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Salesforce Developer Overview

Job Description

A freelance Salesforce Developer is responsible for designing, customizing, and maintaining Salesforce applications to meet the specific business requirements of clients. They work on a project basis and collaborate with clients to understand their needs, develop solutions, and implement them using Salesforce tools and technologies. Responsibilities may include creating custom objects, fields, and workflows, designing visual layouts and user interfaces, integrating third-party applications, writing Apex code and triggers, and performing system testing and debugging. A freelance Salesforce Developer should have a strong knowledge of Salesforce CRM, proficiency in various Salesforce development tools (such as Visualforce and Lightning), and the ability to work independently and deliver high-quality solutions within agreed-upon deadlines.

Most Common Skills

Apex, JavaScript, and Salesforce - For more data, check Salesforce Developer skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$105 - This number comes from our open-source Salesforce Developer hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • Salesforce Developers can build custom applications using Apex, which is a unique programming language developed specifically for the Salesforce platform.
  • Salesforce Developers can create custom applications using the Lightning Component Framework.
  • Salesforce Developers can earn an average salary of over $100,000 per year.


  • "Salesforce Developers - the behind-the-scenes superheroes who turn code into customer success stories."
  • "The true mark of a great Salesforce developer is not just their technical skills, but their ability to empathize with users, understand their needs, and create solutions that truly enhance their experience."
  • "Being a Salesforce developer is like juggling multiple clouds - one wrong move and you might just make it rain bugs!"

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