How much does a Backend Engineer make?

Updated Jul 22, 2021

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$114,329 /yr
Average Base Pay

273 salaries

$74K

Low

$114K

Average

$177K

High

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The national average salary for Backend Engineer is $114,329 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Backend Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 273 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Backend Engineer employees.

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Robinhood
4.4

Robinhood

Backend Engineer

$141,357

 /yr
Range: $130K - $247K
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$130K

$247K

$129,763 - $246,809 Range

Spotify
4.2

Spotify

Backend Engineer

$154,375

 /yr
Range: $126K - $184K

$126K

$184K

$126,434 - $184,382 Range

Clarifai
4

Clarifai

Backend Engineer

$105,361

 /yr
Range: $100K - $111K

$100K

$111K

$100,093 - $110,629 Range

Flexton
4.3

Flexton

Backend Engineer

$128,293

 /yr
Range: $115K - $158K

$115K

$158K

$114,877 - $158,042 Range

SynapseFI
3.8

SynapseFI

Backend Engineer

$114,886

 /yr
Range: $100K - $154K

$100K

$154K

$99,627 - $154,396 Range

Gild
3.1

Gild

Backend Engineer

$113,067

 /yr
Range: $103K - $149K

$103K

$149K

$103,491 - $149,065 Range

Percolate
3.6

Percolate

Backend Engineer

$114,614

 /yr
Range: $101K - $117K

$101K

$117K

$100,542 - $117,325 Range

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MZ
3.2

MZ

Backend Engineer

$147,554

 /yr
Range: $133K - $172K

$133K

$172K

$132,526 - $172,021 Range

MX
4.7

MX

Backend Engineer

$91,422

 /yr
Range: $80K - $111K

$80K

$111K

$80,000 - $111,000 Range

Caprus IT
4.1

Caprus IT

Backend Engineer

$80,361

 /yr
Range: $80K - $81K

$80K

$81K

$79,509 - $80,626 Range

SIMON Markets
4.2

SIMON Markets

Backend Engineer

$91,852

 /yr
Range: $92K - $92K

$92K

$92K

$91,852 - $91,852 Range

Simple Finance
4.4

Simple Finance

Backend Engineer

$113,224

 /yr
Range: $97K - $120K

$97K

$120K

$96,718 - $120,000 Range

Sila Money
5

Sila Money

Backend Engineer

$121,443

 /yr
Range: $112K - $122K

$112K

$122K

$111,816 - $121,709 Range

ReviewTrackers
4.6

ReviewTrackers

Backend Engineer

$101,458

 /yr
Range: $96K - $103K

$96K

$103K

$96,000 - $102,556 Range

Spotify
4.2

Spotify

Backend Engineer - Intern

$62,154

 /yr
Range: $62K - $101K

$62K

$101K

$62,154 - $100,704 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Backend Engineer

$147,412

 /yr
Range: $139K - $192K

$139K

$192K

$139,380 - $191,720 Range

Ascendify
4

Ascendify

Backend Engineer
About 

$96K -$109K

$96K

$109K

$96,381 - $108,795 Range

AppDirect
4.4

AppDirect

Backend Engineer
About 

$110K -$143K

$110K

$143K

$109,763 - $143,021 Range

Parse.ly
5

Parse.ly

Backend Engineer
About 

$128K -$144K

$128K

$144K

$127,910 - $144,317 Range

Slack
4.7

Slack

Backend Engineer
About 

$122K -$161K

$122K

$161K

$121,680 - $160,581 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Backend Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Backend Engineer is $114,329 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Backend Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 273 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Backend Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Backend Engineer in United States is $177,416 per year.

The lowest salary for a Backend Engineer in United States is $73,675 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Backend Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Backend Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent backend engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$60,000
per year
A Back End Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$99,000
per year
A Backend Software Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $99,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
A Java Back-end Developer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$94,000
per year
A Backend Engineer in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $94,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Provo, UT Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Backend Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$110,000
per year
A Back End Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Back End in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$40
hourly
A Backend Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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