Front End Developer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$99,443
$15,335
Additional Cash Compensation
$114,778
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 $99,443. The average additional cash compensation for a Front End Developer in Chicago is $15,335. The average total compensation for a Front End Developer in Chicago is $114,778. 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

SENIOR FRONT-END DEVELOPER, CAT DIGITAL

Chicago
2 days ago
+47
JOB DESCRIPTION: As a Sr. Software Engineer for front-end / UI development, 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

Lead Front End Developer

Chicago
1 week ago
+33
The Lead Front End Developer will be responsible for the development and delivery of business features in that application, integrating with a variety of upstream data-sources and presenting data through the user interface, all while enriching and advancing the platform. This software must achieve a blend of data-rich presentation, performance, user experience, and the capacity to support the busiest trading days in the world economy with rock-solid reliability. The candidate must be able to solve problems creatively, communicate effectively, and proactively engage in technical decision making to achieve these objectives. The Lead Front End Developer will be a team player and work well with business, technical and non-technical professionals in agile environment.

Front End Software Engineer

Chicago
5 hours ago
+40
Our mission is to usher in a new era of trust and predictability to transportation and logistics, but there’s still a lot of work to be done. The industry is massive, as is the opportunity. We’re looking for bright, ambitious individuals to join our growing global team and help us enable a more productive and successful world. We’re changing the way the world ships, and we’re looking for you to help us get there!    Why project44?   Take an

Senior Front End Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+55
As FourKites continues to scale and build our tech teams across the globe, we are excited to bring on a Senior Front End Engineer in Chicago who will be working on developing applications using ReactJS, and AWS to revamp our Core Tracking platform. You will partner closely with our global UX team and will be an integral part of guiding our vision to provide intelligent logistics technology that fuels end-to-end supply chain visibility for our Global 1000 customers.

Sr Developer, Front End

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+16
Req ID:  33961 Travel:  None Location:   Chicago, IL, US, 60606 Education:  Four-year college degree Experience:  At least 5 years of experience required Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered   Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled     Your role in helping us shape the future: The Intelsat Inflight Commercial Aviation user experience engineering team builds exciting web applications

Principal Front End Engineer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+55
The Principal Front End Engineer will lead the front end development practice at FourKites. This is a hugely transformational role working with the product, user experience and engineering teams across the company. You will act as a coach and player to create the best supply chain platform that users across 100 countries cannot get enough of! 

Engineering Manager - Front End

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+53
At Sprout Social we are building software that is made to last. Our 25,000+ customers rely on us daily to effectively collaborate and engage with their customers across their social networks. Sprout Social is used by companies like the Chicago Bulls, Sony Electronics, Indiana University, Make-a-wish Foundation, Edelman, and Subaru to create stronger relationships with their customers through social media. Our work has to adapt as brands are

Director of Engineering, Front End

Chicago
2 days ago
+34
Civis is hiring an Director of Engineering to lead our efforts to upgrade Civis’s product user experience. In this role, you will partner with our Head of Product Design to set a long term direction and architecture for Front End development at Civis, evaluate and implement emerging technologies when appropriate, and mentor other engineers to level up their front end skillset. As a Director of Engineering, you lead our User Experience engineering team, manage 3-4 working engineers and scale the team as we grow. In order to be successful in this role, you will need to be creative, collaborative, and constantly learning along with the team.

Staff Software Developer, Front End

Chicago
1 week ago
+51
Description   THE OPPORTUNITY: *Open to remote candidates* At VelocityEHS our goal is to deliver the most complete, the most user friendly, and the quickest and easiest-to-implement EHS, sustainability and risk management platform available. VelocityEHS is seeking an experienced Software Developer to design, build and maintain software for SaaS applications and services. The VelocityEHS work environment is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial.

Frontend Engineering Leader (Remote)

Chicago
14 hours ago
+32
Who We Are: We reward shoppers for digitizing their shopping experience. Our mission is to delight the world’s shoppers with a free smartphone app that is easy, smart and fun. Why Join the Fetch Family?We make it better for users even when that's difficult for usWe empower people with information and trustWe challenge ideas, not peopleWe think bigger and keep buildingWe find ways to bring the fun to Fetch!We're committed to building an empowered

Senior Frontend Engineer, Cryptoassets

Chicago
1 day 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.

Solutions Architect/Lead Developer (Micro-Frontend/Single Client Exterior)

Chicago
1 day ago
+33
Summary: In this role you will define and drive the front-end vision across all product engineering teams at OCC. You will lay the foundation of what the best in-class front-end architecture looks like in collaboration with our front-end engineers, designers and product managers while keeping our front-end tech stack up to date with the front-end community. This role in the central UX/UI team will serve as a partner to all Product Dev teams and

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 $104,361 on average.

Front End Developer Salary by gender

The average Front End Developer salary for women is $94,914 and the average Front End Developer salary for men is $101,725.

Front End Developer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Front End Developer with 7+ years of experience is $127,286. 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 $72,438
Min: $42K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,098
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
QA Engineer $87,095
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $90,984
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Android Developer $94,820
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Front End Developer $99,443
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $103,319
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $106,692
Min: $60K
Max: $248K
Automation Engineer $107,125
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Security Engineer $113,586
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $113,842
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Salesforce Developer $115,354
Min: $66K
Max: $197K
Site Reliability Engineer $115,778
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $118,181
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
DevOps Engineer $118,613
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
QA Manager $123,615
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $123,955
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
Senior Software Engineer $133,977
Min: $90K
Max: $188K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $95K
Max: $166K
Lead Software Engineer $136,667
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Data Architect $142,735
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $150,176
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Principal Software Engineer $156,049
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Hardware Engineer $157,938
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Machine Learning Engineer $158,000
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Data Engineering Manager $161,175
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $181,788
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $201,612
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Vice President of Engineering $204,783
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
1% 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

$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
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
5-7 Years of Experience
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201-500 Employees
Chicago
$88,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $88,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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