Software Engineer salary in Denver

Average Base Salary in Denver

$104,884
$7,292
Additional Cash Compensation
$112,176
Total Compensation
Median: $105K
Min: $65K
Max: $170K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Denver?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Denver is $104,884. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Denver is $7,292. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Denver is $112,176. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Denver.

Denver by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
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Software Engineer jobs in Denver

Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+39
Pie Insurance is an insurtech company tackling meaningful problems. At Pie, we work with small businesses using technology and innovation to improve how they access insurance. Like our small business clients, we are a diverse team of builders, dreamers, and entrepreneurs. So, at the heart of every decision we make is the idea that if it doesn’t serve our clients, it doesn’t serve us.  Today, all Pie-oneers are working remotely and will continue

Staff Back-End Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
6 days ago
+39
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
6 days ago
+39
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.

Sr. Full Stack Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
+39
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
2 weeks ago
+39
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

Fort Collins
1 day ago
+54
A 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.

Software Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
4 days ago
+52
At IHS Markit, we are building a software solution that connects data in revolutionary ways, illuminating answers that were previously impossible to find and empowering our clients to envision the future, so they can determine the best course of action in the present. We are disrupting the current digital transformation landscape with state-of-the-art AI developed by a passionate team explore and push the boundaries of digital transformation

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

Software Engineer

Fort Collins
2 weeks ago
+54
BillGO is looking for a motivated individual with a passion for solving complex problems to join our team. The Software Engineer (Integrations/Core Systems) 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. 

Software Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
2 weeks ago
+60
Make recognition fun. Love your work. 🤗💚🎉 We're rated 4.6 on Glassdoor—learn what makes Bonusly's culture special in our Employee Un-handbook and follow along with life at Bonusly on our Instagram (@bonuslyhq)! Join our small but growing team dedicated to building engaged, recognition-rich cultures in workplaces across the globe! *** COVID-19 Update: Bonusly is still hiring! We will be conducting all interviews and on-boarding new hires

Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
+34
Who are we? We’re Dice, eFinancialcareers and ClearanceJobs, all services of DHI Group, Inc. We help connect professionals with the careers they want and companies with the talent they need—which we do by providing online access to relevant and meaningful jobs, candidates and insights within the communities we serve. And we’re looking for talent like you to join us in our mission to Connect Futures Now.  Why join us? We're a team of passionate

Senior Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
About the Team: VIZIO is looking for a seasoned, highly technical, hands-on, and mission-driven Senior Software Engineer to develop large scale platform services for our automated content recognition (ACR) system. Our platform processes millions of operations per second and operates on large data stores. Candidate will have a significant influence on the architectural roadmap.   About You: 7+ years professional software engineering experience,

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 $111,042 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $104,190 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $104,375.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $127,139. 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 $69,185
Min: $48K
Max: $110K
Junior Software Engineer $71,271
Min: $51K
Max: $90K
Front End Developer $82,584
Min: $37K
Max: $150K
Salesforce Developer $84,725
Min: $64K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $87,516
Min: $57K
Max: $135K
Automation Engineer $90,263
Min: $51K
Max: $137K
Software Test Engineer $96,925
Min: $61K
Max: $165K
Data Engineer $99,812
Min: $49K
Max: $146K
Android Developer $101,667
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Software Engineer $104,862
Min: $65K
Max: $170K
Game Developer $105,000
Min: $105K
Max: $105K
Hardware Engineer $105,500
Min: $90K
Max: $121K
Sales Engineer $107,057
Min: $40K
Max: $200K
Systems Engineer $108,149
Min: $70K
Max: $135K
QA Manager $108,571
Min: $85K
Max: $140K
Security Engineer $109,947
Min: $78K
Max: $155K
DevOps Engineer $112,561
Min: $70K
Max: $170K
iOS Developer $113,516
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
Machine Learning Engineer $129,000
Min: $128K
Max: $130K
Senior Software Engineer $131,035
Min: $90K
Max: $232K
Site Reliability Engineer $135,689
Min: $110K
Max: $193K
Database Administrator $136,500
Min: $133K
Max: $140K
Data Architect $141,583
Min: $73K
Max: $195K
Lead Software Engineer $141,600
Min: $93K
Max: $175K
Engineering Manager $146,065
Min: $110K
Max: $201K
Principal Software Engineer $151,129
Min: $98K
Max: $195K
Director of Software Engineering $160,285
Min: $111K
Max: $225K
Data Engineering Manager $167,000
Min: $167K
Max: $167K
Vice President of Engineering $174,400
Min: $121K
Max: $225K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,250
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
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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Python
6% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
5% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Denver

$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Developer reported a yearly salary of $108,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Denver
$97,000
Yearly Salary
A Mid Level Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $97,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Software engineer reported a yearly salary of $94,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Denver
$78,500
Yearly Salary
A software engineer reported a yearly salary of $78,500
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Denver
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Denver
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Denver
$92,400
Yearly Salary
A Solutions Engineer reported a yearly salary of $92,400
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
1-5 Reports
$84,000
Yearly Salary
A Solutions Engineer reported a yearly salary of $84,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
1-5 Reports
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $108,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Denver
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Denver
1-5 Reports
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