May 6, 2023
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Frontend Developer Salary in Austria [2023]

Eli McGarvie

The average salary for a frontend developer in Austria is €64,500

The Average salary for a frontend developer in Austria is estimated to be €39,000. That’s €3,250 per month or €2,266 per month after tax (about 42%). 

Entry-level frontend developers in Austria positions start at around €23,760 per year. Experienced senior frontend developer positions earn upwards of €53,000 per year with bonus and equity options. These estimates might be on the lower side. We’ve included a few estimates from various salary sites to give you a better idea of frontend salaries. For more accurate salary estimates check out our salary calculator.

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Salary by Experience 

Since Glassdoor and Payscale have limited data on frontend developer salaries in Austria, we’ve decided to use data from salaryexplorer. Bear in mind real figures are probably higher than the estimates provided. Let’s explore salary ranges for the three main categories junior, mid, and senior.

Taxes in Austria 🇦🇹

It’s important to understand how taxes in Austria affect your take home pay. Your contract might state €3,000 monthly gross pay but your bank account will only receive €1,800. As a frontend developer working in Austria, you’ll most likely be in the 42% tax bracket. Here’s an example of net pay versus gross pay. 

Your salary is €40,000 or €3,300 per month. You’ll pay around €12,000 total tax. This means your net income after tax will be around €27,700 per year or €2,300 per month. A great way to estimate you take home pay is by using a tax calculator or you can use the brackets below.

Austrian tax brackets:

Annual salary Tax rate
Less than €11,693 0%
€11,694 – €19,134 20%
€19,135 – €32,075 30%
€32,076 – €62,080 42%
€62,081 – €93,120 48%
€93,121 – €1,000,000 50%
> €1,000,000 55%

Austrian Public Holidays in 2023 

Salary by type and technology 

While frontend developers work with JavaScript, there are some variations in pay between frameworks and technologies. For example a React developer might receive a higher salary than a Vue developer. A lot of the differences have to do with job opportunities and availability of skilled developers. The less developers, the more demand, the higher the salary can be negotiated. Here’s a breakdown of salary by technology. 

Average salary by city

It’s hard to estimate what frontend developers are getting paid across Austria. There’s not enough data to give accurate estimates. So we’ve instead included data for all software developers working in Austria. These estimates from Glassdoor are more accurate and at least show the jump in salary from smaller Austria cities to larger ones. As a comparison, we can also look to Germany for more reliable estimates as they have far more developers. Generally, developers in Austria receive higher salaries than in Germany.

Salary by Company in Austria

Salary averages only go so far, sometimes it’s more helpful to see specific salaries at real companies to get an idea of what other frontend developers are earning. These are not the best companies in Austria but a snapshot of some of the larger companies in the country where devs have reported salaries. Majority of these companies are paying frontend developers between €40k - €50k. While far from the highest paying developer salaries, these salaries are generally considered to be good.

Frontend Developer Salary in Austria [2023]

May 6, 2023
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