A Software Engineer in Boulder, Colorado earns an average salary of $78,771 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C, C programming Language, and Linux.

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MEDIAN: $78,771
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Salary
$59,835 - $111,689  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,081  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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$60,004 - $116,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 268
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$37.07  
   
Overtime
$55.27  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,081  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$60,004 - $116,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Boulder, Colorado

Boulder County, Colorado
107,342
Male:
56,342 (52.5%)
Female:
51,000 (47.5%)
Boulder (/ˈboʊldər/) is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Boulder County, and the 11th most populous municipality in the U.S. state of Colorado. Boulder is located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 5,430 feet (1,655 m) above sea level. The city is 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Denver. The population of the City of Boulder was 97,385 people at the 2010 United States Census, while the population of the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area was 294,567. Boulder is famous for its colorful Western history, being a choice destination for hippies in the late 1960s, and as home of the main campus of the University of Colorado, the state's largest university. Furthermore, the city of Boulder frequently receives high rankings in health, well-being, quality of life, education and art. On November 7, 1861, legislation was passed making way...
Boulder:
$58,547
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,394
Boulder:
$583,600
Colorado:
$283,800
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%



National Average
$80,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C
up arrow 15%

C programming Language
up arrow 13%

Linux
up arrow 12%

up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 6%

National Average
$80,000

C++
up arrow 2%

Python
up arrow 2%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 6%

ASP.NET
up arrow 6%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 8%

.NET
up arrow 8%

C#
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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