Zero to Admin: 3 Steps to Becoming a Salesforce Administrator

Posted by Sarah Bratman on Jan 3, 2017 9:54:00 AM


By 2020, 1.9 million jobs are expected to be available within the Salesforce ecosystem. The average salary for these positions is over $70,000. If you’re interested in technology, Sales, or their intersection at Sales Operations and CRM systems, it is the right time to transition to a Salesforce career. Careers are constantly opening up, and demand is only growing.

Changing or starting a new career is hard in any circumstance, but breaking into the Salesforce ecosystem can be especially tricky if you haven’t worked with it before. The primary goal is to get certified, but there are also some important steps both before and after certification.  

Whether you’re starting from ground zero or a few steps in, it’s helpful to have a roadmap for getting your Salesforce Admin career started. Here is a step-by-step guide to becoming a Salesforce Admin:


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You’ve been wanting to start your Salesforce Administrator career, and there’s no reason to wait any longer. Jobs are opening up, and this guide will walk you through the steps to landing one of them.

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Topics: Administrators, Careers, Guide, Salesforce