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Average Back End Developer/ Engineer Salary

$72,353
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$1,513
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The average salary for a Back End Developer/ Engineer is $72,353.
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$39k
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$72k
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$122k
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$39k - $122k
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$412 - $15k
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$35k - $115k
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What Do Back End Developer/ Engineers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Back End Developer/ Engineer

4.1 out of 5
(8)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Back End Developer/ Engineers?

Skills in Node.js are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP, Python, Linux and MySQL.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Back End Developer/ Engineers?

An entry-level Back End Developer/ Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,042 based on 7 salaries. An early career Back End Developer/ Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,063 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Back End Developer/ Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Back End Developer/ Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,900 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Back End Developer/ Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (20.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (30.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.0%
Early Career
55.1%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
9.0%