SalesForce.com Administrator Salary

Average SalesForce.com Administrators in the United States make around $61K annually. Total cash compensation to SalesForce.com Administrators approaches anywhere from $43K on the lower end to $93K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $13K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Male SalesForce.com Administrators are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most SalesForce.com Administrators. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$43,796 - $88,428
(Median)
$44K
$61K
$88K
MEDIAN: $60,909
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$17.26 - $41.41
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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
$43,796 - $88,428  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,883  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,822  
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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$42,925 - $92,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 934
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.26 - $41.41  
   
Overtime
$25.08 - $48.78  
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 - $9,883  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,822  
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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$42,925 - $92,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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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, facility with SQL, Project Coordinating, and Database are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 15 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Administration, Microsoft Office, and Database Management & Reporting. Most people experienced in 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of SalesForce.com Administrators. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $60K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $72K. SalesForce.com Administrators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $81K. SalesForce.com Administrators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $90K.

Pay Difference by Location


Boston offers some of the highest pay in the country for SalesForce.com Administrators, 26 percent above the national average. SalesForce.com Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+13 percent), Houston (+13 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Austin (+12 percent). Cincinnati is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Denver (8 percent lower) and Seattle (4 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
up arrow 46%



National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect SalesForce.com Administrator Salaries

SQL
up arrow 23%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 15%

Database
up arrow 11%



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Salesforce
0%

National Average
$61,000

Process Improvement
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

System Administration
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 163 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: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%
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