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
$125,272
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $60,000 to a high of $230,000, with a median salary of $125,000.

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Compare Backend Engineer salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $152,449
  3. Seattle
  4. $142,672
  5. New York
  6. $139,956
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $137,491
  9. Boston
  10. $134,495
  11. Austin
  12. $131,513
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $126,548
  15. Denver
  16. $123,928
  17. Chicago
  18. $120,957
  19. San Diego
  20. $120,184
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $118,859
  23. Toronto
  24. C$105,466
  25. London
  26. £68,419
  27. France
  28. €53,753
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $152,449
  3. Seattle
  4. $142,672
  5. New York
  6. $139,956
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $137,491
  9. Boston
  10. $134,495
  11. Austin
  12. $131,513
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $126,548
  15. Denver
  16. $123,928
  17. Chicago
  18. $120,957
  19. San Diego
  20. $120,184
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $118,859
  23. Toronto
  24. C$105,466
  25. London
  26. £68,419
  27. France
  28. €53,753
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Where Backend Engineers are highest in demand

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