Salary Directory Seattle Backend Engineers

Backend Engineer Salary in Seattle

Backend Engineer Job Description

Backend Engineers are highly skilled developers that are sought after 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 should 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.

Living and Working in Seattle

Seattle, Washington is in the heart of King County, and is a seaport city with about 700,000 residents. It is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, as well as Washington state. Seattle has some of the fastest-growing rates when it comes to major US cities, making it a perfect place for both business and employment opportunities. It has robust commerce, industry and public transportation.

When it comes to culture and recreation, Seattle has a lot to offer. You can enjoy the numerous fine restaurants and dining experiences, take in a symphony or opera on stage, unwind and relax at the Seattle Central Library, enjoy some of the professional games with the city's teams (such as the Seattle Seahawks), and much more. The city also has a robust tourism industry as well as numerous historical places to check out. The Woodland Park Zoo and Seattle Aquarium are favorites among many.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Seattle earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$151,346
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $300,000, 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. $168,170
  3. Seattle
  4. $158,042
  5. New York
  6. $156,222
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $154,204
  9. Boston
  10. $148,563
  11. Austin
  12. $147,227
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $145,455
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,204
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $139,654
  19. San Diego
  20. $138,947
  21. Chicago
  22. $134,914
  23. Denver
  24. $134,313
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $130,232
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $126,414
  29. Toronto
  30. C$119,426
  31. Dublin
  32. €90,675
  33. France
  34. €79,588
  35. London
  36. £75,834
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,170
  3. Seattle
  4. $158,042
  5. New York
  6. $156,222
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $154,204
  9. Boston
  10. $148,563
  11. Austin
  12. $147,227
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $145,455
  15. Atlanta
  16. $141,204
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $139,654
  19. San Diego
  20. $138,947
  21. Chicago
  22. $134,914
  23. Denver
  24. $134,313
  25. Dallas/Ft Worth
  26. $130,232
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $126,414
  29. Toronto
  30. C$119,426
  31. Dublin
  32. €90,675
  33. France
  34. €79,588
  35. London
  36. £75,834
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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: