A Software Engineer in Boulder, Colorado earns an average salary of $79,283 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 programming Language, Linux, C, and Java.

$61,518 - $110,169
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$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,283
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$27.50 - $69.10
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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Salary
$61,518 - $110,169  
   
Bonus
$976 - $14,639  
Profit Sharing
$3,621  
Total Pay (?
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$62,311 - $116,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$36.00  
   
Overtime
$23.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$976 - $14,639  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,621  
Total Pay (?
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$62,311 - $116,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%



National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C programming Language
up arrow 19%

Linux
up arrow 18%

C
up arrow 14%

up arrow 11%

C++ Programming Language
0%

National Average
$81,000

C++
up arrow 3%


SQL
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 8%

C#
up arrow 12%

.NET
up arrow 12%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 14%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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