React developer salaries - one of the highest paying frontend jobs!
According to Glassdoor, ReactJS developer salaries usually fall in the range of $59k to $144k in the United States. The average annual ReactJS developer salary in the USA is $92,581/yr, and is one of the highest globally for React developers. The average salary for an entry level ReactJS developer is $80,761/yr, with the lowest recorded salary being $52k/year. For senior developers, the salaries have gone as high as $171k/yr, although the average salary for a senior developer is around $121k.
However, the numbers recorded across platforms aren't uniform. ZipRecruiter states that the average annual salary for a ReactJS developer is about $108k with the range being $28k to $155k. The average salary for a senior React developer is also stated to be ~$140k, which is a sizable difference compared to Glassdoor’s $121k. The numbers for junior developers also vary greatly.
We checked yet another platform, Salary.com, and while the numbers were closer to Glassdoor (average annual salary on Salary.com - ~93k) than ZipRecruiter, there was still a considerable difference between the salaries for different ranges. Salary.com shows that the range lies between $82-$107k/year, making React developers one of the most coveted and high paying jobs in the United States. The above graph shows the ReactJS developer salary by experience levels across the three platforms
ReactJS Developer Salary By Location
Apart from experience levels, the salaries of ReactJS developers also vary greatly from one region to another. As seen in this graph of ReactJS developer salary by location, React developers in North America earn much more than their counterparts in Asia or Africa. For example, while in Canada the average React developer salary is CA$75,736/yr (close to USD 56k), in India, Glassdoor records an annual average salary of ~557k (< USD 7k). Further variations are seen between regions inside these countries, too. These differences are mostly directly proportional to the cost of living in the regions.
While the cost varies, the quality of talent across the globe doesn’t always vary as much, and you can find great talent in cheaper locations. As a company, if you are looking to hire ReactJS developers, you should surely consider checking out developers across regions before picking.
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ReactJS Developer Salary VS Other Technologies
Compared to other technologies, ReactJS is one of the highest paying frontend jobs. VueJS, often used for lightweight applications instead of React, has an average annual salary of $87k. You can check out how ReactJS salaries compare to other technologies in the United States in the above graph.
However, comparing React vs React Native, it's observed that ReactJS has a lower salary than its mobile app development counterpart although the two tech are similar.