Front End Developer / Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Front End Developer / Engineer is $67,743 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$43,538 - $101,741
$44K
$68K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,743
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50%
90%

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$15.26 - $56.89
$15
$31
$57
MEDIAN: $30.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,538 - $101,741  
   
Bonus
$486.65 - $10,216  
Profit Sharing
$404.06 - $10,146  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,998 - $105,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,774
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $56.89  
   
Overtime
$19.34 - $62.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$486.65 - $10,216  
   
Profit Sharing
$404.06 - $10,146  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$41,998 - $105,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 356
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Job Description for Front End Developer / Engineer

A front end developer/engineer is in charge of managing complex details about projects that require analyzing design requirements, as well as recommending technical solutions to make projects scalable, maintainable, and efficient. They also debug websites to fix mistakes in the code to make sure they are error-free for network administrators and end users. A front end developer/engineer needs to handle stress well and be a great team player, as they will normally work many hours and in team settings to ensure all hardware and software works properly. Their main tools involve a personal computer, and popular software such as a word processor or notepad, programming language editors, and different browser setups to check website errors across platforms. They may work in an office with other professionals in similar positions, such as software developers or web designers, or they may work from home. They report to the organization's IT manager. Besides analyzing code and debugging applications, they also should have working knowledge of several programming languages and able to adapt to new versions of software. They also should be proficient in using Office applications, and have advanced knowledge in databases and networks. In addition, a bachelor's degree in information technology is needed to become a front end developer/engineer. Additional certifications such as the SUN, IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle developer certifications can provide advantages over other applicants.


Front End Developer / Engineer Tasks

  • Interpret requirements and create project plans to meet schedule and quality goals.
  • Work across teams to identify and solve problems.
  • Document code, including commenting and reporting on features.
  • Program in multiple languages to create specified products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Front End Developer / Engineer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,554

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Q: What is it like working as a Front End Developer / Engineer?

Front End Developer / Engineer in San Francisco:
`"$Fast paced, fun, interesting, evolving, challenging."`
Pros: Learning all the different tools and how new, better ones are always showing up, easy going, friendly environment, great location.
Cons: The sadness that comes with having to scrap a certain idea or design after working on it, age difference, lack of company team building exercises.

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Key Stats for Front End Developer / Engineer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 362 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Front End Developer / Engineer Salaries

▲30%

▲26%

▲14%

National Average
$69,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Front End Developer / Engineer Salaries

▲10%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$69,000

▼2%


Git
▼2%



▼4%

▼5%

▼7%

▼8%


PHP
▼12%

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 362 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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