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Back end developer salary in Boston, MA

How much does a Back End Developer make in Boston, MA?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $161,803
Low $116,697
High $224,343
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a back end developer is $161,803 per year in Boston, MA. 118 salaries reported, updated at November 28, 2023

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Top companies for Back End Developers in Boston, MA

  1. Indigo Books & Music Inc.
    850 reviews6 salaries reported
    $177,030per year
  2. $48,193per year
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Highest paying cities for Back End Developers near Boston, MA

  1. Andover, MA
    $172,593 per year
    34 salaries reported
  2. Cambridge, MA
    $171,061 per year
    52 salaries reported
  3. Medford, MA
    $171,023 per year
    39 salaries reported
  1. Waltham, MA
    $166,642 per year
    41 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $161,803 per year
    118 salaries reported
  3. Quincy, MA
    $138,899 per year
    11 salaries reported
  1. Somerville, MA
    $113,826 per year
    21 salaries reported
  2. Newton, MA
    $94,493 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Sutton, MA
    $93,837 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Back End Developer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Back End Developers

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Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
12 jobs13
13 jobs16
280 jobs501
191 jobs281
720 jobs1,349
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Most common benefits for Back End Developers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 106 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in Boston, MA?

Full Stack Developer

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Average $135,042 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Back End Developer

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