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
$140,830
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $140,000.

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Compare Backend Engineer salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,178
  3. Seattle
  4. $159,500
  5. New York
  6. $156,445
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $153,782
  9. Austin
  10. $149,212
  11. Boston
  12. $148,395
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $145,181
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,669
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $140,401
  19. San Diego
  20. $139,384
  21. Chicago
  22. $136,508
  23. Denver
  24. $133,404
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $129,626
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $126,105
  29. Toronto
  30. C$120,234
  31. Dublin
  32. €91,714
  33. France
  34. €81,181
  35. London
  36. £76,230
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,178
  3. Seattle
  4. $159,500
  5. New York
  6. $156,445
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $153,782
  9. Austin
  10. $149,212
  11. Boston
  12. $148,395
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $145,181
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,669
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $140,401
  19. San Diego
  20. $139,384
  21. Chicago
  22. $136,508
  23. Denver
  24. $133,404
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $129,626
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $126,105
  29. Toronto
  30. C$120,234
  31. Dublin
  32. €91,714
  33. France
  34. €81,181
  35. London
  36. £76,230
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Where Backend Engineers are highest in demand

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