on average.


Bringing in the most money are Sales Consultants — their earnings average $123K annually. Test Software Development Engineers are a close second at approximately $108K along with Software Engineers ($97K) and Area Sales Managers ($50K). Near the bottom at Tableau Software, Inc. are Customer Success Managers, pulling in an average of just about $40K.

Years of Experience

Average pay is around $90K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Tableau Software, Inc. people (41 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $56K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $118K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $68K annually for accredited Certified Public Accountants. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in $107K per year.


When it comes to skills, Java seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $102K annually. SQL also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to a seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Customer Service, C++, and Customer Relationship Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of employees enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Most employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all respondents, and the vast majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a casual working environment, stock options, free drinks, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Tableau Software, Inc.


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$35,949 - $78,619
$43,717 - $107,346
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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