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

Average base salary

3.6k salaries reported, updated at Oct 23, 2020
per year

The average salary for a cloud engineer is $117,723 per year in the United States and $10,000 cash bonus per year.

Additional compensation

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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 ManagementTrending qualification.

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 $117,723 per year.

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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

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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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