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SalesForce.com Administrator Salary

The average SalesForce.com Administrator in the United States earns approximately $61K annually. Total cash earnings of SalesForce.com Administrators range from $43K on the low end to $93K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $15K, respectively. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Men working as SalesForce.com Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$43,992 - $88,625
(Median)
$44K
$61K
$89K
MEDIAN: $61,124
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$17.26 - $41.67
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$17
$23
$42
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary 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.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,992 - $88,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,956  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,262  
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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$42,956 - $92,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 862
National Hourly Rate 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.
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.26 - $41.67  
   
Overtime
$25.03 - $48.84  
National Annualized 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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,956  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,262  
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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$42,956 - $92,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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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


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with SQL, Database, and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 17 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include System Administration and Microsoft Office. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know Business Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for SalesForce.com Administrator

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $60K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $71K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $81K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $90K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 26 percent, SalesForce.com Administrators in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. SalesForce.com Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+15 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Cincinnati is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (8 percent lower) and Seattle (5 percent lower).

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
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National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect SalesForce.com Administrator Salaries

SQL
up arrow 22%

Database
up arrow 17%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 13%



Training
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Salesforce
0%

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Process Improvement
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

System Administration
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
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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