{"employerMenu":[{"childNavigationLinks":[{"textKey":"site.header.get-free-emp-account","link":"/employers/sign-up/","gaLabel":"get-free-emp-acct","subtextKey":"site.header.get-free-emp-account.subtext","tracking":{"CMPGN":"Website - B2C | FEA2 | employermenu","TYPE":"source","SOURCE":"employermenu"}},{"textKey":"site.header.sign-in-emp-ctr","link":"/employers/ec/index.htm","gaLabel":"get-free-emp-acct","testLabel":"sign-in","subtextKey":"site.header.sign-in-emp-ctr.subtext"}],"textKey":"site.header.link.employers.alt","link":"/employers/","target":"_top","tracking":{"CMPGN":"Website - B2C | FEA2 | gdemployermenu","TYPE":"source","SOURCE":"gdemployermenu"}},{"childNavigationLinks":[{"textKey":"site.header.post-job","link":"/post-job","gaLabel":"post-a-job","subtextKey":"site.header.post-job.subtext","tracking":{"CMPGN":"home","TYPE":"src","SOURCE":"mega-menu-locked-b2c"}}]},{"childNavigationLinks":[{"textKey":"site.header.employer-branding","link":"/employers/solutions/employer-branding/","gaLabel":"emp-branding-blog","subtextKey":"site.header.employer-branding.subtext","tracking":{"CMPGN":"home","TYPE":"utm_campaign","SOURCE":"site-header-employers"}},{"textKey":"site.header.recruiting-blog","link":"/employers/blog/","gaLabel":"recruiting-blog","subtextKey":"site.header.recruiting-blog.subtext","tracking":{"CMPGN":"home","TYPE":"utm_campaign","SOURCE":"site-header-employers"}},{"textKey":"header.ec.contact-sales","link":"/employers/contact-sales/","gaLabel":"contact-sales","subtextKey":"header.ex.contact-sales.subtext","tracking":{"TYPE":"src","SOURCE":"gd-top-nav-drop-handraiser"}}]}],"findJobMenu":[{"childNavigationLinks":[{"textKey":"site.header.find-the-right-job","gaLabel":"Employee Menu - Find the Right Job","subtextKey":"site.header.find-the-right-job.subtext"},{"textKey":"site.header.read-reviews","gaLabel":"Employee Menu - Read Millions of Reviews","subtextKey":"site.header.read-reviews.subtext"},{"textKey":"site.header.compare-salaries","gaLabel":"Employee Menu - Compare Salaries","subtextKey":"site.header.compare-salaries.subtext"},{"textKey":"site.header.prepare-for-interviews","gaLabel":"Employee Menu - Prepare for Interviews","subtextKey":"site.header.prepare-for-interviews.subtext"}],"textKey":"site.header.find-a-job","gaLabel":"Find a Job"}],"userMenu":[{"childNavigationLinks":[{"textKey":"site.header.sign-in-emp-ctr","link":"/employers/ec/index.htm","gaLabel":"get-free-emp-acct","testLabel":"sign-in","subtextKey":"site.header.sign-in-emp-ctr.subtext"}]}],"mainMenu":[{"textKey":"site.header.jobs","link":"/Job/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-jobs","id":"jobs","iconKey":"jobs"},{"textKey":"site.header.companyReviews","link":"/Reviews/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-companyReviews","id":"companyReviews","iconKey":"companies"},{"textKey":"site.header.salaries","link":"/Salaries/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-salaries","id":"salaries","iconKey":"salaries"},{"textKey":"site.header.interviews","link":"/Interview/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-interviews","id":"interviews","iconKey":"interviews"},{"textKey":"site.header.kywi","link":"/Salaries/know-your-worth.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"SalaryCal","testLabel":"site-header-kywi","id":"kywi","iconKey":"calculator"}],"altMainMenu":[{"childNavigationLinks":[{"textKey":"site.header.jobs.discover","link":"/Job/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"Discover","id":"jobs_home","iconKey":"search"},{"textKey":"site.header.jobs.careerInsights","link":"","target":"_top","gaLabel":"CareerInsights","id":"jobs_career-overview","iconKey":"compass"}],"textKey":"site.header.jobs","link":"/Job/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-jobs","id":"jobs","iconKey":"jobs"},{"childNavigationLinks":[{"textKey":"site.header.companies.discover","link":"/Reviews/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"Discover","id":"companies_home","iconKey":"search"},{"textKey":"site.header.companies.compare","link":"/Compare/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"Compare","id":"companies_compare","iconKey":"compare"},{"textKey":"site.header.companies.add","link":"/mz-survey/start_input.htm?showSurvey\u003dREVIEWS\u0026c\u003dPAGE_HEADER_NAV","target":"_top","gaLabel":"WriteReview","id":"companies_add","iconKey":"add"}],"textKey":"site.header.companies","link":"/Reviews/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-companies","id":"companies","iconKey":"companies"},{"childNavigationLinks":[{"textKey":"site.header.salaries.discover","link":"/Salaries/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"Discover","id":"salaries_home","iconKey":"search"},{"textKey":"site.header.salaries.calculator","link":"/Salaries/know-your-worth.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"SalaryCal","id":"salaries_kywi","iconKey":"calculator"},{"textKey":"site.header.salaries.offerAnalyzer","link":"/Offer/evaluation/details.htm?contentOriginHook\u003dOFFER_ANALYZER_NAV","target":"_top","gaLabel":"OfferAnalyzer","id":"salaries_offerAnalyzer","iconKey":"calculator"},{"textKey":"site.header.salaries.add","link":"/mz-survey/start_input.htm?showSurvey\u003dSALARIES\u0026c\u003dPAGE_HEADER_NAV","target":"_top","gaLabel":"AddSalary","id":"salaries_add","iconKey":"add"}],"textKey":"site.header.salaries","link":"/Salaries/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-salaries","id":"salaries","iconKey":"salaries"},{"childNavigationLinks":[{"textKey":"site.header.interviews.discover","link":"/Interview/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"Discover","id":"interviews_home","iconKey":"search"},{"textKey":"site.header.interviews.add","link":"/mz-survey/start_input.htm?showSurvey\u003dINTERVIEWS\u0026c\u003dPAGE_HEADER_NAV","target":"_top","gaLabel":"AddInterview","id":"interviews_add","iconKey":"add"}],"textKey":"site.header.interviews","link":"/Interview/index.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-interviews","id":"interviews","iconKey":"interviews"}],"careerOverviewMenu":[{"textKey":"site.header.overview","link":"/Career/back-end-engineer-career_KO0,17.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-overview","id":"overview","iconKey":"overview"},{"textKey":"site.header.salaries","link":"/Salaries/back-end-engineer-salary-SRCH_KO0,17.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-salaries","id":"salaries","iconKey":"salaries"},{"textKey":"site.header.interviews","link":"/Interview/back-end-engineer-interview-questions-SRCH_KO0,17.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-interviews","id":"interviews","iconKey":"interviews"},{"textKey":"site.header.careerPath","link":"/Career/how-to-become-back-end-engineer_KO14,31.htm","target":"_top","gaLabel":"null","testLabel":"site-header-careerPath","id":"careerPath","iconKey":"careerPath"}],"postJobMenu":{"textKey":"site.header.post-a-job-slots","link":"/post-job","target":"_top","gaLabel":"post-a-job","tracking":{"CMPGN":"home","TYPE":"src","SOURCE":"site-header"}},"showSecondaryNavigation":false}

Back End Engineer Career Path

We don't have enough career path data for back end engineer jobs. Below are job titles that share similar skill sets.

Salary Trajectory

Back End Engineer Career Path

Not enough salaries reported to show trajectory

Contribute to Glassdoor

Everything you add helps others find a job and company they'll love.
Add Your Salary

Important Skill Sets for the Back End Engineer Career Path

UI UX
Restful APIS
Back End
Programming Languages

Back End Engineer Career Transitions

Your skills as a back end engineer can prepare you to transition into related roles, such as software engineer or software developer, which could open up different career paths for you. Below are the most common back end engineer career transitions, along with typical salaries and skill requirements.