Senior Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $134K annually; Sales Consultants come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $115K, while Software Engineers and Technical Account Managers rank near the top as well ($100K and $75K, respectively). Customer Success Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $49K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $89K per year. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $59K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $108K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Palo Alto, Calif. ($101K), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($77K), and Redmond, Wash. (about $77K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Austin, Texas; in fact, at $56K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Tableau Software, Inc. workers in Georgia earn the most — $108K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified ScrumMasters earn $97K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Tableau Server 8 Certified Professional is rewarded with median pay of around $93K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance at Tableau Software, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $106K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Java; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $107K annually. Customer Relationship Management is a popular skill among Tableau Software, Inc. workers, with close to an eighth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. SQL, Data Analysis, and Project Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (a quarter of survey participants) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A solid majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and nearly all workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include a casual working environment, free drinks, stock options, and a stock purchase plan.