Front End Developer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$99,123
$17,002
Additional Cash Compensation
$116,125
Total Compensation
Median: $99K
Min: $55K
Max: $240K

How Much Does a Front End Developer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Front End Developer in Chicago is $99,123. The average additional cash compensation for a Front End Developer in Chicago is $17,002. The average total compensation for a Front End Developer in Chicago is $116,125. Front End Developer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Front End Developer employees in Chicago.

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Front End Developer jobs in Chicago

Front-end Engineer, Video Editor

Chicago
1 week ago
+30
We built the simplest and most reliable screen recorder and browser-based video editor in the world, but that’s only the beginning. Our near future is full of ambitious new goals, features, and products that will enable us to further improve how we provide service to our users and accelerate our already fast growth. We prioritize fast iteration without compromising quality, while maintaining an attention to detail that creates the kind of delightful interactions we’re known for. We’re looking for an experienced, compassionate, and thoughtful engineer to build effective tools for video in the classroom.

Lead Engineer: Video Editor Front-end

Chicago
1 week ago
+30
We built the simplest and most reliable screen recorder and browser-based video editor in the world, but that’s only the beginning. Our near future is full of ambitious new goals, features, and products that will enable us to further improve how we provide service to our users and accelerate our already fast growth. We prioritize fast iteration without compromising quality, while maintaining an attention to detail that creates the kind of delightful interactions we’re known for. We’re looking for an experienced, compassionate, and thoughtful engineer to build effective tools for video in the classroom.

Sr. Software Engineer (Front-End)

Chicago
9 hours ago
+25
As a Senior Front-End Software Engineer on the Echo Global Logistics team, you will contribute to engineering of large scale web-based applications to enable Echo’s business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever growing market.

Front End Software Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+40
You are looking for your next position as an experienced Font End Software Engineer and you have a passion for User Experience and expertise needed to execute front end development for our product interfaces. This role reports directly our Engineering Manager and will work closely with counterparts on the Engineering team to ensure successful front-end delivery.

Senior Frontend Engineer, Cryptoassets

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+54
As a member of this team, you will be expected to design and develop all UX/UI software and to play a critical role in the design of various inter-process APIs.  The team’s existing interfaces are written in TypeScript and JavaScript with a heavy emphasis on React. Candidates should have strong initiative and have proven experience independently driving projects to completion.  We work from high-level requirements and programmers are expected to gain an intimate understanding of the business and work directly with traders and researchers on a daily basis.

Front-end Developer

Chicago
3 days ago
+37
Job Description Enodo Inc is looking for a talented front-end developer to join our Chicago team. Enodo has developed a web-based predictive analytics software and robust API as a service for the multifamily real estate industry. The software allows investors, developers, brokers, and lenders to analyze rent, occupancy, and risk-adjusted returns for multifamily properties by applying artificial intelligence to over 3,500 demographic, economic,

Senior Front-end Software Engineer

Remote
3 days ago
+43
Are you an experienced engineer who is passionate about frontend development and cloud technologies? Are you looking for an environment where you can positively impact and automate the development process? Build to scale and optimize efficiently? Share your opinions on future technologies, and most importantly, thrive in a team environment? We openly encourage and empower our dev teams to work remotely (and remote work was a part of our culture

Senior Front End Developer - React / Javascript

Chicago
1 week ago
+34
Are you interested in seeing your code positively impact countless patients lives every day by building the future of healthcare? Are you hopeful about what data and medical research can do to improve medicine? We are searching for a Senior Front End Engineer that's a master in Javascript whose tool of choice is React. As a senior front-end engineer, you will be a critical member of our engineering team revamping our existing software experience

Front End Engineer (React)

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+48
The Product engineering team is responsible for delivering and maintain all client-facing functionality. From our web and mobile applications, to the GraphQL API that supports them, to tooling infrastructure. We are heavily invested in the React and GraphQL ecosystems using technologies such as Relay, Flow, and Jest. We are looking for an individual to join our Product engineering team. Someone who is humble, realizes their own strengths and weaknesses, and is continually trying to improve themselves.

Frontend Software Engineer

Chicago
6 days ago
+17
You will be participating in planning, designing and developing user interfaces and front-end applications across different Chowbus business domains using ReactJs and related libraries such as Redux.

Senior Front-End Developer

Chicago
1 week ago
+42
Developing new components and features for our frontend applications within ReactJS. Write, audit, and improve our test coverage. Document and refactor our frontend codebase. Profile and improve our front-end performance. Write about your work and contribute back to open source.

Front End Developer

Chicago
5 days ago
+22
Write code to implement visual elements into various web applications. Collaborate with your team to design new and enhanced features for an outstanding user experience. Develop and deliver high-quality, low-defect features on schedule. Maintain and improve code integrity, security, data protection, and quality. Provide recommendations on, and implement technologies to achieve goals.

Front End Developer Salary ranges

The most common Front End Developer salary in Chicago is between $90k - $100k.

Average Front End Developer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Front End Developer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $120,000 on average.

Front End Developer Salary by gender

The average Front End Developer salary for women is $95,825 and the average Front End Developer salary for men is $102,104.

Front End Developer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Front End Developer with 7+ years of experience is $127,077. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $82,667.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $71,851
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $81,206
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
QA Engineer $83,396
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,155
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $95,039
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,123
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,514
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $106,362
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $106,598
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $109,900
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $110,267
Min: $80K
Max: $150K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,333
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
Sales Engineer $113,684
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Systems Engineer $114,814
Min: $65K
Max: $151K
Data Engineer $117,879
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
DevOps Engineer $118,105
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
QA Manager $121,960
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,759
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $133,881
Min: $102K
Max: $170K
Machine Learning Engineer $135,000
Min: $125K
Max: $145K
Data Architect $139,463
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $145,200
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $146,315
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Principal Software Engineer $152,694
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $178,821
Min: $137K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,758
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,598
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,284
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Front End Developer salaries in Chicago

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Javascript
5% have this skill
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Front-end
5% have this skill
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Node.js
2% have this skill
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AngularJS
2% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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PHP
1% have this skill

Recent Front End Developer salaries in Chicago

$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Architect reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr Interactive Developer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$103,500
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $103,500
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$83,200
Yearly Salary
A Developer reported a yearly salary of $83,200
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Chicago
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