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Cloud engineer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Estimated take-home pay: $103,748 
Average $124,554
Low $82,537
High $187,960
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a cloud engineer is $124,554 per year in the United States. 3.8k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Cloud Engineers in United States

  1. Angi
    423 reviews71 salaries reported
    $176,295per year
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Highest paying cities for Cloud Engineers near United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $134,708 per year
    132 salaries reported
  2. Des Moines, IA
    $130,022 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $126,493 per year
    24 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $120,739 per year
    282 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $119,632 per year
    86 salaries reported
  3. Portland, OR
    $119,489 per year
    22 salaries reported
  1. Philadelphia, PA
    $117,354 per year
    35 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $114,143 per year
    128 salaries reported
  3. Herndon, VA
    $113,249 per year
    69 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 $124,554 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

Remote Jobs
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company
Booz Allen Hamilton
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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 United States?

Software Engineer

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Average $118,041 per year

Development Operations Engineer

Job openings

Average $127,470 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Cloud Engineer

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