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Director of Analytics
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Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
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Inside Sales Manager
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Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
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Office Manager
Operations Associate
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PR Manager
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Software Engineer salary in Colorado

Average Base Salary in Colorado

$99,246
$3,615
Additional Cash Compensation
$102,861
Total Compensation
Median: $99K
Min: $58K
Max: $165K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Colorado?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Colorado is $99,246. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Colorado is $3,615. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Colorado is $102,861. 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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Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Colorado is between $90k - $100k.

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 $95,500 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $91,176.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $127,225. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $84,500.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Colorado

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $64,565
Min: $36K
Max: $110K
Salesforce Developer $76,870
Min: $64K
Max: $91K
Front End Developer $79,334
Min: $37K
Max: $110K
QA Engineer $80,000
Min: $47K
Max: $125K
Data Engineer $84,727
Min: $50K
Max: $126K
Automation Engineer $86,700
Min: $51K
Max: $115K
Android Developer $90,667
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,982
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
iOS Developer $97,846
Min: $58K
Max: $140K
Security Engineer $98,786
Min: $70K
Max: $134K
Software Engineer $99,246
Min: $58K
Max: $165K
Sales Engineer $102,400
Min: $61K
Max: $145K
QA Manager $104,167
Min: $90K
Max: $120K
DevOps Engineer $105,931
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Data Architect $111,750
Min: $73K
Max: $160K
Senior Software Engineer $125,827
Min: $75K
Max: $192K
Engineering Manager $133,566
Min: $107K
Max: $194K
Principal Software Engineer $134,815
Min: $99K
Max: $162K
Vice President of Engineering $153,143
Min: $126K
Max: $176K
Director of Software Engineering $162,259
Min: $125K
Max: $270K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,821
Min: $100K
Max: $330K

Software Engineer jobs in Colorado
147

Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
Software Engineers on the Data Services team are responsible for developing software solutions in a cloud-based environment on the latest technologies to unify data and support a data driven organization. They work in an agile team environment, implementing internal customer and system user stories on a variety of platforms, technologies, and programming languages. They specialize in creating databases and integrating data from multiple sources, data modeling, extracting data, and writing code to provide business intelligence.

Embedded Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
In this role you will be responsible for creating Linux-based operating systems, embedded video, home networking, and IoT applications that powers the next-generation in-home entertainment environment. These systems and applications exploit the tremendous potential home networking, remote controls and users' own mobile devices.

Senior Staff Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 days ago
+25
This software developer will be responsible for designing, developing, and deploying functional capabilities of the DigitalGlobe Ground System including: core image processing systems, interfaces with business systems, and web services initiatives. This is an opportunity to work in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) organization on a micro-service architecture. DigitalGlobe has been recognized as one of the leading Agile organizations both in Colorado and nationwide. We are ‘all in’ on AWS and have a dynamic roadmap to leverage the benefits of that platform to build on our industry leading capabilities. We are looking for someone who loves to code, collaborate, and bring a quality first mindset to work every day.

Software Engineer (Node.js)

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
+13
Hotel Engine (https://www.hotelengine.com) is seeking a Node.js developer with strong abstract problem-solving abilities. In this position, you will be making architectural decisions, developing and maintaining an internal set of systems and tools, and building out integrations with third parties. Remote candidates are encouraged to apply if they can commit to relocating to Denver within four weeks after receiving an offer. This role will be

Senior C++ Software Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
1 week ago
+12
We are seeking C++ Engineers to work in our core robotics team developing a state-of-the-art computer vision-based autonomy stack. You will be closely integrated with the research and development of an advanced robotic system, both developing and optimizing features.  Required BS or greater in Computer Science/Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent. 5+ years of practical software engineering experience with C++ in a Linux or Unix

Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

Greater Denver Area
11 hours ago
+13
Hotel Engine (https://www.hotelengine.com) is seeking a Ruby on Rails developer with strong abstract problem-solving abilities. In this position, you will be making architectural decisions, developing and maintaining an internal set of systems and tools, and building out integrations with third parties. Remote candidates are encouraged to apply if they can commit to relocating to Denver within four weeks after receiving an offer. This role will

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Greater Boulder Area
4 hours ago
+29
We are looking for a Senior Automation Engineer who will help design and implement an easy to use framework.  Simplicity is key; this framework will be data driven, will encompass parallel streams of automation, will encompass end-to-end functionality as well as non-functional cases. Automation is central to our quality strategy as we continue to deepen and expand our product.

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Greater Boulder Area
23 hours ago
+29
 ●       Design, build and continuously improve an automation architecture that is modular and extensible to support a product that runs on a wide variety of Linux distributions (RedHat, CentOS, SUSE, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, Amazon Linux AMI, etc.). ●        Develop system and component test plans, automated test suites, performance tests, and supporting libraries. ●        Work with Release Engineering to further integrate automation into the build system, striving for frictionless deployments. ●        Assist in expanding the role of automated QA within the Engineering organization. ●        Be a major contributor to your scrum team's automation effort and mentor engineers on industry best practices. ●        Work with developers on improving the system quality (during design and implementation phases).

Principal Software Engineer (UI & JavaScript)

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
We have an excellent opportunity for an innovative and results-oriented Principal Software Engineer to work on our UI team creating and maintaining a device-centric user interface. In this role, you will work with a cross-functional team in an agile framework to develop industry-defining features for a growing customer base. This position is best suited for a strong technical contributor who is intimately familiar with the technologies, methodologies, and concepts the role leverages.

Senior Software Engineer (UI & JavaScript)

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
+24
We have an excellent opportunity for an innovative and results oriented senior-level software engineers to work on our UI team creating and maintaining a device-centric user interface. In this role, you will work with a cross-functional team in an agile framework to develop industry-defining features for a growing customer base. This position is best suited for a strong technical contributor who is intimately familiar with the technologies, methodologies, and concepts the role leverages.

Senior Software Engineer - Backend/Cloud

Greater Boulder Area
1 week ago
+29
The Senior Software Engineer will co-lead, define and build for performance and scale the next generation of endpoint security applications. This is more than a chance to write amazing code for something at significant scale with talented peers. It is a chance to have a huge impact on how hundreds of companies and governments visualize and neutralize threats to their networks. This is where global politics meet your code and the people who it

C++ Software Engineer, University Graduate

Greater Boulder Area
1 week ago
+12
We are seeking new graduate C++ Engineers to work in our core robotics team developing a state-of-the-art computer vision-based autonomy stack. You will be closely integrated with the research and development of an advanced robotic system, both developing and optimizing features. 

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

1
Javascript
21% have this skill
2
Front-end
17% have this skill
3
Java
16% have this skill
4
Node.js
14% have this skill
5
SQL
11% have this skill
6
HTML/CSS
11% have this skill

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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $106,605 with +$14,000 in additional cash compensation
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A Full Stack Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $57,500 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
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$100,000
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$110,000
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$130,000
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$100,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
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500+ Employees
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$65,000
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$80,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
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51-200 Employees
Denver
$65,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Denver
$85,000
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A Platform Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000
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