Principal Software Engineer salary in Colorado

Average Base Salary in Colorado

$149,757
$21,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$171,257
Total Compensation
Median: $150K
Min: $98K
Max: $215K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Colorado?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $149,757. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $21,500. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $171,257. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Colorado.

Colorado by the numbers

4,356
Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
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Total number of tech users on Built In Colorado
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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Colorado

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+24
Date: May 31, 2021 Location: Denver, CO, US, 80206 Company: VIZIO, Inc. 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 talented software engineer to deliver powerful entertainment experiences.  The successful candidate will play an important role in architecting high-performance web applications. The candidate will work

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+24
VIZIO is seeking a Principal Software Engineer I to deliver the latest SmartCast TV and Sound Bar Technology. We are skilled engineers who care about the people they work with, the work they create, and the teams they nurture. At VIZIO we’re built around supporting each other in a relaxed, collaborative environment. We’re focused on learning, doing something new and valuable, and encouraging our team to do the same. With flexible work hours, a collaborative open-door environment, and teams who support each other in and out of the office, our work experience becomes meaningful. (And we don’t focus on hierarchy; instead, we work together to create the roles we’re most excited about). Now we need a brilliant Principal Software Engineer I to join us and own the development of our features through the full-release lifecycle. 

Principal Software Engineer II

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+24
About the Team: VIZIO is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to play an important role in leading other software engineers in implementing projects. You will: Design, Implement, and Test software related to our software/services. The Principal Engineer will manage a team and communicate designs and decisions within the team and will encourage new ideas and solutions.  About You: Bachelor's Degree (BA, BS, or MS in Computer Science) or

Principal Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
1 week ago
+62
Bonusly is looking for an autonomous, passionate, and high-performing Principal Engineer. We are looking for someone who will join us as a subject matter expert, and help set the tone and direction of our architecture and development practices. We need someone who has been around the block a few times, and can share their knowledge to operate cross functionally across all our products and tech stacks. You’ll be challenged with helping us scale to our next exciting phase of development, and we’ll look to you to be a critical team player in helping us get to where we need to go. 

Senior Full Stack Tech Lead

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
+45
We seek a seasoned Fullstack Engineer to join our award-winning team! If you love the idea of working with a super-talented group passionate about building products that make meetings better for everyone, please keep reading: Mersive Solstice helps teams collaborate much more effectively by allowing anyone to bring their own devices and apps to meetings and share content concurrently. A successful candidate has experience working across full stack web technologies, both front end and back end. We need someone who is an expert in modern Javascript and front end frameworks, such as React or Angular, and working with RESTful or GraphQL APIs or even building his/her own. Our top candidates will have great stories to tell about leveraging new technologies in creative ways to build experiences that customers love.

Principal Infrastructure Engineer

Greater Denver Area
10 hours ago
+24
You have significant experience working in 24x7 customer-facing production environments and are willing to work on rotation. You have a deep background with monitoring/alerting, configuration management, automation as well as integration and deployment pipelines. You are proficient in at least one programming language (Python preferred but not required).  Ideally, you have good AWS experience with at least some of their core infrastructure-related tools and services such as IAM, S3, SQS, Cloudwatch, and Cloudtrail but we are flexible on this if you are new to AWS. You are someone that people come to when they need help because they know you want to. You strive to understand the problem you are trying to solve before deciding on the solution, and you are thoughtful and methodical in its implementation vs. using shiny new untested tech.

Principal Data Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 days ago
+52

Principal DevOps Engineer

Greater Denver Area
4 days ago
+50
At IHS Markit, we are building a software solution that connects data in revolutionary ways, illuminating answers that were previously impossible to find and empowering our clients to envision the future, so they can determine the best course of action in the present. We are disrupting the current digital transformation landscape with state-of-the-art AI developed by a passionate team explore and push the boundaries of digital transformation

Principal DevOps Engineer

Greater Denver Area
4 days ago
+52
At IHS Markit, we are building a software solution that connects data in revolutionary ways, illuminating answers that were previously impossible to find and empowering our clients to envision the future, so they can determine the best course of action in the present. We are disrupting the current digital transformation landscape with state-of-the-art AI developed by a passionate team explore and push the boundaries of digital transformation

Principal Product Owner (Remote)

Greater Denver Area
5 days ago
+50
Are you a transformative product leader? Ever considered what large enterprise companies are doing to reinvent themselves into the digital age? If you are looking for taking on the challenge of applying large scale technologies such as AI and Machine Learning to transformative products, then look no further.    As a Digital Transformation Product Owner for the IHSM Engineering and Product Design organization, you’ll be working hand in hand with

Principal Product Owner (Remote)

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+52
Are you a transformative product leader? Ever considered what large enterprise companies are doing to reinvent themselves into the digital age? If you are looking for taking on the challenge of applying large scale technologies such as AI and Machine Learning to transformative products, then look no further.    As a Digital Transformation Product Owner for the IHSM Engineering and Product Design organization, you’ll be working hand in hand with

Principal Data Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+50

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in Colorado is between $150k - $160k.

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

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $136,654 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $165,216.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $162,549.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Colorado

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $67,658
Min: $36K
Max: $129K
Junior Software Engineer $71,135
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 $101,203
Min: $49K
Max: $160K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Software Engineer $105,556
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 $110,754
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
Systems Engineer $116,070
Min: $70K
Max: $205K
Hardware Engineer $122,750
Min: $90K
Max: $140K
Site Reliability Engineer $126,333
Min: $96K
Max: $193K
Senior Software Engineer $131,111
Min: $75K
Max: $232K
Database Administrator $132,000
Min: $110K
Max: $145K
Machine Learning Engineer $137,000
Min: $128K
Max: $160K
Lead Software Engineer $140,735
Min: $93K
Max: $175K
Data Architect $140,808
Min: $73K
Max: $195K
Engineering Manager $141,440
Min: $99K
Max: $201K
Principal Software Engineer $149,757
Min: $98K
Max: $215K
Data Engineering Manager $150,000
Min: $138K
Max: $167K
Director of Software Engineering $162,576
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 Principal Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

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SQL
2% have this skill
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Javascript
2% have this skill
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Linux
2% have this skill
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Python
1% have this skill
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Node.js
1% have this skill
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DevOps
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$21,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$215,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Site Reliability Engineer reported a yearly salary of $215,000 with +$21,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Boulder
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boulder
1-5 Reports
$152,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Java Platform Engineer reported a yearly salary of $152,000
7+ Years of Experience
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11-50 Employees
Denver
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boulder
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Denver
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Security Analyst reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$156,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $156,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
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