Salesforce is a customer relationship management (CRM), cloud software solution “that gives every business team?—from sales and marketing to commerce, service, and beyond—a single, shared view of every customer,” according to Salesforce Inc., the company that developed the platform. More than 150,000 companies use the Salesforce platform—including Unilever, NBCUniversal, Adidas, UnitedHealthcare, IBM, and PayPal. Salesforce developers build Salesforce applications across various “platform as a service” cloud systems or customize Sal...
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Salesforce developers earned salaries that ranged from $60,000 to $123,000 or more in 2021, according to PayScale.com. They received a median annual salary of $85,907. Indeed.com reports a higher average salary ($115,731) for Salesforce developers.
Some developers receive bonuses, access to profit-sharing programs, and other non-salary–related financial awards. In 2021, Salesforce develo...
Salesforce developers often work a standard 40-hour week, Monday through Friday, but they sometimes need to work at night and on weekends to meet deadlines. Some employers offer remote work options or hybrid remote/in-person positions.
Like any other career, this occupation can be stressful when overtime is required, coworkers have serious disagreements about the best design approach for...
Employment for software developers (including Salesforce developers) is expected to grow by 22 percent from 2021 to 2030, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This is much faster than the average for all careers. Salesforce and other customer relationship management tools continue to be extremely popular with businesses—which are always looking for more effective ways to interact with cus...