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Salesforce Developer Insights

Salesforce is the world’s leading CRM platform and is a business that is only growing. With Salesforce’s acquisition of Tableau in August 2019, Salesforce has become an unstoppable power when it comes to digital transformations, and they are believed to have more than 150,000 customers.

Salesforce is a big deal to CSS Tec, the technical division of Contemporary Staffing Solutions—so much so that we just launched a website for our Salesforce consulting services! CSS Tec is an award-winning registered Salesforce consulting partner with successful implementations, projects, support solutions, and trainings in the mid-Atlantic region, where we currently have over 50 active projects. We have expertise implementing and optimizing Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Communities, CPQ, Pardot, Field Service Lightning, Marketing Cloud, Commerce Cloud, and more! We’re proud to help shape and improve how our clients structure and manage their businesses.

“One of the great features of Salesforce is how easy it is to do configuration. However, there are use cases that will require development. Having strong APEX skills will really propel your Salesforce career!” says Chuck George, Salesforce Managing Director of CSS Tec.

The way we offer these excellent Salesforce services is through our strong Salesforce employees, including Salesforce Developers.


What is a Salesforce Developer?

A Salesforce Developer typically has received a bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology and is proficient in multiple programming languages, including Apex, JavaScript, and HTML. Salesforce Developers use these skills to develop software solutions and architecture to automate and optimize internal or external business processes on the Salesforce platform/cloud.


Salesforce Developer Data

According to the Salesforce website, the Salesforce Developer has a lucrative career path.

There are over 10,000 Salesforce Developer positions in the United States and the average salary for this position, in the United States, is $125,000.


According to Dice, a Salesforce Developer in the Philadelphia area can expect to make this:


· Entry level (0-2 years): $63,500 – $88,000/year

· Associate (3-5 years): $67,000 – $96,000/year

· Mid-Senior level (6-10 years): $74,500 – $109,000/year

· Director (11-14 years): $81,500 – $113,000/year


How to Become a Salesforce Developer

If you already know how to code, you’re halfway there! Salesforce as an organization is all about learning, and they have a ton of resources to not only get you started, but to get you certified as well. Check out Trailhead to get started today!


Not familiar with programming yet? No problem! SF99 is an entire website built by a self-taught Technical Architect to help other non-coders start a new career in Salesforce.


Once you’re a Salesforce Superstar, you’ll need a job to use your newfound skills! Check out our job board for all our open positions or contact a tech recruiter to help you in your job search!

Employers, looking to find skilled Salesforce Developers or to implement the Salesforce platform in your business? Let’s set up a time to chat!

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