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NodeJS Developer Salary in the United States 🇺🇸

Martin Milo
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The median NodeJS developer salary in the United States is $111,847 per year or $57 per hour in 2022. The median salary is influenced by many factors. Location and years of work experience are two important factors. For example, if you live in a expensive city, you will likely earn a higher salary than someone who lives in a less expensive city. Additionally, the more years of work experience you have, the more money you are likely to make.

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How much does a NodeJS developer make in the United States?

$111,847 / Annual

Based on 57449 salaries

The data come from StackOverflow's annual developer surveys, and can you can find them on this link -

Map of NodeJS Developer Salary by State

Developers can expect much higher salaries in Washington, California, District of Columbia.

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Tip: Hover over the state to see the annual salary

While in Washington, developers can expect $159,783 per year, in Kansas, it's just $80,403 per year.

3 States with the Highest NodeJS Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Washington - $159,783
  2. California - $149,130
  3. District of Columbia - $142,872

3 States with the Lowest NodeJS Developer Median Salary, August 2022:

  1. Kansas - $80,403
  2. Oklahoma - $81,782
  3. Alabama - $83,014

For the complete table with sortable options, please check out the table of the available states below. Feel free to reach out if you don't see your state on the table or the data is unavailable on the map.

List of NodeJS Developer Salary by State

Salary Difference 
Based on 
1Washington$159,78343% 2028 Salaries
2California$149,13033% 2147 Salaries
3District of Columbia$142,87228% 961 Salaries
4New York$135,28321% 2059 Salaries
5Oregon$133,15219% 1769 Salaries
6Maryland$131,55418% 1666 Salaries
7Nevada$130,06316% 916 Salaries
8New Jersey$127,82614% 1666 Salaries
9Massachusetts$127,82614% 1838 Salaries
10Colorado$127,82614% 1936 Salaries
11Minnesota$126,76113% 1776 Salaries
12New Hampshire$123,16610% 961 Salaries
13Utah$118,1756% 1879 Salaries
14Wisconsin$117,1745% 1693 Salaries
15Illinois$117,1745% 1898 Salaries
16Arizona$117,1745% 1580 Salaries
17Georgia$116,1094% 1718 Salaries
18Texas$111,848-2055 Salaries
19North Carolina$111,848-1828 Salaries
20Michigan$111,848-1769 Salaries
21Florida$111,848-1942 Salaries
22Virginia$109,185-2% 1811 Salaries
23Tennessee$109,185-2% 1527 Salaries
24Pennsylvania$108,120-3% 1857 Salaries
25Nebraska$104,445-7% 1206 Salaries
26South Carolina$103,459-7% 1234 Salaries
27Indiana$102,793-8% 1527 Salaries
28Ohio$102,580-8% 1833 Salaries
29Arkansas$98,533-12% 1113 Salaries
30Missouri$96,935-13% 1615 Salaries
31Connecticut$94,838-15% 1146 Salaries
32Idaho$93,606-16% 1176 Salaries
33Iowa$86,709-22% 1078 Salaries
34Kentucky$84,245-25% 1206 Salaries
35Alabama$83,014-26% 916 Salaries
36Oklahoma$81,782-27% 1041 Salaries
37Kansas$80,403-28% 1078 Salaries

Tip: Slide right to scroll on the table.

NodeJS Developer Salary by Years of Professional Experience

Making money as a NodeJS developer is often based on how long you have been working as a developer. People who have been working as developers for a while usually make more money than people who are just starting out.

Chart explanation: The X-axis shows years of professional coding experience. A newbie is a developer who just got into the industry or someone with less than one year of experience.

NodeJS Developer Salary by Size of Company

Chart explanation: The X-axis shows the company size in terms of the number of employees. A freelancer does not necessarily represent a company; it may also be a sole proprietor or contractor.


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