Backend Engineer Salary in New York – updated May 2024

The average salary for backend engineers in NYC is $157,526 per year. This is based on data from 1,286 job openings.

Where do you get the data from?

Our advanced AI searches the internet for job openings and posts them on our website. We use the salary data from these job postings to calculate backend engineer salaries.

Below is a breakdown of salary data by years of experience:

ExperienceNumber of rolesMinimum SalaryAverage SalaryMaximum Salary

🟢 Entry Level Backend Engineering (0-1 yrs)


🟡 Mid-level Backend Engineering (2-4 yrs)


🟠 Senior Backend Engineering (5-9 yrs)


🔴 Lead Backend Engineering (10+ yrs)

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