Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Back End Developer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$79,874 / yrTotal Pay
$75,176 / yrBase Pay
$4,698 / yrAdditional Pay

$79,874

 / yr
$50K$129K
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The estimated total pay for a Back End Developer is $79,874 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $75,176 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,698 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Top Paying Companies

For a Back End Developer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Back End Developer in United States. Employers include Twitter, eBay and Aerotek.

1
Twitter
Twitter
$180,225/yr
2
eBay
$176,448/yr
178 open jobs
4
IBM
$132,878/yr
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$122,664

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$198,686

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$180,225

 / yr

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$132,878

 / yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Back End Developer in United States

The top 3 paying industries for a Back End Developer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $154,663, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $131,687 and Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $93,361.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$154,663

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$131,687

    1% Lower than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$93,361

    43% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Back End Developer are Twitter, eBay, and IBM.

TwitterTwitter$180,225/yr
eBayeBay$176,448/yr
IBMIBM$132,878/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Backend Developer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$2,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Backend Developer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$95,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Backend Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$140,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Backend Developer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$30,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Backend Developer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$3,600

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Backend Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$140,000

/yr

$120K | $20K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Backend Developer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$132,000

/yr

$120K | $12K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Backend Developer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$7,333

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Backend Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$140,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Back End Developer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Back End Developer is $75,176 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Back End Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 355 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Back End Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Back End Developer in United States is $120,213 per year.

The lowest salary for a Back End Developer in United States is $47,012 per year.

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