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How much does a Javascript Developer make in the United States?

Average base salary
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1.2k salaries reported, updated at May 27, 2020
$118,200
per year
The average salary for a javascript developer is $118,200 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Commuter assistance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid sick time
  • Food provided
  • Stock options

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Most common benefits for Javascript Developers

  • Commuter assistance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid sick time
  • Food provided
  • Stock options
  • 401(k)
  • Work from home
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Gym membership
  • Flexible schedule

Salary satisfaction

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62% of Javascript developers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Frequently asked questions
Common questions about salaries for a Javascript Developer

Is it hard to learn javascript to be a javascript developer?

Compared to other coding languages, javascript developer can be quite difficult to learn. Because of the way javascript operates, javascript developers work on tasks and functions within the program simultaneously, like multitasking for the web development world. Additionally, javascript requires prior knowledge of HTML. Developers who have learned a different programming language in the past may have a more difficult time mastering JavaScript, as it functions very differently than most programming languages like Ruby and Java.

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a javascript developer?

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Will it cost me anything to learn javascript to be a javascript developer?

Learning javascript requires only an internet browser. Additionally, a javascript developer can write javascript source files using an ordinary text editor such as Notepad.

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