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SalesForce.com Administrator Salary

Average SalesForce.com Administrators in the United States make around $61K per year. Final cash compensation to SalesForce.com Administrators varies from around $43K to approximately $92K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $3K, respectively. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Women SalesForce.com Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The majority of SalesForce.com Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$43,752 - $87,730
(Median)
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61K
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MEDIAN: $60,839
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$17.15 - $40.63
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,752 - $87,730  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,061  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,500  
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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$42,783 - $92,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 657
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.15 - $40.63  
   
Overtime
$25.08 - $49.19  
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 - $10,061  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,500  
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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$42,783 - $92,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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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, skills in SQL, Business Analysis, Training, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Administration and Microsoft Office. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in Business Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for SalesForce.com Administrator

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


SalesForce.com Administrators who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $59K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $70K. SalesForce.com Administrators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $82K. 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


Surpassing the national average by 27 percent, SalesForce.com Administrators in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. SalesForce.com Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+17 percent), Washington (+15 percent), Austin (+15 percent), and New York (+15 percent). In Cincinnati, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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 47%



National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect SalesForce.com Administrator Salaries

SQL
up arrow 9%


Training
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Salesforce
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Process Improvement
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

System Administration
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%