What should Salesforce professionals expect to earn? How do your peers feel about their employers, certifications, diversity, and earning potential? Download the new extended edition of our Salesforce Salary Survey to find out. Our report takes a comprehensive look at salaries across all Salesforce positions. We examine workplace benefits and highlight factors influencing job satisfaction and industry trends, giving you the most current snapshot of the Salesforce Ohana available anywhere.
Our extended edition also features tips for adopting Salesforce Lightning, comment on whether Trailhead increases your chance of gaining employment, and a new section exploring Einstein Analytics.
62% of respondents told us their employer has a clear diversity statement, but only 53% felt their employer paid equal pay for equal work.
44% of respondents stated that their salary increased after becoming Salesforce certified.
66% reported that the number of Salesforce projects had increased compared to last year.
22% of professionals expect to leave their current employer within the next 12 months, and almost half of those are leaving for a higher salary.
71% of professionals working within the Salesforce ecosystem now hold at least one Salesforce certification, with 44% reporting that their salary has increased since its completion. The certifications that professionals believe will increase their earning potential are Sales Cloud Consultant (25%), Service Cloud Consultant (25%) and Advanced Administrator (24%).
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Moving from on-premise to the cloud
Variety of products and services
Each response to the salary survey has been validated using robust statistical analysis and automated data validation rules in order to be included in the results. Any data profiles that do not pass our validation rules and statistical analysis, or that are deemed questionable, incomplete, or duplicate were removed in order to provide meaningful results.
The level of seniority for permanent salaries is split into junior, medium and senior, and is based on years of experience working with Salesforce products. Individual salary information from survey responses is used solely for benchmarking purposes. Personal salary information will only be used in an anonymized way and is not in connection with any individual role or hiring decision.