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Account Executive
Account Manager
Accountant
Analytics Manager
Android Developer
Art Director
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
Controller
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
Copywriter
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
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 Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
PR Manager
PR Specialist
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Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
QA Analyst
QA Engineer
QA Manager
Recruiter
Sales Development Representative
Sales Director
Sales Engineer
Sales Manager
Sales Operations Analyst
Sales Operations Manager
Salesforce Developer
Scrum Master
Security Engineer
Senior Accountant
Senior Business Analyst
Senior Data Analyst
Senior Data Scientist
Senior Financial Analyst
Senior Marketing Manager
Senior Product Manager
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Senior Project Manager
Senior Recruiter
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Technical Writer
Senior UI Designer
Senior UX Designer
SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Social Media Manager
Software Engineer
Software Test Engineer
Technical Project Manager
Technical Recruiter
Technical Support
Technical Writer
UI Designer
UX Designer
Vice President of Care
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Human Resources
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of Product
Vice President of Sales
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Principal Software Engineer salary in Colorado

Average Base Salary in Colorado

$139,729
$25,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$164,729
Total Compensation
Median: $140K
Min: $98K
Max: $195K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Colorado?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $139,729. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $25,000. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $164,729. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Colorado from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Colorado.

Colorado by the numbers

3,170
Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
97,052
Total number of tech users on Built In Colorado
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Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in Colorado is between $120k - $130k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $135,500 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $147,063.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Colorado

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $64,565
Min: $36K
Max: $110K
Salesforce Developer $76,558
Min: $58K
Max: $92K
QA Engineer $78,892
Min: $47K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $81,586
Min: $37K
Max: $150K
Automation Engineer $86,968
Min: $51K
Max: $115K
Android Developer $89,462
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Data Engineer $90,385
Min: $50K
Max: $146K
Software Test Engineer $91,029
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
Software Engineer $95,345
Min: $50K
Max: $165K
Security Engineer $98,483
Min: $70K
Max: $134K
iOS Developer $100,800
Min: $58K
Max: $140K
QA Manager $102,455
Min: $85K
Max: $124K
DevOps Engineer $106,413
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $109,769
Min: $61K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $116,286
Min: $73K
Max: $160K
Senior Software Engineer $127,133
Min: $75K
Max: $192K
Engineering Manager $133,911
Min: $88K
Max: $194K
Principal Software Engineer $139,729
Min: $98K
Max: $195K
Director of Software Engineering $162,455
Min: $125K
Max: $270K
Vice President of Engineering $163,818
Min: $126K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $197,586
Min: $100K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

1
C
2% have this skill
2
C++
2% have this skill
3
Linux
2% have this skill
4
Javascript
2% have this skill
5
Hardware
2% have this skill
6
Python
2% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

$195,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $195,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
$97,500
Yearly Salary
A Lead Architect reported a yearly salary of $97,500
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Denver
1-5 Reports
$153,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $153,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Denver
$157,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $157,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Denver
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boulder
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Denver
$163,000
Yearly Salary
A Chief Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $163,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Denver
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Denver
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Solution Architect reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Colorado Springs
$159,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $159,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boulder
5-10 Reports
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