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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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so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Full Stack Engineers in New York 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
$153,794
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $85,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $158,000.

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Compare Full Stack Engineer salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $182,134
  3. San Diego
  4. $169,250
  5. Seattle
  6. $164,782
  7. New York
  8. $162,155
  9. Phoenix
  10. $161,124
  11. Los Angeles
  12. $159,519
  13. Boston
  14. $158,941
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $155,378
  17. Austin
  18. $145,793
  19. Philadelphia
  20. $145,777
  21. Denver
  22. $145,179
  23. Atlanta
  24. $142,835
  25. Chicago
  26. $140,819
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $139,149
  29. Tampa
  30. $134,733
  31. Toronto
  32. C$132,640
  33. Houston
  34. $129,660
  35. Columbus
  36. $129,017
  37. Minneapolis/St Paul
  38. $119,000
  39. Dublin
  40. €96,334
  41. London
  42. £87,842
  43. France
  44. €64,333
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $182,134
  3. San Diego
  4. $169,250
  5. Seattle
  6. $164,782
  7. New York
  8. $162,155
  9. Phoenix
  10. $161,124
  11. Los Angeles
  12. $159,519
  13. Boston
  14. $158,941
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $155,378
  17. Austin
  18. $145,793
  19. Philadelphia
  20. $145,777
  21. Denver
  22. $145,179
  23. Atlanta
  24. $142,835
  25. Chicago
  26. $140,819
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $139,149
  29. Tampa
  30. $134,733
  31. Toronto
  32. C$132,640
  33. Houston
  34. $129,660
  35. Columbus
  36. $129,017
  37. Minneapolis/St Paul
  38. $119,000
  39. Dublin
  40. €96,334
  41. London
  42. £87,842
  43. France
  44. €64,333
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Where Full Stack Engineers are highest in demand

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