Backend Engineer Salary in 2024

💰 The median Backend Engineer Salary in 2024 is USD 151,875

✏️ This salary info is based on 14 individual salaries reported during 2024

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Salary details

The average Backend Engineer salary lies between USD 120,000 and USD 190,000 globally. It represents the overall compensation/gross salary amount for the working year (before deductions like social security, taxes and other contributions), not including equity/stock options or similar benefits.

Job title
Backend Engineer
Experience
all levels
Region
global/worldwide
Salary year
2024
Sample size
14
Top 10%
$ 309,000
Top 25%
$ 190,000
Median
$ 151,875
Bottom 25%
$ 120,000
Bottom 10%
$ 105,000

All data shown are full-time equivalent (FTE) salaries. Part-time salary information has been extrapolated to its FTE value.

Last updated: July 21, 2024

Top 20 Job Tags for Backend Engineer roles

The three most common job tag items assiciated with Backend Engineer job listings are Python, Engineering and Machine Learning. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job tags in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where associated with them during that period:

Python | 125 jobs Engineering | 124 jobs Machine Learning | 110 jobs AWS | 84 jobs APIs | 84 jobs Computer Science | 82 jobs Architecture | 80 jobs Kubernetes | 72 jobs Pipelines | 66 jobs Java | 66 jobs Docker | 62 jobs PostgreSQL | 49 jobs Security | 47 jobs Research | 45 jobs Distributed Systems | 44 jobs LLMs | 44 jobs GCP | 43 jobs Testing | 41 jobs Azure | 41 jobs Kafka | 40 jobs

Top 20 Job Perks/Benefits for Backend Engineer roles

The three most common job benefits and perks assiciated with Backend Engineer job listings are Career development, Equity / stock options and Health care. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job perks or benefits in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where offering them during that period:

Career development | 115 jobs Equity / stock options | 59 jobs Health care | 53 jobs Startup environment | 53 jobs Flex hours | 48 jobs Competitive pay | 38 jobs Flex vacation | 34 jobs Team events | 30 jobs Parental leave | 29 jobs Insurance | 27 jobs Medical leave | 24 jobs Salary bonus | 24 jobs Home office stipend | 16 jobs Wellness | 13 jobs Gear | 10 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 9 jobs 401(k) matching | 7 jobs Transparency | 5 jobs Travel | 3 jobs Snacks / Drinks | 3 jobs

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