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Average Entry-Level Front End Developer / Engineer Salary

$59,361
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,457
Bonus
$1,977
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Front End Developer / Engineer is $59,361.
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$41k
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$59k
90%
$86k
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$41k - $86k
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$409 - $10k
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$485 - $7k
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$38k - $87k
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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.

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 jQuery, HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

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

An early career Front End Developer / Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,630 based on 3,574 salaries. A mid-career Front End Developer / Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,998 based on 1,484 salaries. An experienced Front End Developer / Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,369 based on 597 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,601.
Employees with Front End Developer / Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.2% more) and New York, New York (13.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,736 survey responses.
Early Career
62.3%
Mid Career
25.9%
Experienced
10.4%
Late Career
1.4%