Software Engineer salary in Denver

Average Base Salary in Denver

$105,015
$7,751
Additional Cash Compensation
$112,766
Total Compensation
Median: $105K
Min: $60K
Max: $170K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Denver?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Denver is $105,015. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Denver is $7,751. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Denver is $112,766. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Colorado from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Denver.

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DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
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Email Marketing Manager
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HR Coordinator
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Inside Sales Manager
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Software Engineer jobs in Colorado

Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
6 days ago
+38
Senior Engineers are innovative, driven by engineering excellence and create code that is a joy for other engineers to maintain and 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.

Staff Back-End Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
+38
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.

Senior Back-End Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
+38
Senior Engineers are innovative, driven by engineering excellence and create code that is a joy for other engineers to maintain and 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.

Back-end Software Engineer (Remote, USA Only)

Remote
3 weeks ago
+38
Senior Engineers are innovative, driven by engineering excellence and create code that is a joy for other engineers to maintain and 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.

Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
VIZIO is seeking a Software Engineer III. 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 Software Engineer II to join us and own the development of our features through the full-release lifecycle. 

Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 days 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. 

Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+47
The Software Engineer role at Granicus is for developers growing their software engineering skills in a SaaS environment. Their key contributions are test-driven software that implements product-driven features within the Granicus product suite. The Software Engineer is expected to contribute to the broader Granicus technology organization, both in the deployment and support of applications in higher environments and as a mentor to less experienced team members.

Software Engineer I- Java

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+61
Learns coding techniques/standards and applies them to their work; prepares detailed plans. Develops and codes new application features. Debugs, tests, and troubleshoots application throughout the development process. Works collaboratively with peers to solve pressing software issues. Assists in the design and implementation of new software applications.

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
VIZIO is looking for a Principal Software Engineer 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 Principal Engineer will manage a team and communicate designs and decisions within the team and will encourage new ideas and solutions.

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.

Software Engineer Salary ranges

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

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 501-1,000 employees, earning $110,939 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $104,148 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $104,543.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $126,971. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $79,375.

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 Software Engineer salaries in Denver

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

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Denver

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Denver
$107,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $107,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer III reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Denver
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Denver
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Full-Stack Engineer Staff IC reported a yearly salary of $140,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Full-Stack Engineer Level II IC reported a yearly salary of $125,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Other
11-50 Employees
Denver
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
$78,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer I reported a yearly salary of $78,000 with +$8,580 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Denver
$118,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
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