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Back end developer salary in Seattle, WA

How much does a Back End Developer make in Seattle, WA?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $157,540
Low $110,650
High $224,301
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a back end developer is $157,540 per year in Seattle, WA. 94 salaries reported, updated at September 14, 2023

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Top companies for Back End Developers in Seattle, WA

  1. Twitter
    145 reviews10 salaries reported
    $186,672per year
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Highest paying cities for Back End Developers near Seattle, WA

  1. Queen Anne, WA
    $173,944 per year
    45 salaries reported
  2. Kennewick, WA
    $172,291 per year
    41 salaries reported
  3. San Francisco, CA
    $165,418 per year
    366 salaries reported
  1. Boston, MA
    $161,846 per year
    136 salaries reported
  2. Seattle, WA
    $157,540 per year
    94 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $155,606 per year
    142 salaries reported
  1. Kirkland, WA
    $154,726 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. San Jose, CA
    $154,397 per year
    81 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $153,574 per year
    370 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

Top skills
Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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280 jobs501
191 jobs281
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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 Seattle, WA?

Full Stack Developer

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Average $141,675 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Back End Developer

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