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

2.1k salaries reported, updated at July 29, 2021
$118,714
per year

The average salary for a cloud engineer is $118,714 per year in the United States and $10,000 cash bonus per year.

Cash bonus
$10,000
per year

Most common benefits

  • Referral program
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health savings account
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible spending account
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for cloud engineers

Most recommended skill

Team Management

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 $118,714 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20141increase by 1
20153increase by 200.00%
20162decrease by 33.33%
20178increase by 300.00%
201815increase by 87.50%
20195decrease by 66.67%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsPPM Tools+58.64%salary
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PPM Tools
+58.64%
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Informatica
+26.24%
77Company icon
ZooKeeper
+32.71%
90Company icon
Adobe Experience Manager
+67.37%
16Company icon
Docker
+10.06%
1,484Company icon
Information tooltip for top fields of study.Top fields of studyComputer Engineering Degree+23.16%salary
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Computer Engineering Degree
+23.16%
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Most common benefits for Cloud Engineers

  • Referral program
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health savings account
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Food provided
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Stock options
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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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