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.
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.