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Backend Engineer Salary in New York

Backend Engineer Job Description

A backend engineer is responsible for developing ways to access and transfer large quantities of data from the database or secondary pieces of software and hardware to the main user interface. Backend engineers often use computer languages such as Java, .NET, C#, C++ and others to accomplish these tasks. Because databases are used in a wide variety of business applications, a backend engineer is a highly sought after position by many different companies. Those who are looking for employment in this position should have strong team and communication skills, be able to problem solve on their own, and be able to think outside the box in many situations.

Based on current data, the average annual salary of a backend engineer in New York is approximately hundred and thirty-two thousand dollars per year, making New York one of the top ten spots when it comes to annual salary across the country.

Living and Working in New York City

New York City is the largest city in the United States when it comes to population. It has often been described as the financial, cultural and media capital of the entire world. As such it has a huge impact on entertainment, research, commerce, politics, technology and even sports. The city is well known for its fast pace, and it is also the home of the United Nations headquarters.

When it comes to recreation and leisure, New York City has a lot to offer. There are parks to go to, tour sites to see, theaters to attend, sporting events to experience and much, much more.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in New York earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$158,768
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $50,000 to a high of $300,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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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. $177,502
  3. Seattle
  4. $168,257
  5. New York
  6. $161,744
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $158,564
  9. Austin
  10. $157,565
  11. Boston
  12. $155,641
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $154,330
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $150,311
  17. Denver
  18. $150,280
  19. Atlanta
  20. $149,919
  21. Houston
  22. $146,855
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $146,121
  25. Philadelphia
  26. $145,397
  27. San Diego
  28. $145,243
  29. Tampa
  30. $143,284
  31. Chicago
  32. $142,109
  33. Toronto
  34. C$136,745
  35. Columbus
  36. $134,064
  37. Phoenix
  38. $128,612
  39. Dublin
  40. €86,916
  41. London
  42. £84,349
  43. France
  44. €70,011
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $177,502
  3. Seattle
  4. $168,257
  5. New York
  6. $161,744
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $158,564
  9. Austin
  10. $157,565
  11. Boston
  12. $155,641
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $154,330
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $150,311
  17. Denver
  18. $150,280
  19. Atlanta
  20. $149,919
  21. Houston
  22. $146,855
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $146,121
  25. Philadelphia
  26. $145,397
  27. San Diego
  28. $145,243
  29. Tampa
  30. $143,284
  31. Chicago
  32. $142,109
  33. Toronto
  34. C$136,745
  35. Columbus
  36. $134,064
  37. Phoenix
  38. $128,612
  39. Dublin
  40. €86,916
  41. London
  42. £84,349
  43. France
  44. €70,011
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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: