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
$156,037
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. $160,693
  3. New York
  4. $150,134
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $149,609
  7. Seattle
  8. $147,974
  9. Boston
  10. $144,396
  11. Austin
  12. $139,164
  13. Atlanta
  14. $137,204
  15. San Diego
  16. $135,530
  17. Chicago
  18. $131,929
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $131,289
  21. Denver
  22. $131,255
  23. Philadelphia
  24. $129,446
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $121,444
  27. Minneapolis/St Paul
  28. $115,900
  29. Toronto
  30. C$112,539
  31. Dublin
  32. €72,521
  33. London
  34. £72,427
  35. France
  36. €59,777
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $160,693
  3. New York
  4. $150,134
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $149,609
  7. Seattle
  8. $147,974
  9. Boston
  10. $144,396
  11. Austin
  12. $139,164
  13. Atlanta
  14. $137,204
  15. San Diego
  16. $135,530
  17. Chicago
  18. $131,929
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $131,289
  21. Denver
  22. $131,255
  23. Philadelphia
  24. $129,446
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $121,444
  27. Minneapolis/St Paul
  28. $115,900
  29. Toronto
  30. C$112,539
  31. Dublin
  32. €72,521
  33. London
  34. £72,427
  35. France
  36. €59,777
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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: