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
$119,765
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $180,000, with a median salary of $120,000.

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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. $154,256
  3. Seattle
  4. $142,635
  5. New York
  6. $141,454
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $137,293
  9. Boston
  10. $135,721
  11. Austin
  12. $132,815
  13. Denver
  14. $126,902
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $126,459
  17. San Diego
  18. $124,383
  19. Chicago
  20. $121,712
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $121,478
  23. Toronto
  24. C$107,522
  25. London
  26. £69,176
  27. France
  28. €54,290
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $154,256
  3. Seattle
  4. $142,635
  5. New York
  6. $141,454
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $137,293
  9. Boston
  10. $135,721
  11. Austin
  12. $132,815
  13. Denver
  14. $126,902
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $126,459
  17. San Diego
  18. $124,383
  19. Chicago
  20. $121,712
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $121,478
  23. Toronto
  24. C$107,522
  25. London
  26. £69,176
  27. France
  28. €54,290
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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: