Salary Directory Austin Backend Engineers

Backend Engineer Salary in Austin

Backend Engineer Job Description

Backend engineers often use skills like Java, .NET, C# and C++. They deal with either the data access layer of a piece of software, or the physical infrastructure and hardware. Code written by backend developers is what communicates the database information to the browser. Backend engineers work alongside frontend developers to make sure the experience on the client side is running smoothly. They have formal training that usually consists of a degree in Computer Science and good knowledge of security compliance. From writing algorithms to data mining, backend engineers are in high demand across the country.

Working and Living in Austin

As the state capital of Texas, Austin is a diverse city with lots of history. Besides being known for its live music scene, it also has an ever-growing tech industry. Austin is home to well-known companies like Ebay, Facebook, Amazon, EA (Electronics Arts) and Apple. Jobs are on the rise in this city with tech companies upping their employee count in 2017 by 11 percent.

Austin features an abundance of great neighborhoods like Hyde Park that offers a homey, casual atmosphere and North Loop with contemporary housing and vintage shops. It's home to the University of Texas and the Austin City Limits Music Festival. There are plenty of great eats, including Tex-Mex spots and popular BBQ restaurants. There's public transportation for individuals without a vehicle along with a bike program for avid cyclists. Warm weather and mostly sunny days are the norm in this city.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Austin earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$145,581
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $60,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $150,000.

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Compare Backend Engineer salaries by region

Backend Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $177,936
  3. Seattle
  4. $168,460
  5. New York
  6. $162,074
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $158,390
  9. Austin
  10. $157,799
  11. Boston
  12. $155,782
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $154,756
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $150,626
  17. Denver
  18. $150,242
  19. Atlanta
  20. $150,240
  21. Houston
  22. $146,820
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $146,013
  25. Philadelphia
  26. $145,720
  27. San Diego
  28. $145,502
  29. Tampa
  30. $142,691
  31. Chicago
  32. $142,161
  33. Toronto
  34. C$137,084
  35. Columbus
  36. $134,240
  37. Phoenix
  38. $128,612
  39. Dublin
  40. €87,364
  41. London
  42. £84,550
  43. France
  44. €69,866
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $177,936
  3. Seattle
  4. $168,460
  5. New York
  6. $162,074
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $158,390
  9. Austin
  10. $157,799
  11. Boston
  12. $155,782
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $154,756
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $150,626
  17. Denver
  18. $150,242
  19. Atlanta
  20. $150,240
  21. Houston
  22. $146,820
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $146,013
  25. Philadelphia
  26. $145,720
  27. San Diego
  28. $145,502
  29. Tampa
  30. $142,691
  31. Chicago
  32. $142,161
  33. Toronto
  34. C$137,084
  35. Columbus
  36. $134,240
  37. Phoenix
  38. $128,612
  39. Dublin
  40. €87,364
  41. London
  42. £84,550
  43. France
  44. €69,866
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Where Backend Engineers are highest in demand

    Backend Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: