Front End Developer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$99,195
$14,944
Additional Cash Compensation
$114,139
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 $99,195. The average additional cash compensation for a Front End Developer in Chicago is $14,944. The average total compensation for a Front End Developer in Chicago is $114,139. Front End Developer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In 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 DEVELOPER, CAT DIGITAL

Chicago
19 hours ago
+47
CAREER AREA: Digital JOB DESCRIPTION: As a UI Software Engineer you will contribute to design, development, testing and deployment of web software systems and/or applications. JOB DUTIES: Responsibilities of the incumbents are across functional lines with individuals assigned in new program development and/or maintenance of existing Web, API and Client systems. Competent to perform all programming and development assignments without close

LEAD FRONT-END DEVELOPER, CAT DIGITAL

Chicago
19 hours ago
+47
CAREER AREA: Digital JOB DESCRIPTION: Caterpillar is growing its team of front-end application developers and is looking for a strong lead software engineer to expand our digital product offering and capabilities enabling 2-way communications between our dealers and end-customers.  The position is for a lead front-end developer working with modern cloud technologies in a fast-paced environment and providing peer leadership to junior developers

Senior Front End Developer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+39
SummaryWe are seeking Front End Engineers to work on Ecommerce and Marketing projects, as well as new groundbreaking applications designed for Hyatt hotel associates and guests. The ideal candidate for this position is skilled and passionate about front-end development, and eager to fill in the gaps in their toolbox. You will lead and mentor more junior developers in a new team built from the ground up, focused on continuous delivery. Your

SENIOR FRONT END DEVELOPER

Chicago
1 month ago
+39
Summary We are seeking Front End Engineers to work on Ecommerce and Marketing projects, as well as new groundbreaking applications designed for Hyatt hotel associates and guests. The ideal candidate for this position is skilled and passionate about front-end development, and eager to fill in the gaps in their toolbox. You will lead and mentor more junior developers in a new team built from the ground up, focused on continuous delivery. Your

Principal Front-End Engineer

Chicago
3 hours ago
+38
Kin is the home insurance company For Every New Normal. Because of our proprietary technology and direct-to-consumer model, we provide affordable pricing without compromising coverage, even in areas most impacted by climate change. We’re proud to offer fully digital homeowners insurance with an elegant user experience, accurate pricing, and fast, high-quality claims service. We are also proud to be recognized as Built In’s 2021 Best Midsize

Senior Front-End Engineer

Chicago
3 hours ago
+38
Kin is the home insurance company For Every New Normal. Because of our proprietary technology and direct-to-consumer model, we provide affordable pricing without compromising coverage, even in areas most impacted by climate change. We’re proud to offer fully digital homeowners insurance with an elegant user experience, accurate pricing, and fast, high-quality claims service. We are also proud to be recognized as Built In’s 2021 Best Midsize

Staff Front-End Engineer

Chicago
3 hours ago
+38
Kin is the home insurance company For Every New Normal. Because of our proprietary technology and direct-to-consumer model, we provide affordable pricing without compromising coverage, even in areas most impacted by climate change. We’re proud to offer fully digital homeowners insurance with an elegant user experience, accurate pricing, and fast, high-quality claims service. We are also proud to be recognized as Built In’s 2021 Best Midsize

Engineering Manager - Front-End

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+59
Responsibilities Collaborate within a project team to solve complex problems Implement and maintain all network, security, and computer systems to meet the organization's current and future requirements. Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network Specialist on network optimization Create scripts and templates for automatic provisioning

Frontend Developer

Chicago
1 week ago
+21
Ready to thrive in the next step on your career journey? West Monroe is seeking an Experienced Consultant (Front-End Developer) with expertise in software engineering to assist with the development, delivery, and management of technology-based business solutions for enterprise clients. The position may encompass coding, testing, and implementing new UI features; assisting in the design and front-end architecture of software applications to meet

Senior Frontend Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+39
*closerlook is based in Chicago and open to remote candidates for this positionSenior Front-End Engineer closerlook's Senior Front-End Engineer will collaborate with cross-functional members to create functioning web applications based on business requirements, coding standards, best practices, graphic designs and UX specifications. This requires the ability to turn working knowledge of web technologies such as HTML/CSS, JavaScript and more into

Frontend Engineering Leader (Remote)

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+32
What we’re building and why we’re building it.  Fetch is a build-first technology company creating a rewards program to power the world. Over the last 5 years we’ve grown from 0 to 7M active users and taken over the rewards game in the US with our free app. The foundation has been laid. In the next 5 years we will become a global platform that completely transforms how people connect with brands.  It all comes down to two core beliefs. First,

Senior Frontend Engineer, Cryptoassets

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+59
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 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 501-1,000 employees, earning $104,459 on average.

Front End Developer Salary by gender

The average Front End Developer salary for women is $94,570 and the average Front End Developer salary for men is $101,396.

Front End Developer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Front End Developer with 7+ years of experience is $125,233. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $83,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $72,671
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,436
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,626
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $91,482
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $95,869
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,195
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,319
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $106,059
Min: $60K
Max: $165K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Security Engineer $113,208
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $113,645
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Salesforce Developer $115,740
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Site Reliability Engineer $115,778
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $117,938
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $119,212
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $122,421
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
QA Manager $123,615
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $133,994
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Lead Software Engineer $136,186
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Database Administrator $136,333
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $143,330
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $150,530
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer $153,722
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Machine Learning Engineer $154,833
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Principal Software Engineer $156,611
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $161,523
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $182,943
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,907
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $203,121
Min: $125K
Max: $500K

Skills that affect Front End Developer salaries in Chicago

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Javascript
5% have this skill
2
Front-end
5% have this skill
3
Node.js
3% 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

$85,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Engineer I reported a yearly salary of $85,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Frontend Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$96,500
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $96,500
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$98,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $98,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $108,000 with +$10,800 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 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
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$106,000
Yearly Salary
A React Engineer reported a yearly salary of $106,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$92,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $92,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Web Content Analyst reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
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