// JavaScript Developer Salary Insights

In the United States, the average JavaScript developer salary comes to around $96,003 per year. This salary usually ranges between $60k/yr and $156k/yr, although it does vary further based on experience and other factor. A junior JavaScript developer earns around $79,415/yr and a senior developer earns about $118,318/yr.

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  • JavaScript developers earn an average annual salary of $96,003 in the USA according to data by Glassdoor. While this is the average amount, these salaries usually range between $60k/yr to $156k/yr and vary further depending on factors such as experience level of the developer and the region they reside in. JavaScript developers are usually comfortable with frameworks like ExpressJS on the backend and React on the frontend, however, a pure VanillaJS developer itself can expect a salary around this amount.

    ZipRecruiter states that the same salary is around $104k/yr and shows that the range varies even further, going as low as $38k/yr and as high as $164k/yr for an intermediate level of experience. Talent.com shows further variation in this range, showing that it’s between $95k to $149k and on the lower and higher ends respectively.

    A senior JavaScript developer earns about $ 118k on average according to Glassdoor. This number is slightly higher on ZipRecruiter and Talent.com. Both these platforms state the senior JS developer salaries as $123k/yr and $126k/yr.

    On the other hand, a junior developer earns an average salary between $69-$79k/yr across the three platforms. Taking the middle number from Talent.com, this comes to be about $75k/yr for a junior JavaScript developer.

JavaScript Developer Salary By Location


The trend in the JavaScript salary data by location is similar to all other technologies that we’ve reviewed. Here, too, areas with higher costs of living like Switzerland and USA see salaries of around $100k/yr and those like Germany, Canada and Ireland see yearly rates in the $60-70k range.

If your company is seeking to hire JavaScript developers, it's important to explore developers from various regions before making a final decision.

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JavaScript Developer Salary vs Other Technologies


VanillaJS developer salaries are almost the same as other JavaScript technologies like Vue, Node and ReactJS. VueJS developers earn a little lower at about $89k/yr and NodeJS developers a little higher at about $99k/yr.

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