Salary Directory Boston Frontend Engineers

Frontend Engineer Salary in Boston

Front-End Engineer Job Description

A Front-end Engineer is responsible for programming the interactive, visible features of a company's website that the end user sees. These features can include navigation buttons, animations, games, text boxes and forums. The Front-end Engineer often collaborates with those behind the scenes who process the data on the back end. Front-end Engineers will analyze data on what the website audience needs and coordinate with departments such as marketing and other technical staff to create templates that the web developers can use.

A Front-end Engineer should be able to use coding languages such as JavaScript, CSS and HTML. They should also be able to create attractive designs and templates. Front-end Engineers typically have a four-year degree in Computer Science or a related field and working knowledge of computer programming languages, networking, mathematics, data management and communications.

Living and Working in Boston

Boston is home to some of the most important political, cultural and social movements in US History. It is an upbeat, dynamic city to live in, yet it also has the down-home vibe of a small town. Boston is on the leading edge of medicine and technology and offers many jobs in these fields. The famous Fenway Park is also located in Boston. There are over 4 million people living in the metro area of Boston, yet the unemployment rate is well below the average for the nation and there are many well-paying jobs in this city. Boston was ranked the #8 best place to live by US News.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Frontend Engineers in Boston earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Frontend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$138,668
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $140,000.

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Compare Frontend Engineer salaries by region

Frontend 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. $160,579
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $151,335
  5. Seattle
  6. $149,968
  7. New York
  8. $148,783
  9. Boston
  10. $143,635
  11. Austin
  12. $140,588
  13. Atlanta
  14. $135,727
  15. San Diego
  16. $134,469
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $131,977
  19. Chicago
  20. $131,712
  21. Denver
  22. $131,180
  23. Minneapolis/St Paul
  24. $129,666
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $123,156
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $122,107
  29. Toronto
  30. C$114,562
  31. Dublin
  32. €74,173
  33. London
  34. £72,442
  35. France
  36. €71,250
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $160,579
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $151,335
  5. Seattle
  6. $149,968
  7. New York
  8. $148,783
  9. Boston
  10. $143,635
  11. Austin
  12. $140,588
  13. Atlanta
  14. $135,727
  15. San Diego
  16. $134,469
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $131,977
  19. Chicago
  20. $131,712
  21. Denver
  22. $131,180
  23. Minneapolis/St Paul
  24. $129,666
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $123,156
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $122,107
  29. Toronto
  30. C$114,562
  31. Dublin
  32. €74,173
  33. London
  34. £72,442
  35. France
  36. €71,250
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Where Frontend Engineers are highest in demand

    Frontend 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: