SalesForce.com Administrator Salary

SalesForce.com Administrators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $61K per year. Final cash compensation to SalesForce.com Administrators varies from around $42K to approximately $93K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $13K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men working as SalesForce.com Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Job satisfaction for SalesForce.com Administrators is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$43,167 - $89,291
(Median)
$43K
$61K
$89K
MEDIAN: $61,281
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50%
90%

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$16.68 - $41.91
(Median)
$17
$24
$42
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,167 - $89,291  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,949  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,913  
Commission
$3,052  
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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$42,177 - $93,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.68 - $41.91  
   
Overtime
$24.16 - $49.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,949  
   
Commission
$3,052  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,913  
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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$42,177 - $93,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 180
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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 results imply that SalesForce.com Administrators deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in SQL, Project Coordinating, Business Analysis, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 13 percent. Those listing Database Administration as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Web Development and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Business Analysis tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for SalesForce.com Administrator

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of SalesForce.com Administrators. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $60K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $72K. On average, SalesForce.com Administrators make $82K following one to two decades on the job. SalesForce.com Administrators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $92K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,903

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

SalesForce.com Administrators will find that Boston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 23 percent. SalesForce.com Administrators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+14 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), and San Diego (+12 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Denver.

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




National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect SalesForce.com Administrator Salaries

SQL
up arrow 13%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 12%




Project Management
up arrow 2%

Training
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Salesforce
up arrow 1%

Database
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 4%

System Administration
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Web Development
up arrow 17%

Database Administration
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 214 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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