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Frontend Engineer Salary in Los Angeles

Frontend Engineer Job Description

Frontend engineers are responsible for the user-facing side of a website. They deal with the interactive features and displays that appear for users when viewing through a web browser. Frontend engineers should have a working knowledge of scripts used to create the necessary frontend elements. These include HTML, CSS, Javascript and other scripting languages. The main focus for a frontend engineer is to manage the user experience through creating and modifying a website's HTML.

Because of the increasing use of mobile browsers in many countries, frontend engineers are now expected to be familiar with creating websites that provide a good user experience for mobile and computer users. 2017 saw an increase in demand for frontend engineers, with an upward demand trend expected to continue.

Living and Working in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is not just home to Hollywood movie stars. In 2014, Los Angeles was the third largest ecosystem for technology startups and the #1 fastest growing. As of 2016, there were nearly 288,000 tech workers recorded in Los Angeles and more than 14,700 tech companies. These numbers are on an upward trend and are expected to continue growing in the coming years as more investment is made into tech industries around California.

Around 50% of the population in Los Angeles is under the age of 35, leading the city to have a strong creative vibe and a lot of diversity for entertainment and social options. Some of the popular LA neighborhoods for young professionals and families are Beverlywood, Cheviot Hills and Playa Vista.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Frontend Engineers in Los Angeles earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Frontend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$150,279
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $150,000.

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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: