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Back End Developer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$95,232
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a back end developer is $95,232 per year in the United States. 2.1k salaries reported, updated at May 21, 2022.

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Top companies for Back End Developers in United States

  1. Oscar
    3.9star
    8 reviews51 salaries reported
    $221,664per year
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Highest paying cities for Back End Developers in United States

  1. San Jose, CA
    $110,505 per year
    49 salaries reported
  2. Bellevue, WA
    $104,156 per year
    18 salaries reported
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Back End Developers

Top skills
XSLT
+51.06%salary
Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree
+8.50%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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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 United States?

Full Stack Developer

31,785 job openings

Average $100,992 per year

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