Lead Software Engineer salary in Denver

Average Base Salary in Denver

$142,364
$9,929
Additional Cash Compensation
$152,293
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 $142,364. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Denver is $9,929. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Denver is $152,293. Lead Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Colorado from anonymous Lead Software Engineer employees in Denver.

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Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
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Data Engineering Manager
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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
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Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
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Hardware Engineer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
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Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Junior Business Analyst
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Machine Learning Engineer
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Marketing Coordinator
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PR Manager
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Lead Software Engineer jobs in Colorado

Lead Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+44
Guild is hiring for a Lead Software Engineer to oversee a high performing team to innovate and build software that helps students take advantage of Guild’s affordable education programs and coaching services. You will be tasked with growing and mentoring a team of creative engineers, who will build products that are intuitive, easy to use, and provide a frictionless experience for our users. Moreover, you’ll use your passion for writing clean, well-tested, and reusable code to build high quality software that will scale efficiently with our continued business growth.

Team Lead - Quality Software Engineering

Greater Denver Area
22 hours ago
+56
Provide leadership to an organizationally distributed team, executing team initiatives and minimizing product quality risk items. Be a servant leader - navigate your team through changes in organizational objectives and shifting priorities. Align your team to support new product features and development initiatives, effectively communicating changes in the team assignments. Deep understanding and commitment to modern software engineering principles/processes (Agile, Lean, DevOps) and continuous improvement through measurement.

Lead Sr Staff Software Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
2 weeks 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.

Lead Software System Test Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
+16
The company Outrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, helps large enterprises improve safety and increase efficiency. The only company exclusively focused on automating all aspects of yard operations, Outrider eliminates manual tasks that are hazardous and repetitive. Outrider’s mission is to drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation by deploying zero-emission systems. Outrider is a private

Lead Software Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
1 week 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

Principal Software Engineering Lead

Greater Boulder Area
3 weeks 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 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 $68,531
Min: $48K
Max: $110K
Junior Software Engineer $70,685
Min: $51K
Max: $90K
Front End Developer $82,645
Min: $37K
Max: $150K
Salesforce Developer $84,725
Min: $64K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $87,854
Min: $57K
Max: $135K
Automation Engineer $89,389
Min: $51K
Max: $137K
Software Test Engineer $95,194
Min: $61K
Max: $165K
Data Engineer $99,013
Min: $49K
Max: $146K
Android Developer $101,667
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Software Engineer $105,008
Min: $60K
Max: $170K
Hardware Engineer $105,500
Min: $90K
Max: $121K
Sales Engineer $108,098
Min: $40K
Max: $200K
QA Manager $108,571
Min: $85K
Max: $140K
Security Engineer $109,947
Min: $78K
Max: $155K
Systems Engineer $110,498
Min: $70K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer $112,449
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
iOS Developer $113,516
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
Machine Learning Engineer $129,000
Min: $128K
Max: $130K
Senior Software Engineer $131,060
Min: $90K
Max: $232K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $133K
Max: $140K
Data Architect $136,727
Min: $73K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $142,364
Min: $93K
Max: $175K
Site Reliability Engineer $145,200
Min: $120K
Max: $193K
Engineering Manager $146,027
Min: $110K
Max: $201K
Principal Software Engineer $151,129
Min: $98K
Max: $195K
Director of Software Engineering $160,218
Min: $111K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $167,000
Min: $167K
Max: $167K
Vice President of Engineering $175,944
Min: $121K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,704
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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C++
0% have this skill

Recent Lead Software Engineer salaries in Denver

$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$5,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
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
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