Salary Directory Boston Backend Engineers

Backend Engineer Salary in Boston

Backend Engineer Job Description

Backend engineers are highly skilled developers that are sought after aggressively by many companies. They have the responsibility of ensuring that data access through software or a physical infrastructure/hardware allows proper interface with a system. Backend engineers often need to have strong skills in languages such as.NET, Java, C# and C++. Coding is also necessary to ensure that the proper database information is sent to the browser and vice versa. Those looking for a backend engineer position in Boston, Massachusetts will be pleased to know that Boston is one of the top ten areas when it comes to average salaries by city.

Living and Working in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston happens to be Massachusetts' largest city as well as its state capital. It was first founded in 1630, and because of this it is one of the oldest cities in the United States. As such, it also plays a key role in the country's overall business industry landscape. Companies are frequently starting, booming and growing in the city.

People who live in Boston have a lot of options when it comes to recreation and leisure. The city is well known for the fact that it hosts a variety of events throughout the year, and there are plenty of parks that you can go to as well. There are a number of walking tours that you can enjoy, not to mention many different museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA). In addition to these cultural options, there is a terrific nightlife, as well as shopping and dining venues, too.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Boston earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$144,313
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $65,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $142,000.

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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. $171,185
  3. Seattle
  4. $164,952
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $158,191
  7. New York
  8. $157,899
  9. Austin
  10. $155,053
  11. Boston
  12. $151,089
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $150,308
  15. Atlanta
  16. $146,976
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $144,240
  19. Denver
  20. $141,757
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $141,637
  23. San Diego
  24. $141,422
  25. Chicago
  26. $139,539
  27. Toronto
  28. C$131,521
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $130,264
  31. Dublin
  32. €89,074
  33. London
  34. £80,513
  35. France
  36. €75,523
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $171,185
  3. Seattle
  4. $164,952
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $158,191
  7. New York
  8. $157,899
  9. Austin
  10. $155,053
  11. Boston
  12. $151,089
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $150,308
  15. Atlanta
  16. $146,976
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $144,240
  19. Denver
  20. $141,757
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $141,637
  23. San Diego
  24. $141,422
  25. Chicago
  26. $139,539
  27. Toronto
  28. C$131,521
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $130,264
  31. Dublin
  32. €89,074
  33. London
  34. £80,513
  35. France
  36. €75,523
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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: