Salary Directory SF Bay Area Frontend Engineers

Frontend Engineer Salary in SF Bay Area

Front-End Engineer Job Description

A Front-end Engineer is responsible for making websites friendly and functional for the end users. They do this by creating features like forums, animations, games and text boxes. They also make the site easy to navigate. Frontend Engineers analyze the website audience's needs and build design specifications with other teams in the company like marketing.

A Front-end Engineer candidate must be familiar with coding languages like JavaScript, HTML and CSS. They should be able to think like the end users and design using this perspective. The Front-end Engineer performs ongoing testing and updates to websites. This is a role that is generally very active. Typically, Front-end Engineers have a computer science degree or a degree in a related technical field.

Living and Working in San Francisco

San Francisco is an exciting place to live and work. It's located in Northern California and is the 4th largest city in the state. There are over 870,866 residents in the city. San Francisco is ranked 7th in the nation for the highest incomes. Many local jobs are in business, finance and tech fields. San Francisco is known for its famous landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. The city is hilly and picturesque and has the crookedest street in the world. There are rows of Victorian houses and buildings with memorable architecture. It's a diverse and lively city with plenty to do. Great weekend getaways like the wine country or Lake Tahoe are accessible by car.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Frontend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Frontend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$156,405
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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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. $161,023
  3. New York
  4. $148,742
  5. Seattle
  6. $146,229
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $144,907
  9. Philadelphia
  10. $142,464
  11. Boston
  12. $142,116
  13. Atlanta
  14. $137,313
  15. San Diego
  16. $136,616
  17. Austin
  18. $135,507
  19. Denver
  20. $132,737
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $132,014
  23. Chicago
  24. $131,243
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $122,986
  27. Toronto
  28. C$111,504
  29. Minneapolis/St Paul
  30. $111,500
  31. London
  32. £71,904
  33. Dublin
  34. €71,333
  35. France
  36. €56,561
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $161,023
  3. New York
  4. $148,742
  5. Seattle
  6. $146,229
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $144,907
  9. Philadelphia
  10. $142,464
  11. Boston
  12. $142,116
  13. Atlanta
  14. $137,313
  15. San Diego
  16. $136,616
  17. Austin
  18. $135,507
  19. Denver
  20. $132,737
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $132,014
  23. Chicago
  24. $131,243
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $122,986
  27. Toronto
  28. C$111,504
  29. Minneapolis/St Paul
  30. $111,500
  31. London
  32. £71,904
  33. Dublin
  34. €71,333
  35. France
  36. €56,561
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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: