NodeJS Developer Salary Insights

A NodeJS developer can usually expect annual salaries between $65,000 to $153,000 with $99,643 being the common NodeJS developer salary in the United States. An entry level developer can expect an average salary of $81,000/yr although the rates may vary depending on the position. Senior NodeJS developers earn around $113,000/yr.
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  • NodeJS developer salaries - A very high-paying tech job!

  • The average NodeJS developer salary for a dev with an intermediate level of experience is around $92,581 according to Glassdoor. This salary usually falls in the range of $65k/yr to $153k/yr depending on the developer's level of experience and expertise.

    A senior developer can expect a salary of about $121k/yr although it could be anywhere in the range of $74k to $174k/yr. A junior developer can expect a salary in the range of $54k to $123k/yr, with $80k being the average.

    We checked three different platforms, ZipRecruiter, Glassdoor and Talent.com to obtain the data for the NodeJS developer salaries in the United States as well as other countries across the globe. This data varied a lot from platform to platform, with an over $50k difference in some data for the same experience levels. For example, the junior NodeJS developer salary in the United States is $66k/yr according to Talent.com, but $108k/yr according to ZipRecruiter. Glassdoor states the Junior NodeJS developer salary to be around $80k/yr.

    The ranges that these platforms state also vary. Consider ZipRecruiter's data for a junior NodeJS developer salary. They predict that this amount would be around $36.5k/yr to $174k/yr, which is quite far from the range of $54k/yr to $123k/yr stated by Glassdoor.

NodeJS Developer Salary By Location

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Like most technologies, NodeJS developer salaries vary greatly from one region to another and the factors that come into play are similar - experience level, expertise, standard of living and economic conditions. For example, in the US, Canada, UAE (Dubai) and Australia, these rates are over $50k/yr on average.

On the other hand, coming to countries like Egypt, India and Brazil, these rates are well below $50k/yr, and in some cases even go below $10k/yr. As a company interested in hiring NodeJS developers, it is advisable to consider evaluating developers from different regions before making your choice.

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NodeJS Developer Salary VS Other Technologies

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When comparing NodeJS vs other popular technologies, it's seen that while NodeJS salaries are high, they aren't too much higher than other JavaScript based tech. This is because JavaScript based jobs generally pay well.

It is a similar case when comparing against Java, too. The annual salaries for the two are almost the same, and fall a few hundreds short of $100k/yr.

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