Principal Software Engineer salary in Colorado

Average Base Salary in Colorado

$171,413
$24,460
Additional Cash Compensation
$195,873
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 $171,413. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $24,460. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $195,873. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Colorado.

Colorado by the numbers

4,830
Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
485,352
Total number of tech users on Built In Colorado
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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Colorado
177

Principal Engineer - Java API Tech Lead

Greater Denver Area
14 hours ago
Department SummaryAt DISH, our technology teams challenge the status quo and reimagine capabilities across industries. From product development to software design to big data and beyond, our people play vital roles in connecting consumers with the products and platforms of tomorrow. Job Duties and Responsibilities High-level job responsibilities: Design and develop API specifications using OpenAPI Specifications/YAML that is scalable and provide

Sr. Principal Engineer - Java API Tech Lead

Greater Denver Area
3 days ago
Department SummaryAt DISH, our technology teams challenge the status quo and reimagine capabilities across industries. From product development to software design to big data and beyond, our people play vital roles in connecting consumers with the products and platforms of tomorrow. Job Duties and Responsibilities High-level job responsibilities: Design and develop API specifications using OpenAPI Specifications/YAML that is scalable and provide

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
5 days ago
JOB SUMMARYResponsible for building innovative customer experiences on the Charter My Spectrum App, as well as the Spectrum.net and SpectrumBusiness.net websites. As a leader on the team, this role will work to help the team prioritize, build, and ship the most impactful features to our customers. The ideal candidate is a technical professional who has experience developing incredible customer experiences, while serving as a mentor to help guide

Principal Software Engineer

Remote
1 week ago
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.  As a member of the Moov team, you will build new and improve existing banking and payment experiences that customers depend on every day.  We’re looking for someone who combines technical breadth and depth with strong technical leadership to successfully define and

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
JOB SUMMARYResponsible for planning and implementing a web service infrastructure to support Charter's next generation products. This position will assist Charter's transition to Internet delivered content, featured cloud based services, highly interactive HTML5, and native UI's across a variety of consumer electronics devices and set top boxes.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance

Principal Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
3 days ago
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
1 week ago
JOB SUMMARY:The 5G RAN Test Engineer is responsible for the development and engineering activities supporting 5G RAN technologies. This candidate plays a key role in evaluating new RAN technologies and services prior to the integration and deployment into Charter's network. The 5G RAN Engineer creates strategic test plans that ensure performance and stability of Wireless products on Charter's 5G RAN network ensuring the highest levels of customer

Principal Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
Department SummaryDISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest

Principal Engineer

Remote
1 week ago
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

Principal Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
JOB SUMMARYCharter's Emerging Technology and Innovation team is looking for an experienced security engineer well versed in the technologies powering tomorrow's Internet. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with ideation, architecture, and design of hardware and software security solutions across Charter's residential and commercial platforms. The successful candidate should have experience with hardware security mechanisms such as

Principal Engineer -Database Administrator

Greater Denver Area
14 hours ago
JOB SCOPEThe Principal Engineer is responsible for Database design and Administration for the teams databases. Works closely with the Software Engineering and Data analytics teams to develop and test Data architecture and queries to determine optimal designs and best practices. Maintains the Database and ensures platform stability along with evaluating and improving data performance.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Creates and undertakes network

Principal Engineer III

Greater Denver Area
19 hours ago
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 enhance

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 $185,188 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 $177,385.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $174,710.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Colorado

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
QA Analyst$68,927
Min: $36K
Max: $129K
Junior Software Engineer$72,744
Min: $42K
Max: $112K
QA Engineer$97,053
Min: $57K
Max: $135K
Salesforce Developer$98,600
Min: $58K
Max: $135K
Front End Developer$98,729
Min: $52K
Max: $330K
Software Test Engineer$99,049
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
Automation Engineer$103,286
Min: $63K
Max: $137K
Game Developer$105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Software Engineer$105,465
Min: $65K
Max: $205K
Systems Engineer$111,963
Min: $70K
Max: $205K
Sales Engineer$115,899
Min: $40K
Max: $220K
Data Engineer$116,189
Min: $49K
Max: $165K
Android Developer$116,583
Min: $75K
Max: $155K
Hardware Engineer$117,106
Min: $80K
Max: $175K
QA Manager$117,600
Min: $85K
Max: $160K
iOS Developer$118,016
Min: $70K
Max: $175K
Machine Learning Engineer$120,000
Min: $77K
Max: $160K
Site Reliability Engineer$124,722
Min: $90K
Max: $193K
Database Administrator$127,143
Min: $110K
Max: $145K
DevOps Engineer$127,211
Min: $75K
Max: $170K
Senior Software Engineer$136,806
Min: $88K
Max: $232K
Lead Software Engineer$146,145
Min: $93K
Max: $250K
Data Engineering Manager$150,714
Min: $120K
Max: $185K
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$156,555
Min: $100K
Max: $230K
Principal Software Engineer$171,413
Min: $98K
Max: $250K
Director of Software Engineering$172,457
Min: $111K
Max: $280K
Vice President of Engineering$178,560
Min: $121K
Max: $235K

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

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SQL
2% have this skill
2
Linux
1% have this skill
3
Javascript
1% have this skill
4
Python
1% have this skill
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DevOps
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Staff Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$24,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Remote
$198,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $198,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
5-10 Reports
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Architect reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boulder
1-5 Reports
$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
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