Principal Software Engineer salary in Colorado

Average Base Salary in Colorado

$170,346
$24,206
Additional Cash Compensation
$194,552
Total Compensation
Median: 160,000
Min: $98K
Max: $250K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Colorado?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $170,346. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $24,206. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $194,552. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Colorado.

Colorado by the numbers

4,618
Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
285,624
Total number of tech users on Built In Colorado
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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Colorado

Principal Oracle Database Administrator

Remote
1 week ago
+57
About DAT DAT is a next-generation SaaS technology company that has been at the leading edge of innovation in transportation supply chain logistics for 43 years. We continue to transform the industry year over year, by deploying a suite of software solutions to millions of customers every day - customers who depend on DAT for the most relevant data and most accurate insights to help them make smarter business decisions and run their companies

Principal Software Engineer

Remote
6 days ago
+55
Moov is the payments processor devoted to delighting users. We help software companies add money movement to their products, letting the end-user drive how they pay and get paid.  We’re looking for a Principal Engineer to join our Engineering team. You will be a thought leader and subject matter expert within engineering, working alongside technical and product leaders. As a member of the Moov team, you will build new and improve existing banking

Principal Software Engineer II

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+35
The Charter Technical Engineering Center (CTEC) facilities in Englewood, CO oversees the design and architecture of Charter's multi-billion dollar network infrastructure. We investigate, select, develop, and integrate technologies and solutions that meet the needs of the company for short, medium and long term initiatives. This includes the delivery of the technology plan and future architecture for Voice, Video, Data, Optical, Commercial, Cloud,

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+35
The Charter Technical Engineering Center (CTEC) facilities in Englewood, CO oversee the design and architecture of Charter's multi-billion dollar network infrastructure. We investigate, select, develop, and integrate technologies and solutions that meet the needs of the company for short, medium and long term initiatives. This includes the delivery of the technology plan and future architecture for Voice, Video, Data, Optical, Commercial, Cloud,

Principal Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+35
Company Overview:Charter Communications is America's fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We're committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products. Charter is at the intersection of technology and entertainment, facilitating essential communications that connect 24 million residential and business customers in 41 states. Our commitment to serving customers and exceeding their

Principal Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+24
About the Team VIZIO advertising technology solutions is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Software Engineer to help deliver our strategic initiatives in our ad tech team. We look for people who can effectively partner with Program & Product Management to deliver high scaling, cutting edge software. The position can be held in one of several offices (San Francisco, Dallas, Denver, Irvine, New York), and is responsible for delivering critical

Principal Software Engineer II

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
+24
About the Team Interested in developing the best user experience and positively impact the life of VIZIO SmartTV customers? The client engineering team is looking for a passionate software development manager to develop a high-performing inclusive team that drives a fluid entertainment experience. The successful candidate will play an important role in architecting high-performance web applications by working collaboratively with other technical

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
+24
About the Team Interested in developing the best user experience and positively impact the life of VIZIO SmartTV customers? The client engineering team is looking for a passionate software development manager to develop a high-performing inclusive team that drives a fluid entertainment experience. The successful candidate will play an important role in architecting high-performance web applications by working collaboratively with other technical

Principal Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
1 day ago
+49
Find out what all the buzz is about! If you are looking for a career that's fast-paced and exciting, then you've come to the right place. With the amazing growth that Honeybee is experiencing, now is a great time to join our team. We offer a robust benefits package including; paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, company-paid life and disability insurance, and a generous offering of health and wellness options. Since 1983 Honeybee Robotics

Principal Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
3 days ago
+35
JOB SCOPEResponsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance the company's telecommunications and signal processing hardware, software and electrical systems. Works with technical operations staff on system design and configuration. Works with design teams and advises team leaders. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Designs, implements, monitors, enhances and troubleshoots systems in assigned areas Analyzes and revises existing system logic

Principal Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+43
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information

Principal Engineer III

Greater Denver Area
6 days ago
+35
JOB SUMMARYResponsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance the company's telecommunications and signal processing hardware, software and electrical systems. Works closely with technical operations staff on system design and configuration. Recognized as the technical and design expert. Leads design teams and advises team leaders.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The two most common Principal Software Engineer salary ranges in Colorado are $150k - $160k and $180k - $190k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $171,250 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $140,827 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $182,010.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $178,335.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Colorado

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $68,927
Min: $36K
Max: $129K
Junior Software Engineer $72,651
Min: $42K
Max: $112K
Salesforce Developer $94,000
Min: $58K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $96,373
Min: $57K
Max: $135K
Software Test Engineer $96,835
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
Front End Developer $98,101
Min: $52K
Max: $330K
Automation Engineer $104,250
Min: $63K
Max: $137K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Software Engineer $106,381
Min: $65K
Max: $205K
Data Engineer $113,023
Min: $49K
Max: $165K
Systems Engineer $113,058
Min: $70K
Max: $205K
Sales Engineer $115,982
Min: $40K
Max: $220K
Android Developer $116,583
Min: $75K
Max: $155K
iOS Developer $118,248
Min: $70K
Max: $175K
QA Manager $118,357
Min: $85K
Max: $160K
Hardware Engineer $119,869
Min: $80K
Max: $175K
Machine Learning Engineer $120,000
Min: $77K
Max: $160K
Site Reliability Engineer $124,118
Min: $90K
Max: $193K
Database Administrator $127,143
Min: $110K
Max: $145K
DevOps Engineer $127,155
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer $136,745
Min: $88K
Max: $232K
Lead Software Engineer $144,016
Min: $93K
Max: $250K
Data Engineering Manager $146,000
Min: $120K
Max: $167K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $151,278
Min: $15K
Max: $325K
Security Engineer $151,375
Min: $78K
Max: $190K
Data Architect $154,376
Min: $123K
Max: $205K
Engineering Manager $156,301
Min: $100K
Max: $230K
Principal Software Engineer $170,346
Min: $98K
Max: $250K
Director of Software Engineering $170,710
Min: $111K
Max: $280K
Vice President of Engineering $178,417
Min: $121K
Max: $235K

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

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SQL
2% have this skill
2
Javascript
1% have this skill
3
Linux
1% have this skill
4
Python
1% have this skill
5
Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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C++
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Denver
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $250,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Denver
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Denver
$215,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $215,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Architect reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Denver
$154,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineer Principal - Software reported a yearly salary of $154,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boulder
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
5-10 Reports
$232,500
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $232,500 with +$34,875 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$235,000
Yearly Salary
A Chief Architect reported a yearly salary of $235,000 with +$70,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
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