Lead Software Engineer salary in Denver

Average Base Salary in Denver

$141,600
$10,667
Additional Cash Compensation
$152,267
Total Compensation
Median: $142K
Min: $93K
Max: $175K

How Much Does a Lead Software Engineer Make in Denver?

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer in Denver is $141,600. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Denver is $10,667. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Denver is $152,267. Lead Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Lead Software Engineer employees in Denver.

Denver by the numbers

4,317
Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
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Lead Software Engineer jobs in Denver

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 Denver is between $170k - $180k.

Average Lead Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Lead Software Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $170,000 on average.

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 $131,833.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $156,143.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Denver

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,185
Min: $48K
Max: $110K
Junior Software Engineer $71,271
Min: $51K
Max: $90K
Front End Developer $82,584
Min: $37K
Max: $150K
Salesforce Developer $84,725
Min: $64K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $88,028
Min: $57K
Max: $135K
Automation Engineer $90,263
Min: $51K
Max: $137K
Software Test Engineer $96,925
Min: $61K
Max: $165K
Data Engineer $99,812
Min: $49K
Max: $146K
Android Developer $101,667
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Software Engineer $104,765
Min: $65K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Hardware Engineer $105,500
Min: $90K
Max: $121K
Sales Engineer $106,570
Min: $40K
Max: $200K
Systems Engineer $108,149
Min: $70K
Max: $135K
QA Manager $108,571
Min: $85K
Max: $140K
Security Engineer $109,947
Min: $78K
Max: $155K
DevOps Engineer $112,274
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
iOS Developer $113,516
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
Machine Learning Engineer $129,000
Min: $128K
Max: $130K
Senior Software Engineer $130,961
Min: $90K
Max: $232K
Site Reliability Engineer $135,689
Min: $110K
Max: $193K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $133K
Max: $140K
Data Architect $141,583
Min: $73K
Max: $195K
Lead Software Engineer $141,600
Min: $93K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $146,065
Min: $110K
Max: $201K
Principal Software Engineer $151,129
Min: $98K
Max: $195K
Director of Software Engineering $160,285
Min: $111K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $167,000
Min: $167K
Max: $167K
Vice President of Engineering $176,333
Min: $121K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,250
Min: $100K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Lead Software Engineer salaries in Denver

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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 Denver

$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
$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
$143,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $143,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Denver
$93,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer 2 reported a yearly salary of $93,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Denver
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