Front End Developer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$99,066
$18,642
Additional Cash Compensation
$117,708
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 $99,066. The average additional cash compensation for a Front End Developer in Chicago is $18,642. The average total compensation for a Front End Developer in Chicago is $117,708. 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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Front End Developer jobs in Chicago

Front-end Developer

Chicago
6 days ago
+28
Kalderos is looking for a front-end developer who is strong in React/Redux to join the Kalderos Development team. This is a great opportunity to work in a collaborative and dynamic company. The front-end developer is responsible for building software solutions over a wide variety of challenging and interesting products. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, loves contributing in a team environment, desires to continually grow their skills and is driven to produce high quality software solutions. 

Front-End Developer

Chicago
1 week ago
+44
We’re looking for a developer with solid foundational experience in front-end development to join our team, working in the React ecosystem. In joining this team, you’ll be working with other developers on a completely new code base. Ideally, you’d feel comfortable defining and enforcing best practices, and working without heavy reliance on others. As it’s a new code base, communication protocols haven’t been defined, but at a minimum you should feel comfortable consuming RESTful endpoints. GraphQL is a bonus, but not required. This project will be leveraging CI/CD through AWS. If you have experience with this, it’s certainly a bonus. We’ll be implementing authorization, so any experience with JWTs or other authorization strategies and best practices would certainly benefit you.

Front End Developer

Chicago
2 hours ago
+22
Adage Technologies is a web design and development firm in downtown Chicago that specializes in web and mobile CMS and ecommerce solutions. Our team of strategic, creative, and technical professionals partner with our clients to solve business problems and meet strategic goals. Our team-oriented approach drives us to win awards, and break new ground with technology.  We are looking for a Front-End Developer who can develop user interfaces. You

Front-end Software Engineer

Chicago
7 months ago
+23
We want a Front-end Software Engineer who is passionate about taking design compositions and bring them to life on the web in a full-stack environment. You'll be collaborating with top-talent designers and developers, working with the latest technologies and helping to guide the team on the latest front-end standards and practices. You should be just as good at HTML and CSS as you are with Javascript, being able to use any of these tools to create web applications to help our internal and external clients through the mortgage process.

Senior Software Engineer, Front End

Chicago
6 days ago
+28
Lead a team of outstanding developers to implement and continuously improve enterprise software solutions that are high-performance and that their users love. Assist the IT leadership team in planning for and acting on requirements for constant growth and expansion of Kalderos’ technology environment. Quickly gain expertise with Kalderos’ existing environment and business models and provide input on how to continually enhance both. Help to establish and promote software development standards and align them with changing technologies. Continually research and analyze new technology frameworks and tools that Kalderos can bring to bear in its continuous improvement journey.

Lead Software Engineer, Front End

Chicago
1 week ago
+28
The Lead Software Engineer is responsible for building world-class software solutions over a wide variety of challenging and interesting use cases. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, loves contributing in a team environment and is driven to produce only the highest quality software solutions.

Front End Software Engineer (Navigation)

Chicago
1 week ago
+30
Rally Health is looking for UI Engineers with modern JavaScript and React experience to build and improve our web and mobile apps. Join our diverse team of industry experts and help revolutionize the face of health care using the latest technologies. Help us democratize health care and improve the wellness for millions of users through the devices they use every day.

Senior Frontend/React Engineer

Remote
1 week ago
+14
Collaborate with the Product Manager and other developers to design and build the React UI for our real-time freight management system. Ensure interfaces function quickly and beautifully across devices. Write clean, maintainable, and well-tested code. Engage in the full development life-cycle including architectural design and testing. Be a force-multiplier on the velocity and quality of your team. Stay up-to-date on the latest in frontend engineering, and know when to apply it. Maintain a high bar for quality and performance of your product with vigorous attention to detail and automated testing. Continuously improve how we design, build, and ship software as a highly functional team.

Senior Frontend/React Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
+14
Collaborate with the Product Manager and other developers to design and build the React UI for our real-time freight management system. Ensure interfaces function quickly and beautifully across devices. Write clean, maintainable, and well-tested code. Engage in the full development life-cycle including architectural design and testing. Be a force-multiplier on the velocity and quality of your team. Stay up-to-date on the latest in frontend engineering, and know when to apply it. Maintain a high bar for quality and performance of your product with vigorous attention to detail and automated testing. Continuously improve how we design, build, and ship software as a highly functional team.

Sr. Frontend Engineer

Chicago
3 months ago
+30
We are seeking a driven, detail-oriented frontend engineer to join our growing team. In this role, you will take the designs created by web designers and use a mix of HTML, CSS,  and JavaScript to code those website designs. You will work closely with various members of the organization to play a key role in the successful launch of applications.

Front End Developer

Chicago
1 month ago
+21
You are passionate about development and eager to expand your knowledge within a fast-paced, constantly changing start-up environment.  Business as usual is not your thing. You are an innovator who thrives on tough technical challenges and finds ways to apply technology to solve business problems. You have impressive tech skills, but it’s your ability to work with other developers to deliver value as part of a team that gets you noticed. You’ll work directly with proven leaders as an integral part of the development and growth of our company. Our digital- and design-led culture allows you to think creatively, challenge the status quo, and use your abilities to change the face of retail forever. 

Front-End Software Engineer

Chicago
1 week ago
As a front-end engineer at Amper, you will be developing the interfaces and web-applications that help run the factories of the future. Our customers' needs are complex; we build interactive data visualizations, analytics tools, progressive web apps and interfaces for mobile devices and tablets. You'll help us work through new features and ideas and figure out the best way to implement them. As an early engineering hire, you’ll help define the engineering culture and processes that lay the foundation for future growth.

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 500+ employees, earning $104,200 on average.

Front End Developer Salary by gender

The average Front End Developer salary for women is $92,143 and the average Front End Developer salary for men is $103,634.

Front End Developer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Front End Developer with 7+ years of experience is $124,333. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $79,600.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,016
Min: $42K
Max: $93K
QA Engineer $81,336
Min: $0K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $84,598
Min: $63K
Max: $112K
Software Test Engineer $90,423
Min: $55K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $99,066
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
Android Developer $100,111
Min: $65K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer $101,465
Min: $52K
Max: $160K
Automation Engineer $105,892
Min: $65K
Max: $240K
Software Engineer $108,108
Min: $72K
Max: $165K
Salesforce Developer $108,143
Min: $66K
Max: $135K
Security Engineer $109,214
Min: $80K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $111,000
Min: $93K
Max: $132K
Sales Engineer $112,123
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
DevOps Engineer $116,608
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $118,250
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Data Engineer $118,281
Min: $65K
Max: $165K
QA Manager $121,381
Min: $78K
Max: $170K
Machine Learning Engineer $130,000
Min: $125K
Max: $135K
Senior Software Engineer $133,744
Min: $90K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $133,889
Min: $102K
Max: $161K
Data Architect $141,364
Min: $68K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,800
Min: $130K
Max: $166K
Hardware Engineer $144,000
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Engineering Manager $145,036
Min: $77K
Max: $206K
Systems Engineer $147,000
Min: $143K
Max: $151K
Principal Software Engineer $153,473
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $180,049
Min: $133K
Max: $275K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $198,561
Min: $110K
Max: $310K
Data Engineering Manager $200,667
Min: $182K
Max: $210K
Vice President of Engineering $208,202
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
2% have this skill
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AngularJS
2% have this skill
5
SQL
1% have this skill
6
PHP
1% have this skill

Recent Front End Developer salaries in Chicago

$96,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $96,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Developer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$156,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr Hybrid Mob Developer reported a yearly salary of $156,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$83,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $83,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$83,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $83,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$103,500
Yearly Salary
A Web Application Developer reported a yearly salary of $103,500
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$240,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $240,000 with +$300,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$99,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $99,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Solutions engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Front End Developer reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
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