Principal Software Engineer salary in Denver

Average Base Salary in Denver

$150,513
$24,813
Additional Cash Compensation
$175,326
Total Compensation
Median: $151K
Min: $98K
Max: $195K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Denver?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Denver is $150,513. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Denver is $24,813. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Denver is $175,326. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Denver.

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Denver

Principal Software Engineer - Search

Greater Denver Area
5 days ago
+24
About the Team VIZIO is looking for a Principal Software Engineer - Search 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 Senior Engineer will manage a team and communicate designs and decisions within the team and will encourage new ideas and solutions. What You Will Do Have a major impact on the way people search and

Principal Software Engineer II

Greater Denver Area
5 days 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
5 days 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

Greater Denver Area
5 days ago
+24
About the Team 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

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
2 months 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 I

Greater Denver Area
3 months 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 Engineer

Greater Denver Area
5 days ago
+24
About the Team VIZIO is looking for a highly technical, hands-on Principal Cloud Engineer for our Cloud Team. As a Principal Engineer, you will be leading design and architecture of highly scalable, fault tolerant Cloud platform capable of processing millions of operations per minute coming from millions of TVs, efficiently store petabytes of data and provide fast insights from the data. This position can also be located in New York, NY/ Seattle

Principal Engineer - Payroll Product

Remote
23 hours ago
+44
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 - Platform Communications

Remote
3 weeks ago
+44
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 - Payroll & Practice

Remote
3 weeks ago
+44
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

Client Principal, Automotive

Remote
3 days ago
+52
Who we are...Actionable insights to make better decisions that drive better resultsAutomotive solutions from IHS Markit leverage technology and data science to provide unique insights, forecasts and advisory services spanning every major market and the entire automotive value chain.With a legacy dating back to the 1920s when R. L. Polk published the first vehicle registration reports, our solutions are used by nearly every OEM, more than 95% of

Principal Research Analyst

Remote
3 days ago
+52
This position is designed to build relationships between clients and Coal, Metals and Mining. The concept is to "check in with clients" on a regular basis to understand how they are using the product and assist with questions they may have. Direct questions to the reporter or analyst in the group. If a customer appears to need additional services, direct those comments to Sales. ResponsibilitiesContact customers on a rolling basis and report back

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in Denver is between $140k - $150k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $163,143 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 $155,278.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Denver

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,185
Min: $48K
Max: $110K
Junior Software Engineer $73,120
Min: $51K
Max: $90K
Front End Developer $82,828
Min: $37K
Max: $150K
Salesforce Developer $84,725
Min: $64K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $87,794
Min: $57K
Max: $135K
Automation Engineer $91,000
Min: $51K
Max: $137K
Software Test Engineer $97,068
Min: $61K
Max: $165K
Data Engineer $98,829
Min: $49K
Max: $146K
Android Developer $101,667
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Software Engineer $104,432
Min: $65K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Hardware Engineer $105,500
Min: $90K
Max: $121K
Sales Engineer $106,018
Min: $40K
Max: $200K
Systems Engineer $108,149
Min: $70K
Max: $135K
QA Manager $111,722
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
DevOps Engineer $112,081
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
Security Engineer $112,450
Min: $78K
Max: $160K
iOS Developer $113,516
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
Machine Learning Engineer $129,000
Min: $128K
Max: $130K
Senior Software Engineer $131,603
Min: $90K
Max: $232K
Database Administrator $135,000
Min: $132K
Max: $140K
Site Reliability Engineer $135,689
Min: $110K
Max: $193K
Data Architect $141,769
Min: $73K
Max: $195K
Lead Software Engineer $141,929
Min: $93K
Max: $178K
Engineering Manager $146,749
Min: $110K
Max: $201K
Principal Software Engineer $150,513
Min: $98K
Max: $195K
Director of Software Engineering $159,953
Min: $111K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $163,500
Min: $160K
Max: $167K
Vice President of Engineering $178,250
Min: $121K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,250
Min: $100K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Denver

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SQL
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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Javascript
1% have this skill
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C++
1% have this skill
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Node.js
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Denver

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$12,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
1-5 Reports
$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
$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
$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
$195,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $195,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Denver
1-5 Reports
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