Software Engineer salary in Colorado

Average Base Salary in Colorado

$106,277
$8,577
Additional Cash Compensation
$114,854
Total Compensation
Median: $106K
Min: $60K
Max: $170K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Colorado?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Colorado is $106,277. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Colorado is $8,577. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Colorado is $114,854. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Colorado from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Colorado.

Colorado by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
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Design Director
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DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
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Email Marketing Manager
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Finance Director
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Inside Sales Manager
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Software Engineer jobs in Colorado

Lead Software Engineer In Test

Greater Denver Area
19 hours ago
+37
As the SDET Lead Engineer, you will be working cross-functionally across the best in class engineering organization that Pie has built and developed in order to ensure the highest class of engineering quality. You will be working in a hybrid leadership and direct contributor role to impact Pie's engineering quality, as well as lead the SDET function and existing staff at Pie. You will have access to cutting edge technological tools, and have a huge opportunity to impact Pie’s growth at scale.

Staff Back-End Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
19 hours ago
+37
Staff Engineers are innovative, driven by engineering excellence and create code that is a joy for other engineers to maintain and is highly testable, and act as technical leads across the organization. They are capable of stretching themselves by exploring the unknown and helping technically guide the organization. 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.

Software Engineer - UV

Greater Denver Area
3 hours ago
+52
IHS Markit is seeking an experienced, driven, 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 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 must have good working knowledge of the following technologies: .Net Framework, ASP.NET MVC, WebApi, Entity Framework, AngularJS, JavaScript, HTML, CSS/Bootstrap, REST Services, Web Services and backend database technologies. The candidate should have a passion for learning new tools, technology, and software design patterns as needed to create solutions. 

Sr. Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
19 hours 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 Framework, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, WCF, .NET Core, Entity Framework, AngularJS, JavaScript, HTML, CSS/Bootstrap, REST Services, Docker, HELM, Linux, Containerization, Kubernetes, 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.

Lead, Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 days ago
+37
In your role, you will work with both front-end and back-end web developers to build client-side logic, as well as the development, integration and enhancement of multiple web services. You will also be bridging the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides, and defining how the application looks and functions. Join us as we change the game! 

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 days ago
+20
Senior Software Engineer (This role is remote through 2020) OrthoFi is a Denver-based company which focuses on building software to support growth and streamline financial processes for the elective health care industry.  We pride ourselves in our culture as a people-first organization, demonstrated through recent achievements of being ranked in Built in Colorado’s list of Top 100 Digital Companies in Colorado and recognized on Inc. 5000’s Best

Lead Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+20
Lead Software Engineer **This job is based in Denver and remote through 2020** Lead Software Engineer OrthoFi is a Denver-based company which focuses on building software to support growth and streamline financial processes for the elective health care industry.  We pride ourselves in our culture as a people-first organization, demonstrated through recent achievements of being ranked in Built in Colorado’s list of Top 100 Digital Companies in

Software Engineer - UV-1

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+52
IHS Markit is seeking an experienced, driven, 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 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 must have good working knowledge of the following technologies: .Net Framework, ASP.NET MVC, WebApi, Entity Framework, AngularJS, JavaScript, HTML, CSS/Bootstrap, REST Services, Web Services and backend database technologies. The candidate should have a passion for learning new tools, technology, and software design patterns as needed to create solutions. 

Director of Software Engineering

Greater Boulder Area
1 week ago
+17
The Director of Software Engineering will report to the Head of Engineering and will be responsible for the development of software across AMP products. This includes managing and growing a team of software engineers that encompass perception, path-planning, web development, devops, and cloud infrastructure.

Senior Software Engineer

Remote
1 week ago
+37
Healthgrades is focused on providing trusted information that helps consumers and providers make meaningful connections. As a Full Stack Engineer, you will design, develop, test, and implement software solutions and systems that leverage company data. The Healthgrades enterprise data platform will enable health systems to create a holistic patient view, eliminate data silos, and improve patient experience. This enterprise platform will bring

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+37
Healthgrades is focused on providing trusted information that helps consumers and providers make meaningful connections. As a Senior Software Engineer working with the OAS (Online Appointment Scheduling) Platform Squad, you will collaborate with developers, test engineers, product owners, Scrum Masters, Healthgrades’ clients, and other parties to both create new integration capabilities, and to support and enhance existing production systems. You will be working not only on building and maintaining individual integrations, you will also be part of creating systems to make it quicker, easier, and more automated for us to implement and verify new integrations, to proactively monitor and manage our production systems, and to enable support for our client services team. Apply today if you want to make a measurable impact on how people across the country connect with healthcare!

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
10 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.

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Colorado is between $100k - $110k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $93,643 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $96,673 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $113,149.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $122,997. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $67,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Colorado

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $64,830
Min: $36K
Max: $110K
Junior Software Engineer $73,278
Min: $55K
Max: $105K
QA Engineer $82,121
Min: $47K
Max: $127K
Salesforce Developer $83,571
Min: $58K
Max: $135K
Front End Developer $86,443
Min: $37K
Max: $330K
Automation Engineer $87,444
Min: $51K
Max: $120K
Android Developer $88,615
Min: $70K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $89,991
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
Data Engineer $101,446
Min: $49K
Max: $160K
iOS Developer $102,857
Min: $58K
Max: $145K
Security Engineer $102,886
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Software Engineer $106,277
Min: $60K
Max: $170K
Sales Engineer $107,129
Min: $61K
Max: $200K
QA Manager $107,176
Min: $85K
Max: $140K
DevOps Engineer $107,546
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Site Reliability Engineer $119,133
Min: $96K
Max: $193K
Lead Software Engineer $120,417
Min: $93K
Max: $143K
Hardware Engineer $121,000
Min: $121K
Max: $121K
Database Administrator $127,667
Min: $110K
Max: $140K
Systems Engineer $128,000
Min: $126K
Max: $130K
Machine Learning Engineer $129,333
Min: $128K
Max: $130K
Senior Software Engineer $129,990
Min: $75K
Max: $195K
Engineering Manager $136,853
Min: $99K
Max: $194K
Data Architect $138,888
Min: $73K
Max: $185K
Principal Software Engineer $145,830
Min: $98K
Max: $195K
Data Engineering Manager $150,000
Min: $138K
Max: $167K
Director of Software Engineering $159,005
Min: $111K
Max: $270K
Vice President of Engineering $168,034
Min: $121K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $191,800
Min: $100K
Max: $330K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

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Javascript
10% have this skill
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SQL
9% have this skill
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Front-end
7% have this skill
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Java
6% have this skill
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Node.js
6% have this skill
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Python
6% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

$87,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $87,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boulder
$76,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $76,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Denver
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Denver
$83,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $83,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
1-5 Reports
$112,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Developer reported a yearly salary of $112,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boulder
$122,500
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $122,500 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Boulder
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