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Full Stack Engineer Salary

Full Stack Engineer Job Description

A full stack engineer is a position in high demand these days. This role requires general knowledge of all the different layers of software development. At a minimum, he/she must have functional knowledge of both the frontend and backend of software development, which they can then turn into a finished project. In some cases, depending on the company and its requirements,a full stack engineer is expected to have extensive knowledge and technical expertise in these different areas. For example, some of the expectations of a full stack engineer include a clear understanding of frontend scripting languages like HTML, CSS and JavaScript. However, he/she may also need to know how to code in PHP, SQL or Ruby on Rails. Also, a full stack engineer may need to be familiar with various database technologies such as MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB and PostgreSQL. Some full stack engineers also need to have knowledge of web server technologies such as Apache, Nginx, ISS and J2EE.

Some of the specific tasks that are often a part of the full stack engineer job include designing the overall architecture of a web application, maintaining its code integrity and organization, implementing security and data protection and developing web applications for both desktop and mobile use. Additionally, a full stack engineer should be comfortable collaborating with other company staff. He/she may regularly work with other members of the engineering team to design and launch new features. He/she may also coordinate with graphic design artists to convert their designs into visual elements on the website.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Full Stack Engineers in Seattle earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Full Stack Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$144,750
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $150,000.

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Compare Full Stack Engineer salaries by region

Full Stack Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $164,258
  3. New York
  4. $154,845
  5. Seattle
  6. $151,938
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $148,271
  9. Boston
  10. $146,994
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $142,306
  13. Austin
  14. $140,438
  15. Atlanta
  16. $138,492
  17. San Diego
  18. $136,785
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $135,566
  21. Denver
  22. $134,926
  23. Chicago
  24. $133,298
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $127,361
  27. Minneapolis/St Paul
  28. $125,625
  29. Toronto
  30. C$115,205
  31. Dublin
  32. €86,490
  33. London
  34. £74,869
  35. France
  36. €59,638
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $164,258
  3. New York
  4. $154,845
  5. Seattle
  6. $151,938
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $148,271
  9. Boston
  10. $146,994
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $142,306
  13. Austin
  14. $140,438
  15. Atlanta
  16. $138,492
  17. San Diego
  18. $136,785
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $135,566
  21. Denver
  22. $134,926
  23. Chicago
  24. $133,298
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $127,361
  27. Minneapolis/St Paul
  28. $125,625
  29. Toronto
  30. C$115,205
  31. Dublin
  32. €86,490
  33. London
  34. £74,869
  35. France
  36. €59,638
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Where Full Stack Engineers are highest in demand

    Full Stack Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: