How much does a Back End Developer make in the United States?

Average base salary

3.9k salaries reported, updated at Sep 21, 2020
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The average salary for a back end developer is $127,920 per year in the United States and $4,000 cash bonus per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Stock options
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Commuter assistance
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
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Most common benefits for Back End Developers

  • Stock options
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Commuter assistance
  • Food provided
  • Gym membership
  • Health savings account
  • Parental leave
  • Paid sick time
  • Work from home
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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65% of Back end developers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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