Salary Directory Denver Backend Engineers

Backend Engineer Salary in Denver

Backend Engineer Job Description

A Backend Engineer is involved in many aspects of a company including working with teams to improve operations, implementing new features and functionality and evolving the existing company architecture. The job of a Backend Engineer is to build scalable, robust software using Java, Ruby or Scala. The Backend Engineer also improves code quality using automation and performing code reviews and through writing unit tests. This job also requires the ability to design and create services and system architecture for various projects.

A Backend Engineer will participate in brainstorming sessions with other team members and contribute to the process. The ideal candidate for a Backend Engineer position has a strong knowledge and/or experience in hands-on coding and software design, at least a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field and solid OOP and software design knowledge.

Living and Working in Denver

Denver is set in the beautiful, mountainous area of Colorado and is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. There is plenty to do both in and around the city. Denver has a great culinary scene, vibrant night life and plenty of outdoor activities. The Rocky Mountains are just a short drive away and provide some of the best winter sport activities such as snowboarding and skiing in all of the country. Denver has a diverse set of neighborhoods to choose from, each with its own unique character. Plus, it is home to many large corporations and businesses.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Denver earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$133,382
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $130,000.

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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. Minneapolis/St Paul
  2. $172,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $167,382
  5. New York
  6. $153,622
  7. Seattle
  8. $152,051
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $148,866
  11. Boston
  12. $146,145
  13. San Diego
  14. $140,751
  15. Atlanta
  16. $139,188
  17. Austin
  18. $138,849
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $137,523
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $136,147
  23. Denver
  24. $136,091
  25. Chicago
  26. $133,797
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $131,490
  29. Toronto
  30. C$118,257
  31. Dublin
  32. €88,750
  33. London
  34. £75,319
  35. France
  36. €56,797
  1. Minneapolis/St Paul
  2. $172,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $167,382
  5. New York
  6. $153,622
  7. Seattle
  8. $152,051
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $148,866
  11. Boston
  12. $146,145
  13. San Diego
  14. $140,751
  15. Atlanta
  16. $139,188
  17. Austin
  18. $138,849
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $137,523
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $136,147
  23. Denver
  24. $136,091
  25. Chicago
  26. $133,797
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $131,490
  29. Toronto
  30. C$118,257
  31. Dublin
  32. €88,750
  33. London
  34. £75,319
  35. France
  36. €56,797
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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: