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Become A Front End Developer

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Working As A Front End Developer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Processing Information
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $84,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Front End Developer Do

A Front-End Developer implements visual elements that users see and interact with in a web application. They provide website maintenance and enhancements.

How To Become A Front End Developer

The typical education needed to become a web developer is an associate’s degree in web design or a related field. Web developers need knowledge of both programming and graphic design.


Educational requirements for web developers vary with the setting they work in and the type of work they do. Requirements range from a high school diploma to a bachelor’s degree. An associate’s degree in web design or related field is the most common requirement.

However, for more technical developer positions, such as back-end web developers, some employers prefer workers who have at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, or a related field.

Web developers need to have a thorough understanding of HTML programming. The most recent version, HTML5, contains new features that web developers need to understand. Many employers also want developers to understand other programming languages, such as JavaScript or SQL, as well as have some knowledge of multimedia publishing tools, such as Flash. Throughout their career, web developers must keep up to date on new tools and computer languages.

Some employers prefer web developers who have both a computer degree and coursework in graphic design, especially if the developer will be heavily involved in the website’s visual appearance.


Web developers who have a bachelor’s degree can advance to become project managers. For more information, see the profile on computer and information systems managers.

Important Qualities

Concentration. Web developers must sit at a computer and write detailed code for long periods.

Creativity. Web developers often are involved in designing the appearance of a website and must make sure that it looks innovative and up to date.

Customer-service skills. Webmasters have to respond politely and correctly to user questions and requests.

Detail oriented. When web developers write in HTML, a minor error could cause an entire webpage to stop working.

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Real Front End Developer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Front End Development Manager Shell International Exploration and Production Inc. Houston, TX Sep 09, 2015 $290,000
Front End Developer Populus Group LLC Sunnyvale, CA Apr 04, 2016 $171,134
Practice Lead-Front End Development Valtech Solutions Inc. New York, NY Oct 26, 2015 $165,000
Principal Front-End UI Developer Hitachi Global Storage Technologies San Jose, CA Aug 17, 2016 $164,382 -
IOS Front End Developer Spotify USA Inc. New York, NY Jul 30, 2015 $160,000
Front End Developer Flexton, Inc. San Bruno, CA Jun 22, 2016 $160,000
Manager, Front End Development Advisor Software, Inc. Walnut Creek, CA Nov 28, 2016 $158,122 -
UI Designer and Front End Developer Configuration Management, Inc. Tinton Falls, NJ Jun 06, 2016 $156,525
Front End Developer General Electric Company San Ramon, CA Nov 21, 2016 $150,000
Software Engineer-Front End Web Developer Exabeam, Inc. San Mateo, CA Jun 30, 2016 $150,000

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Top Skills for A Front End Developer


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Top Front End Developer Skills

  1. Html/Css
  2. Web Pages
  3. Javascript
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Redesigned company website twice using HTML/CSS/Bootstrap/Adobe Photoshop.
  • Analyzed over 750 web pages within a two week period.
  • Performed Client-side validations using JavaScript.
  • Freelance web & graphic designer specializing in design, experience, and front-end development.
  • Used JQuery Ajax for service calls on pages to interact with the server for information.

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