Senior Software Engineer salary in Denver

Average Base Salary in Denver

$130,827
$10,873
Additional Cash Compensation
$141,700
Total Compensation
Median: $131K
Min: $90K
Max: $232K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Denver?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Denver is $130,827. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Denver is $10,873. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Denver is $141,700. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Colorado from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Denver.

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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Colorado

Sr. Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
6 days ago
+52
IHS Markit is seeking an experienced, driven, Senior Software Engineer based in Denver, CO who will report to the Assistant Director of Software Development for our currently unreleased digital transformation solution. This role will be responsible for full stack development activities in one of our scrum teams. The Senior Software Engineer is engaged with development, IT and project owner teams to build strategic architectures and frameworks to tackle complex business initiatives and deliver global commercial software releases.

Senior Software Engineer (Frontend)

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
Now we need a brilliant Senior Software Engineer to join us and own the development of our features through the full-release lifecycle. You will define the experience of VIZIO SmartCast as it evolves into a cohesive smart home experience, leveraging new technologies and helping define core architecture. 

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
Now we need a brilliant Senior Software Engineer to join us and own the development of our features through the full-release lifecycle. You will define the experience of VIZIO SmartCast as it evolves into a cohesive smart home experience, leveraging new technologies and helping define core architecture. 

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
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 Senior Software Engineer to join us and own the development of our features through the full-release lifecycle. You will join a newly formed team in the Denver Metro Area to architect and deliver high quality, secure, and stable libraries for 3rd party vendors and/or open source applications.  You will help bring VIZIO to the forefront of interactive television.

Senior Software Engineer II

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
VIZIO is looking for a Senior Software Engineer II for VIZIO’s Software Engineering team. The successful candidate will play an important role in leading other software engineers in developing the company’s software infrastructure. In summary, this new addition to our team will: Design, Implement, and Test software related to our software/services.

Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
VIZIO is seeking a Sr. Software Engineer. Powerful entertainment experiences come from brilliant teams, and at VIZIO, we work together to deliver the latest SmartCast TV and Sound Bar Technology across the world. 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 Senior Software Engineer II to join us and own the development of our features through the full-release lifecycle. 

Senior Software Engineer (Android)

Fort Collins
2 days ago
+54
BillGO is looking for a motivated individual with a passion for solving complex problems to join our team. The Senior Software Engineer (Android) is a unique position that would have a broad technical background. Key factors for this position are not only technical aptitude, but also being a problem solver, continuous learner, and great collaborator. The ideal candidate will have experienced working in a fast-paced environment.

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
3 days ago
+52
IHS Markit is seeking an experienced, driven, Senior Software Engineer based in Denver, CO who will report to the Assistant Director of Software Development for our currently unreleased digital transformation solution. This role will be responsible for full stack development activities in one of our scrum teams. The Senior Software Engineer is engaged with development, IT and project owner teams to build strategic architectures and frameworks to tackle complex business initiatives and deliver global commercial software releases. The candidate should be able to demonstrate strong working knowledge in several of the following technologies: .NET Core, Entity Framework, Angular or React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS/Bootstrap, REST Services, Docker, Azure Cloud Services. The candidate should also be able to deploy and work with different types of repositories such as MS SQL, SQLite, Cassandra, and Elastic. The candidate should have a passion for learning new tools, technology, and software design patterns as needed in as we grow our architecture and technology stack.

Senior Software Engineer (Xamarin)

Fort Collins
2 weeks ago
+54
A Senior Software Engineer that likes being part of a team working closely to solve problems. You don’t want to be another cog in the wheel and are looking for the next big thing. Collaborating with team members is your jam, and you’re a goal-getter that seeks to understand problems. You keep it casual and love a good whiteboard. Work is best when you can make meaningful contributions to a rapidly-growing company. 

Senior Software Engineer (iOS)

Fort Collins
2 weeks ago
+54
A Senior Software Engineer that likes being part of a team working closely to solve problems. You don’t want to be another cog in the wheel and are looking for the next big thing. Collaborating with team members is your jam, and you’re a goal-getter that seeks to understand problems. You keep it casual and love a good whiteboard. Work is best when you can make meaningful contributions to a rapidly-growing company. 

Senior Software Engineer

Remote
3 weeks ago
+47
The Senior Software Engineer role at Granicus is for developers excited to work in a collaborative environment, building robust software solutions that have a tangible impact to governments and the citizens they serve. They regularly take on the most difficult technical tasks and produce simple, elegant, maintainable solutions.

Mid/Senior Software Engineer (Java)

Fort Collins
18 hours ago
+54
BillGO is looking for a motivated individual with a passion for solving complex problems to join our team. The Mid/SeniorSoftware Engineer is a unique position that would have a broad technical background. Key factors for this position are not only technical aptitude, but also being a problem solver, continuous learner, and great collaborator. The ideal candidate will have experienced working in a fast-paced environment. 

Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in Denver 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 1,000+ employees, earning $137,189 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $125,777 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $131,862.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $136,367.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Denver

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $68,531
Min: $48K
Max: $110K
Junior Software Engineer $69,572
Min: $51K
Max: $90K
Front End Developer $82,645
Min: $37K
Max: $150K
Salesforce Developer $84,725
Min: $64K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $87,854
Min: $57K
Max: $135K
Automation Engineer $89,389
Min: $51K
Max: $137K
Software Test Engineer $95,194
Min: $61K
Max: $165K
Data Engineer $99,013
Min: $49K
Max: $146K
Android Developer $101,667
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Software Engineer $105,015
Min: $60K
Max: $170K
Hardware Engineer $105,500
Min: $90K
Max: $121K
Sales Engineer $108,098
Min: $40K
Max: $200K
QA Manager $108,571
Min: $85K
Max: $140K
Security Engineer $109,947
Min: $78K
Max: $155K
Systems Engineer $110,498
Min: $70K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer $112,449
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
iOS Developer $113,516
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
Machine Learning Engineer $129,000
Min: $128K
Max: $130K
Senior Software Engineer $130,827
Min: $90K
Max: $232K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $133K
Max: $140K
Data Architect $136,727
Min: $73K
Max: $185K
Lead Software Engineer $142,364
Min: $93K
Max: $175K
Site Reliability Engineer $145,200
Min: $120K
Max: $193K
Engineering Manager $146,027
Min: $110K
Max: $201K
Principal Software Engineer $151,129
Min: $98K
Max: $195K
Director of Software Engineering $160,218
Min: $111K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $167,000
Min: $167K
Max: $167K
Vice President of Engineering $175,944
Min: $121K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $200,704
Min: $100K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in Denver

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Javascript
13% have this skill
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SQL
11% have this skill
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Java
11% have this skill
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Front-end
10% have this skill
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Linux
8% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
8% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Denver

$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Denver
$116,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $116,000 with +$11,600 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$118,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000 with +$11,800 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Denver
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Denver
$232,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Distinguished Engineer reported a yearly salary of $232,000 with +$46,400 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Denver
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Denver
$136,350
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $136,350 with +$13,600 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Denver
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Denver
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