What does a Full Stack Engineer do?

Full-stack engineers are senior-level computer programmers with proficiency in front and back-end systems coding and project management experience with systems administration skills. They design user interactions on websites and develop servers and databases for website functionality and write code for mobile platforms. Full-stack engineers create servers and databases for functionality and ensure cross-platform optimization for mobile phones. They ensure applications are responsive and strive to meet both technical and consumer needs.

Full-stack engineers work alongside graphic designers to create web design features and oversee projects from conception to finish. They design and develop APIs and must stay abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages. Full-stack engineers handle projects involving databases, building user-facing websites and need a degree in computer science and proficiency with front and back-end languages and familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other back-end language programs.

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EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
4.0 ★
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Career Opportunity
4.0 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Full Stack Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

$6,000 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Full Stack Engineer Career Path

Learn how to become a Full Stack Engineer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L2
Full Stack Engineer
$76,000/yr
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Lead Full Stack Engineer
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Full Stack Engineer Insights

Read what Full Stack Engineer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Stratus360Stratus360
Full Stack Developer
20 Dec 2019

“Full time employees are expected to take many Salesforce exams which requires studying on your own time.”

Mindpeers IndiaMindpeers India
Full Stack Developer
30 Sep 2021

“he would only blame you that why this thing took so much time and your performance is not good.”

TrustArcTrustArc
Full Stack Developer
30 Sep 2020

“Pretty challenging to "climb" and be noticed if you're just starting your career.”

BigStepBigStep
Full Stack Developer
7 Sep 2021

“I am really thankful to BigStep for giving me great learning opportunities and helping me with each and every aspect.”

McFadyen DigitalMcFadyen Digital
Senior Full Stack Developer
30 Oct 2020

“You are encouraged to take certification and work on POCs which is a great way to learn.”

Asia Genomics
Full-Stack Developer
31 Jan 2021

“I think the only con is obvious that there is little pay raise and no aws or any bonus when I was there”

EduBriteEduBrite
Full Stack Developer
9 Aug 2021

“You get to work with the best people in the market and the culture is amazing plus you get to learn alot”

Quovantis TechnologiesQuovantis Technologies
Full Stack Web Developer
16 Feb 2021

“Salary hikes are good for entry level engineers (I don't know about others).”

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