Principal Software Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salary

The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $123,493 per year. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$86,806 - $154,192
$87K
$120K
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MEDIAN: $123,493
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Salary
$86,806 - $154,192  
   
Bonus
$1,017 - $20,645  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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$87,586 - $165,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$136,000

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Java
▲11%

Linux
▲9%

.NET
▲1%

National Average
$136,000

Software Development
▼8%

Software Architecture
▼9%

SQL
▼10%

Java/J2EE
▼11%

C++
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 4%