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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
$157,566
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $350,000, with a median salary of $155,000.

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Compare Backend Engineer salaries by region

Backend Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, Other, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,536
  3. Seattle
  4. $162,492
  5. New York
  6. $155,708
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $155,316
  9. Austin
  10. $151,475
  11. Boston
  12. $149,003
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $148,082
  15. Atlanta
  16. $142,267
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $141,568
  19. San Diego
  20. $141,060
  21. Chicago
  22. $136,804
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $136,199
  25. Denver
  26. $135,925
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $125,986
  29. Toronto
  30. C$124,532
  31. Dublin
  32. €90,185
  33. London
  34. £77,377
  35. France
  36. €73,909
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,536
  3. Seattle
  4. $162,492
  5. New York
  6. $155,708
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $155,316
  9. Austin
  10. $151,475
  11. Boston
  12. $149,003
  13. Minneapolis/St Paul
  14. $148,082
  15. Atlanta
  16. $142,267
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $141,568
  19. San Diego
  20. $141,060
  21. Chicago
  22. $136,804
  23. Dallas/Ft Worth
  24. $136,199
  25. Denver
  26. $135,925
  27. Philadelphia
  28. $125,986
  29. Toronto
  30. C$124,532
  31. Dublin
  32. €90,185
  33. London
  34. £77,377
  35. France
  36. €73,909
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Where Backend Engineers are highest in demand

    Backend Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, Other, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: