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Senior Software Engineer salary in Colorado

Average Base Salary in Colorado

$129,621
$10,413
Additional Cash Compensation
$140,034
Total Compensation
Median: $130K
Min: $75K
Max: $195K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Colorado?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Colorado is $129,621. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Colorado is $10,413. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Colorado is $140,034. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Colorado from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Colorado.

Colorado by the numbers

3,828
Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
127,400
Total number of tech users on Built In Colorado
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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Colorado

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 months ago
The Senior Software Engineer will be part of a small team designing and developing the infrastructure powering the next generation of mobile identity certainty. Leveraging your knowledge and passion for excellence you will deliver well-thought-out software solutions as part of a fault-tolerant, scalable platform utilizing a variety of cutting edge technologies. This is a hands-on role where you will need to demonstrate the skills, experience, and confidence to work with senior engineering and product management team members to deliver solutions that will delight our customers.

Senior Software Engineer, Customer Management

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+39
Think critically and interact with product managers and other engineers to design and build features for our decisioning work flows. Work closely with all the technical systems to understand how our loan pipeline works end to end. Participate in improving our build, testing and release processes in technology.

Remote Senior Software Engineer (Backend/NodeJS)

Greater Denver Area
4 months ago
+21
Build scalable backend applications to support the growing needs of the business. Work with both SQL and NoSQL databases and caching technologies like Redis. Scale our infrastructure and introduce technologies like Kubernetes and Docker. Build complex matching systems. Manage projects and collaborate with key stakeholders. Improve and scale our Node.js applications. Take full ownership and responsibility for building, shipping, and maintaining core features, end to end.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
4 days ago
+34
Senior Software Engineers are innovative, driven by engineering excellence and create code that is a joy for other engineers to maintain and that is highly testable. Rapid problem-solving is one of your core competencies. You’ll be collaborating with other world-class engineers to drive automation, leverage our analytics, and create awe-inspiring user experiences. The systems you develop will be large and must be highly resilient. This is a dynamic startup environment; you must love working on a design in the morning and performing root cause analysis on a production issue in the afternoon.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 months ago
+12
As an early member of a fast-growing startup, you will work with all members of the engineering team, including backend, embedded, mobile, and web engineers. You will also collaborate with the broader team and co-founders on building data-rich solutions that will be deployed quickly to a diversity of users and regions around the world. You are a good fit for this position if you are a highly effective and flexible software engineer who is motivated by solving challenging technical problems and understanding the needs of the customer. You are eager to learn and enjoy building streamlined user experiences with modern techniques.

Sr. Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 days ago
+35
The primary focus of this role to use the Rust programming language to implement key components of a network-intensive A/V content sharing system and interoperate with existing components written in C++. You'll be responsible for implementing type-safe bridges between Rust and C++ code, rewriting legacy C++ code in Rust, and implementing new features from scratch. In addition, you'll have opportunities to contribute to projects ranging from kernel-level device drivers on Android to Rust-based microservices within our cloud-based management and analytics platform.

Sr. Software Engineer, Data

Greater Boulder Area
4 days ago
+46
As a member of Data Engineering team, you will help drive the evolution of this platform towards increased resiliency, scalability and reliability in a cloud-native and flexible architecture. Our competitive advantage as a company depends on this platform being among the best in the world, and that world moves very rapidly. Since we live on the emerging edge of what’s possible, our team is made up of people who love to learn.

Sr. Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
6 days ago
+47
The Software Engineer will be responsible for every aspect of the SDLC for new and existing applications features. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter and results oriented engineer, willing to work in an entrepreneurial, start-up environment. This role requires an individual to possess high desire to be creative, empowered, and manage their own destiny. 

Sr. Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+36
As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will have an opportunity to redefine the ways that subscription video and eCommerce meet for the very first time. Working as a member of our engineering team, you will play a direct role in ensuring the success of our recently relaunched platform on MyBluprint.com.

Sr. Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+51
Deliver enterprise-grade, commercial software at a predictable cadence. Work in a cross-platform technology stack including e.g., C++, C#, JavaScript and Python. Research, evaluate, and commercialize new technologies Engage and support both internal and external customers.

Sr. Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+51
Deliver enterprise-grade, commercial software at a predictable cadence. Work in a cross-platform technology stack including e.g., C++, C#, JavaScript and Python. Research, evaluate, and commercialize new technologies Engage and support both internal and external customers.

Sr. Software Engineer (.NET)

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+20
As the senior software engineer/team lead embedded in an energetic mobile agile team of Software and QA Engineers, you will lead the team in creating mobile software products utilizing state of the art technologies. You will be hands on, involved in designing mobile applications and flexible services that expose core capabilities to different applications and user bases, and leading teams to achieve the vision through active mentoring, technical decision-making, and facilitating company-wide collaboration. All of this will be accomplished with cutting edge, lean-agile, software development methodologies. Our culture fosters collaboration, innovation, integrity, mentorship, commitment to success and FUN. Our managers are dedicated to growing their people and offering an opportunity that allows you to make impact in your career.

Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in Colorado is between $130k - $140k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $123,000 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $136,236 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $132,032.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $138,491.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Colorado

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $65,175
Min: $36K
Max: $110K
Junior Software Engineer $75,333
Min: $60K
Max: $84K
QA Engineer $80,937
Min: $47K
Max: $125K
Salesforce Developer $83,794
Min: $58K
Max: $135K
Front End Developer $85,764
Min: $37K
Max: $330K
Automation Engineer $87,444
Min: $51K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $88,615
Min: $70K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $90,676
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
Security Engineer $101,353
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
Data Engineer $101,446
Min: $49K
Max: $160K
QA Manager $102,800
Min: $85K
Max: $124K
Software Engineer $102,851
Min: $0K
Max: $170K
iOS Developer $102,857
Min: $58K
Max: $145K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
DevOps Engineer $107,548
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $108,033
Min: $61K
Max: $200K
Hardware Engineer $121,000
Min: $121K
Max: $121K
Database Administrator $121,500
Min: $110K
Max: $133K
Lead Software Engineer $123,663
Min: $93K
Max: $143K
Machine Learning Engineer $128,000
Min: $128K
Max: $128K
Systems Engineer $128,000
Min: $126K
Max: $130K
Senior Software Engineer $129,621
Min: $75K
Max: $195K
Site Reliability Engineer $133,000
Min: $133K
Max: $133K
Data Architect $135,709
Min: $73K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $135,941
Min: $99K
Max: $194K
Principal Software Engineer $144,865
Min: $98K
Max: $195K
Data Engineering Manager $150,000
Min: $138K
Max: $167K
Director of Software Engineering $159,444
Min: $111K
Max: $270K
Vice President of Engineering $172,934
Min: $132K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $192,606
Min: $100K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

1
Javascript
14% have this skill
2
Java
12% have this skill
3
SQL
11% have this skill
4
Front-end
10% have this skill
5
Linux
9% have this skill
6
Python
8% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boulder
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$6,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Denver
$134,988
Yearly Salary
A Senior Staff Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $134,988 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Denver
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Developer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Denver
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Denver
$122,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $122,000 with +$2,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Colorado Springs
$128,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $128,000 with +$2,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Fort Collins
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Denver
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Denver
$92,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $92,000 with +$2,760 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Denver
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