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Average Front End Developer / Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$74,442
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$4,983
Bonus
AU$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Front End Developer / Engineer in Australia is AU$74,442.
10%
A$51k
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A$74k
90%
A$109k
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AU$51k - AU$109k
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AU$958 - AU$10k
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AU$1k - AU$10k
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AU$50k - AU$114k
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What Do Front End Developer / Engineers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Front End Developer / Engineer

AU$85k

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Front End Developer / Engineers?

Skills in JavaScript and React.js are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML, HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Front End Developer / Engineers?

An entry-level Front End Developer / Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$58,135 based on 38 salaries. An early career Front End Developer / Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,728 based on 387 salaries. A mid-career Front End Developer / Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,147 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Front End Developer / Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$99,998 based on 63 salaries.
Employees with Front End Developer / Engineer in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (6.6% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (23.5% less), Perth, Western Australia (19.4% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (15.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 665 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
58.2%
Mid Career
26.6%
Experienced
9.5%

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