Front End Developer salary in California

How much does a Front End Developer make in California?

Average base salary

arrow up16%
above national average

Most common benefits

Cash bonus
$5,000per year
Internet Reimbursement
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The average salary for a front end developer is $116,127 per year in California and $5,000 cash bonus per year.642 salaries reported, updated at January 11, 2022.

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Highest paying cities for Front End Developers in California

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $142,692 per year
    144 salaries reported
  2. San Mateo, CA
    $142,452 per year
    29 salaries reported
  3. San Jose, CA
    $135,080 per year
    29 salaries reported
  1. Sunnyvale, CA
    $133,833 per year
    25 salaries reported
  2. El Segundo, CA
    $127,451 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. Oakland, CA
    $114,474 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Irvine, CA
    $111,829 per year
    38 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $110,118 per year
    79 salaries reported
  3. Pasadena, CA
    $107,287 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Front End Developer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Front End Developers

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Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree

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159 jobs258
434 jobs648
113 jobs152
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Most common benefits for Front End Developers

  • Internet reimbursement
  • Commuter assistance
  • Stock options
  • Food provided
  • Relocation assistance
  • Gym membership
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Health insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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63% of Front End Developers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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