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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
$140,778
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $100,000 to a high of $180,000, 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. $160,901
  3. New York
  4. $146,944
  5. Seattle
  6. $144,983
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $144,601
  9. Boston
  10. $140,385
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $137,703
  13. Atlanta
  14. $136,572
  15. San Diego
  16. $136,328
  17. Austin
  18. $133,756
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $131,893
  21. Denver
  22. $130,679
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $129,933
  25. Chicago
  26. $129,300
  27. Toronto
  28. C$111,981
  29. Dublin
  30. €72,500
  31. London
  32. £72,024
  33. France
  34. €55,710
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $160,901
  3. New York
  4. $146,944
  5. Seattle
  6. $144,983
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $144,601
  9. Boston
  10. $140,385
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $137,703
  13. Atlanta
  14. $136,572
  15. San Diego
  16. $136,328
  17. Austin
  18. $133,756
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $131,893
  21. Denver
  22. $130,679
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $129,933
  25. Chicago
  26. $129,300
  27. Toronto
  28. C$111,981
  29. Dublin
  30. €72,500
  31. London
  32. £72,024
  33. France
  34. €55,710
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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: