Average Salary for Salesforce.com, Inc. Employees

Salesforce.com, Inc. is a customer service solutions / crm firm headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. that hires for Software Engineer positions, Customer Success Manager roles, and more. Those searching for a six-figure salary consider Salesforce.com, Inc., where hearty paychecks average $113K. At Salesforce.com, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and where you live each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Salesforce.com, Inc. Median Salary by Job





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  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 700
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About This Company

The Landmark @ One Market Street
San Francisco, California 94107


Customer Service Solutions / CRM



Salesforce.com, Inc. pays its employees an average of $105,206 a year. Salaries at Salesforce.com, Inc. range from an average of $62,441 to $166,348 a year. Salesforce.com, Inc. employees with the job title Senior Vice President (SVP), Marketing make the most with an average annual salary of $289,350, while employees with the title Receptionist make the least with an average annual salary of $36,905.


Senior Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $140K annually — though Solutions Architects, Software Engineers, and Senior Technical Writers also do fairly well at $124K, around $118K, and $112K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Salesforce.com, Inc. are Account Executives — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $67K.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $109K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Salesforce.com, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $80K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($117K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif.; New York, N.Y. (around $110K), Seattle, Wash. (about $100K), and Portland, Ore. (approximately $85K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Indianapolis, Ind. at $72K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to $120K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $147K per year. Certified ScrumMasters also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $139K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Salesforce.com, Inc. pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — around $169K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Java; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $123K per year. Salesforce is regularly seen around here; around one in eight of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Project Management, JavaScript, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Most survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for the vast majority of workers also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, gym membership, a company cell phone, a stock purchase plan, and free drinks.

Salesforce.com, Inc. Job Listings

Key Stats for Salesforce.com, Inc.


38 %
62 %
$56,081 - $125,375
$60,736 - $136,261

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$54,385 - $125,821
$51,833 - $117,853
$66,451 - $142,591

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