SalesForce.com Administrators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $63K per year. Overall cash earnings of SalesForce.com Administrators stretch from $44K near the bottom to $99K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and the specific company. Women SalesForce.com Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Work is enjoyable for SalesForce.com Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$44,653 - $93,191
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$45K
$63K
$93K
MEDIAN: $62,821
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$16.05 - $49.83
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,653 - $93,191  
   
Bonus
$494.13 - $10,219  
Profit Sharing
$48.05 - $10,406  
Commission
$2,035  
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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$43,686 - $98,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,305
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.05 - $49.83  
   
Overtime
$24.00 - $50.60  
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
$494.13 - $10,219  
   
Commission
$2,035  
Profit Sharing
$48.05 - $10,406  
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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$43,686 - $98,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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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 Employer Salaries for SalesForce.com Administrator


For SalesForce.com Administrators, below-average salaries can be found at Marchex, Inc.; in fact, average earnings are around $53K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($37K versus $80K) is great.

Popular Skills for SalesForce.com Administrator


SalesForce.com Administrators report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Business Analysis, Project Management, Project Coordinating, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 10 percent. Those listing Database Administration as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Database also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Business Analysis also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for SalesForce.com Administrator

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


For SalesForce.com Administrators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $61K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $78K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, SalesForce.com Administrators make a median salary of $86K. SalesForce.com Administrators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $90K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,716

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

For those looking to make money, SalesForce.com Administrators in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 21 percent above the national average. SalesForce.com Administrators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+14 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), Washington (+10 percent), and San Diego (+10 percent). Phoenix ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Chicago (9 percent less) and Nashville (4 percent less).

SalesForce.com Administrator Reviews

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

SalesForce.com Administrator in Charleston:
"Love the platform."
Pros: I help people and love learning new things about my CRM system everyday. I love the culture at my job with fruit/drinks/ and shorts with flip flops.
Cons: Salary inability to work from home.

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
$64,000


Skills That Affect SalesForce.com Administrator Salaries



Project Coordinating
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Data Analysis
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SQL
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$64,000

Web Development
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Microsoft Excel
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System Administration
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Database
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Microsoft Office
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Database Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 219 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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