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How much does a Cloud Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary
3.5k salaries reported, updated at Apr 03, 2020
per year
The average salary for a cloud engineer is $121,976 per year in the United States and $10,000 cash bonus per year.
Additional compensation
Cash bonus
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Most common benefits
  • Commuter assistance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid sick time
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching

Where can a Cloud Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Cloud Engineers

Most recommended skill

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earn +50.08% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 66.67% since 2018. Cloud Engineers with this skill earn +50.08% more than the average base salary, which is $121,976 per year.

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Top fields of studyComputer Engineering Degree

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Most common benefits for Cloud Engineers

  • Commuter assistance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid sick time
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Work from home
  • Food provided
  • Paid time off

Salary satisfaction


Based on 97 ratings

74% of Cloud engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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