Salesforce Certification

Credential Overview

The Salesforce Certified Administrator credential is designed for those who have experience as a Salesforce Administrator. Candidates should possess broad knowledge of Salesforce applications, regularly configure and manage Salesforce, and continuously look for ways their companies can get even more from additional features and capabilities.

Here are some examples of the concepts you should understand to pass the exam:

  • Manage users, data, and security
  • Maintain and customize Sales Cloud and Service Cloud applications
  • Build reports, dashboards, and workflows

About the Exam

All proctored Salesforce certification exams can be scheduled as an onsite or online exam. Learn more about scheduling an exam.

Quick facts about the exam:

  • 60 multiple-choice questions*
  • 110 minutes allotted to complete the exam
  • 65% is the passing score
  • Registration fee is USD 200
  • Retake fee is USD 100
  • No hard-copy or online materials may be referenced during the exam
*Please note that on occasion, Salesforce Certification may place a small number of unscored questions on an exam in order to gather data on question performance. These unscored exam questions are in addition to the 60 scored questions on your exam, and have no impact whatsoever on your final exam score.

Sample Questions

These sample questions are representative of what you can expect to see on the Salesforce Certified Administrator exam and are designed to help you become familiar with the testing format. More sample questions are available in our Exam Guide.

What should a system administrator use to disable access to a custom application for a group of users?

  1. Profiles
  2. Sharing rules
  3. Web tabs
  4. Page layouts

The Answer is A.

What should a system administrator consider before importing a set of records into Salesforce?

  1. The import file should include a record owner for each record.
  2. Currency field values will default to the personal currency of the record owner.
  3. Data should be de-duplicated in the import file prior to import.
  4. Validation rules are not triggered when importing data using the import wizard.

The Answer is A,C.