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Cloud Engineer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$120,982

Most common benefits

Cash bonus
$11,000per year
Others
401(k)
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The average salary for a cloud engineer is $120,982 per year in the United States and $11,000 cash bonus per year.3.4k salaries reported, updated at June 21, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Cloud Engineers in United States

  1. Stanford Health Care
    3.9star
    816 reviews118 salaries reported
    $229,000per year
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Highest paying cities for Cloud Engineers in United States

  1. San Jose, CA
    $140,428 per year
    27 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $140,139 per year
    194 salaries reported
  3. Herndon, VA
    $136,644 per year
    20 salaries reported
  1. Seattle, WA
    $135,771 per year
    38 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $131,232 per year
    122 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $129,560 per year
    31 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $125,322 per year
    79 salaries reported
  2. Tampa, FL
    $120,045 per year
    63 salaries reported
  3. Grand Junction, CO
    $112,156 per year
    6 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 Managementearn +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 $120,982 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

CrowdStrike
Accenture
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Google
Guidepoint
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Top fields of study
Computer Engineering Degree
+23.16%salary

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

255,962 job openings

Average $93,972 per year

Development Operations Engineer

54,323 job openings

Average $115,761 per year

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