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Cloud engineer salary in Washington, DC

How much does a Cloud Engineer make in Washington, DC?

Average base salary

arrow up9%
above national average
Average $133,398
Low $98,352
High $180,933
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a cloud engineer is $133,398 per year in Washington, DC. 90 salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in Washington, DC

Years of experiencePer year
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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Cloud Engineers in Washington, DC

  1. Stanford Health Care
    833 reviews46 salaries reported
    $229,000per year
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Highest paying cities for Cloud Engineers near Washington, DC

  1. New York, NY
    $157,742 per year
    122 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $145,056 per year
    53 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $133,398 per year
    90 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $132,442 per year
    66 salaries reported
  2. San Jose, CA
    $131,169 per year
    18 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $126,378 per year
    56 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $122,663 per year
    64 salaries reported
  2. Reston, VA
    $121,257 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. Seattle, WA
    $119,583 per year
    18 salaries reported
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Where can a Cloud Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Cloud Engineers

Most recommended skill

Team Management(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 $133,398 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%

Top companies hiring Cloud Engineers with the recommended skill

Intone Networks
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Top fields of study
Computer Engineering Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
2 jobs2
46 jobs77
22 jobs90
6 jobs16
661 jobs1,484
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Most common benefits for Cloud Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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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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How much do similar professions get paid in Washington, DC?

Software Engineer

13,759 job openings

Average $119,300 per year

Development Operations Engineer

3,154 job openings

Average $135,279 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Cloud Engineer

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