How much does a Senior Software Engineer - Backend make?

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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$132,251 /yr
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7 salaries

$96K

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$132K

Average

$182K

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How much does a Senior Software Engineer - Backend make? The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer - Backend is $132,251 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Software Engineer - Backend salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 7 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer - Backend employees.

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Senior Software Engineer in United States of America

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$110,844

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$115,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$134,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,000/yr

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$113,764

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$150,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$156,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$200,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$160,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$165,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr

7 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Metromile
4.1

Metromile

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
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$165K -$187K

$165K

$187K

$164,924 - $187,299 Range

Bond
4

Bond

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
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$165K -$178K

$165K

$178K

$164,962 - $178,322 Range

Slack
4.7

Slack

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
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$164K -$179K

$164K

$179K

$164,470 - $179,274 Range

Roku
4.3

Roku

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
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$261K -$284K

$261K

$284K

$261,487 - $283,769 Range

Marqeta
4.3

Marqeta

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
About 

$165K -$182K

$165K

$182K

$165,049 - $181,596 Range

OfferUp
3.5

OfferUp

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
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$175K -$191K

$175K

$191K

$174,546 - $191,070 Range

WillowTree
4.6

WillowTree

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
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$124K -$133K

$124K

$133K

$124,017 - $132,508 Range

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Confluent
4.4

Confluent

Backend Software Engineer

$190,570

 /yr
Range: $191K - $191K

$191K

$191K

$190,570 - $190,570 Range

Enfec
4.7

Enfec

Java Backend Developer

$101,516

 /yr
Range: $101K - $103K

$101K

$103K

$101,441 - $103,494 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Backend Developer

$119,860

 /yr
Range: $91K - $148K

$91K

$148K

$90,744 - $148,375 Range

Robinhood
4.1

Robinhood

Backend Engineer

$146,641

 /yr
Range: $135K - $256K

$135K

$256K

$134,614 - $256,035 Range

Spotify
4.2

Spotify

Backend Engineer

$158,813

 /yr
Range: $131K - $191K

$131K

$191K

$131,160 - $191,275 Range

Spotify
4.2

Spotify

Software Engineer (Backend)

$155,497

 /yr
Range: $120K - $171K

$120K

$171K

$119,905 - $171,195 Range

Spotify
4.2

Spotify

Senior Backend Engineer

$209,014

 /yr
Range: $175K - $256K

$175K

$256K

$174,880 - $256,012 Range

Snowflake
4.4

Snowflake

Senior Backend Engineer

$151,973

 /yr
Range: $152K - $208K

$152K

$208K

$151,973 - $208,471 Range

Atlassian
4.6

Atlassian

Backend Software Engineer

$182,871

 /yr
Range: $151K - $192K

$151K

$192K

$150,870 - $191,722 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Backend Developer - Hourly Intern

$31

 /hr
Range: $29 - $38

$29

$38

$29 - $38 Range

Sumo Logic
3.6

Sumo Logic

Backend Software Engineer

$164,317

 /yr
Range: $164K - $164K

$164K

$164K

$164,317 - $164,317 Range

Atlassian
4.6

Atlassian

Senior Backend Software Engineer

$199,261

 /yr
Range: $183K - $207K

$183K

$207K

$183,105 - $206,801 Range

Groupon
3.7

Groupon

Software Engineer, Backend

$165,600

 /yr
Range: $104K - $223K

$104K

$223K

$104,146 - $222,933 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Engineer - Backend salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer - Backend is $132,251 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Engineer - Backend salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Engineer - Backend employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Engineer - Backend in United States is $182,191 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Engineer - Backend in United States is $96,000 per year.

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