Lead Software Engineer salary in Colorado

Average Base Salary in Colorado

$140,833
$9,450
Additional Cash Compensation
$150,283
Total Compensation
Median: $141K
Min: $93K
Max: $175K

How Much Does a Lead Software Engineer Make in Colorado?

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer in Colorado is $140,833. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Colorado is $9,450. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Colorado is $150,283. Lead Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Lead Software Engineer employees in Colorado.

Colorado by the numbers

4,316
Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
263,060
Total number of tech users on Built In Colorado
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Android Developer
Art Director
Associate Product Manager
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
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Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
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Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
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Data Engineering Manager
Data Scientist
Database Administrator
Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Product Marketing
Director of Product Marketing
Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
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HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Junior Business Analyst
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Junior Software Engineer
Lead Software Engineer
Machine Learning Engineer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
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PR Manager
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SEO Manager
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Social Media Manager
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Lead Software Engineer jobs in Colorado

Senior Software Engineer (QA Release Lead)

Fort Collins
1 week ago
+54
BillGO is looking for a motivated individual with a passion for solving complex problems to join our team. The QA Release Automation Lead Engineer is a unique position that would have a broad technical background. Key factors for this position are not only technical aptitude, but also being a problem solver, continuous learner, and great collaborator. The ideal candidate will have experienced working in a fast-paced environment.

Tech Lead, Software Engineering

Greater Boulder Area
3 days ago
+25
As a Tech Lead on the US engineering team, you will be part of building a new engineering organization from the very early stages. Our goal is to make SumUp the #1 way for small businesses to accept payments in the US. This is a highly collaborative role. The ideal candidate will be able to work closely with a wide variety of stakeholders, technical and non-technical, across several teams (and timezones).

Lead Sr Staff Software Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
12 hours ago
+40
Senior Lead Software Engineers serve both as technical individual contributors and people managers. You will be optimizing your own code, as well as making sure that your reports are able to optimize theirs. You are an end-to-end owner. You will participate actively in all aspects of product strategy – from designing, building, and delivering products for our clients. We have dozens of individual, mission-focused teams working across a wide spectrum of technological challenges. You will have the opportunity, depending on your interests and aptitude, to lead engineers that focus on building large-scale distributed systems coordinating thousands of servers in cloud and physical data centers around the world, petabyte-scale data challenges, machine learning, advanced visualizations, and interactive user interfaces – to name a few.

Software Engineering Lead - AV Motion Planning

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+16
You'll be the engineering lead for a category-defining motion planning capability that incorporates physics/kinematics, path planning, and trajectory optimization for an autonomous tractor-trailer combination capable of forward and reverse movement, including articulated backing, hitching/unhitching, and docking/undocking at warehouse loading docks. This subsystem will enable unprecedented functionality using durable, tried-and-true, classical motion planning techniques.

Lead Software Engineer - Tools and Infrastructure

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+56
We’re looking for problem solvers, innovators, and dreamers who are searching for anything but business as usual. Like us, you’re a high performer who’s an expert at your craft, constantly challenging the status quo. You value inclusivity and want to join a culture that empowers you to show up as your authentic self. You know that success hinges on commitment, that our differences make us stronger, and that the finish line is always sweeter when

Lead Software Engineer - React - Denver, CO

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+37
Hotel Engine, a startup based in Denver, is a leader in travel tech with a demonstrated track record of growth and impact. Our foundations are strong, and we’ve navigated the COVID-19 crisis by bringing our customer obsession, innovative platform, data-driven problem-solving, and bias for action into every decision. By partnering with tens of thousands of businesses and government agencies and hundreds of thousands of hotels around the world, we

Project Engineer II - Ground Software Lead

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
Clearance Requirement: A current, active TS/SCI CI Polygraph security clearance is required. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and

Principal Software Engineering Lead

Greater Boulder Area
1 week ago
Do you wake up every morning hoping to find time to learn a bit more about platforms like Spark, Kubernetes, Typescript, or React? Are you interested in building your breadth of skills with technologies our cloud customers use everyday to help them build their businesses?    If so, our team, Commercial Software Engineering, might be a good fit for you. We are a fast growing team of software engineers that work with our customers and partners to

Lead Software Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
3 weeks ago
+25
Description / Overview This role is part of the Engineering team and you will have a significant role in influencing the product direction. This role will have responsibility for product architecture, design decisions, and ensuring a production-ready code. This person will work closely with the support team, the rest of the engineering team across the world, and our customers. This is an opportunity to join a company that is playing in a

Fullstack Software Engineer - Team Lead

Greater Boulder Area
3 weeks ago
+38
Base Salary: $105k – $140k Bonus Target: 10% Equity: 0.05% – 0.2%     Join a high-growth startup on the ground floor! A rare opportunity to have immense impact working directly with our executive team, while earning equity in a fast-pace, high-growth startup. We are looking for a driven self-starter that can own projects from ideation to execution to maintaining. You will be working on the full stack including, frontend, backend, and

Lead Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Lead Software Engineer salary in Colorado is between $170k - $180k.

Average Lead Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

Lead Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Lead Software Engineer salary for women is $170,000 and the average Lead Software Engineer salary for men is $139,267.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $145,381.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Colorado

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $67,658
Min: $36K
Max: $129K
Junior Software Engineer $70,429
Min: $51K
Max: $90K
Salesforce Developer $84,483
Min: $58K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $85,318
Min: $47K
Max: $135K
Front End Developer $88,062
Min: $37K
Max: $330K
Automation Engineer $89,513
Min: $51K
Max: $137K
Software Test Engineer $92,474
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
Android Developer $98,167
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Data Engineer $101,665
Min: $49K
Max: $160K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Software Engineer $105,918
Min: $65K
Max: $205K
Sales Engineer $106,301
Min: $40K
Max: $200K
Security Engineer $107,077
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
QA Manager $107,789
Min: $85K
Max: $140K
iOS Developer $107,969
Min: $58K
Max: $175K
DevOps Engineer $111,068
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $116,345
Min: $70K
Max: $205K
Hardware Engineer $122,750
Min: $90K
Max: $140K
Site Reliability Engineer $126,333
Min: $96K
Max: $193K
Senior Software Engineer $131,217
Min: $75K
Max: $232K
Database Administrator $132,000
Min: $110K
Max: $145K
Machine Learning Engineer $137,000
Min: $128K
Max: $160K
Data Architect $140,808
Min: $73K
Max: $195K
Lead Software Engineer $140,833
Min: $93K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $141,440
Min: $99K
Max: $201K
Principal Software Engineer $149,322
Min: $98K
Max: $215K
Data Engineering Manager $150,000
Min: $138K
Max: $167K
Director of Software Engineering $162,185
Min: $111K
Max: $270K
Vice President of Engineering $173,258
Min: $121K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $194,821
Min: $100K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Lead Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

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Javascript
1% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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DevOps
1% have this skill
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Front-end
0% have this skill

Recent Lead Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Fort Collins
5-10 Reports
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Full-Stack Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead iOS Mobile Architect Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Denver
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Team Lead reported a yearly salary of $140,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Denver
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Full Stack Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Denver
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boulder
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$14,000 in additional cash compensation
501-1,000 Employees
Denver
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $110,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
5-10 Reports
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