Average Software Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

$80,398
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$4,913
Bonus
$2,985
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $80,398.
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$64k
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$80k
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$112k
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What Do Software Engineers Do?

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, Vertafore, Inc. and Comcast Cable, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Charter Communications, Inc. where the average pay is $100,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Comcast Cable, Inc. and Cobank, earning around $90,389 and $83,553, respectively. Vertafore, Inc. pays the lowest at around $67,478. Raytheon Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,953 and $75,051, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills in JavaScript and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Python, C# Programming Language and SQL.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,613 based on 84 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,986 based on 619 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,519 based on 203 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,455 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,084.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 48.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (42.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (31.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,038 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
59.6%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
9.4%
Late Career
3.3%