SalesForce.com Administrator Salary

For SalesForce.com Administrators, yearly average wages total $61K annually. Total cash compensation to SalesForce.com Administrators bottoms out near $43K and approaches $92K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $13K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men make up a slight majority of SalesForce.com Administrators (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for SalesForce.com Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$43,637 - $88,208

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$17.17 - $41.56

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,637 - $88,208  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,862  
Profit Sharing
$48.29 - $13,277  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,673 - $92,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 969
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.17 - $41.56  
   
Overtime
$25.13 - $48.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,862  
   
Profit Sharing
$48.29 - $13,277  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,673 - $92,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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Job Description for SalesForce.com Administrator

A SalesForce.com administrator generally looks after a company's SalesForce.com support system, as well as making sure the system is functioning properly. This position requires the employee to monitor and make any required changes to SalesForce.com that will ultimately affect other departments such as sales, marketing, and customer support. The SalesForce.com administrator is also responsible for generating reports on the effectiveness of advertising and marketing efforts. The administrator often works with data and end users, tests and adds any updates to the system, and works with other staff members to incorporate necessary changes.

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SalesForce.com Administrator Tasks

  • Define user needs and work with programmers to deliver custom solutions and smooth data flow.
  • Train and support user teams daily and with exceptions, upgrades and problems.
  • Design data integrity strategy, including custom fields, triggers and workflows.
  • Configure and clean database and data, including ensuring dashboards are accurate.
  • Create reports and dashboards to share data across teams.

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Popular Skills for SalesForce.com Administrator


SalesForce.com Administrators seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SQL, Project Coordinating, Database, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 18 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include System Administration, Microsoft Office, and Database Management & Reporting. Most people skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent in Business Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for SalesForce.com Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many SalesForce.com Administrators, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $60K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $71K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $81K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $90K.

Pay Difference by Location


For SalesForce.com Administrators, Boston provides a pay rate that is 25 percent greater than the national average. SalesForce.com Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+14 percent), Houston (+13 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 14 percent south of the national average, can be found in Cincinnati. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Seattle (8 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

SalesForce.com Administrator Reviews

What is it like working as a SalesForce.com Administrator?

SalesForce.com Administrator in Greensboro:
"Challenging And Cutting Edge."
Pros: Being a SFDC administrator combines my three strongest skills: technology, sales, and teaching. In addition to the work, my supervisor acts as a mentor who is set on grooming me for management.
Cons: When we're re not working on projects it's easy to get bored with the day to day "help desk" support we provide for our users. Training new employees who have a high turnover rate is also tedious work.

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Experience Affects SalesForce.com Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect SalesForce.com Administrator Salaries

SQL
up arrow 18%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 15%

Database
up arrow 11%



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Salesforce
0%

National Average
$62,000

Process Improvement
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

System Administration
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%
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