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
$151,133
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $250,000, 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. $178,375
  3. Seattle
  4. $168,515
  5. New York
  6. $162,377
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $158,439
  9. Austin
  10. $158,197
  11. Boston
  12. $156,100
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $154,749
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $151,193
  17. Denver
  18. $150,203
  19. Atlanta
  20. $149,712
  21. Houston
  22. $147,200
  23. Philadelphia
  24. $146,283
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $146,186
  27. San Diego
  28. $145,558
  29. Tampa
  30. $142,691
  31. Chicago
  32. $142,249
  33. Toronto
  34. C$137,068
  35. Columbus
  36. $134,588
  37. Phoenix
  38. $127,546
  39. Dublin
  40. €87,827
  41. London
  42. £84,628
  43. France
  44. €69,866
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $178,375
  3. Seattle
  4. $168,515
  5. New York
  6. $162,377
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $158,439
  9. Austin
  10. $158,197
  11. Boston
  12. $156,100
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $154,749
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $151,193
  17. Denver
  18. $150,203
  19. Atlanta
  20. $149,712
  21. Houston
  22. $147,200
  23. Philadelphia
  24. $146,283
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $146,186
  27. San Diego
  28. $145,558
  29. Tampa
  30. $142,691
  31. Chicago
  32. $142,249
  33. Toronto
  34. C$137,068
  35. Columbus
  36. $134,588
  37. Phoenix
  38. $127,546
  39. Dublin
  40. €87,827
  41. London
  42. £84,628
  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: