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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
$149,117
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $60,000 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. $167,534
  3. New York
  4. $156,520
  5. Seattle
  6. $155,985
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $149,708
  9. Boston
  10. $148,855
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $145,816
  13. Austin
  14. $143,128
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,008
  17. San Diego
  18. $138,324
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $138,181
  21. Chicago
  22. $134,435
  23. Denver
  24. $134,345
  25. Minneapolis/St Paul
  26. $132,000
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $129,927
  29. Toronto
  30. C$117,608
  31. Dublin
  32. €90,000
  33. London
  34. £75,585
  35. France
  36. €58,646
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $167,534
  3. New York
  4. $156,520
  5. Seattle
  6. $155,985
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $149,708
  9. Boston
  10. $148,855
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $145,816
  13. Austin
  14. $143,128
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,008
  17. San Diego
  18. $138,324
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $138,181
  21. Chicago
  22. $134,435
  23. Denver
  24. $134,345
  25. Minneapolis/St Paul
  26. $132,000
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $129,927
  29. Toronto
  30. C$117,608
  31. Dublin
  32. €90,000
  33. London
  34. £75,585
  35. France
  36. €58,646
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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: