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Cloud engineer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $123,667
Low $82,706
High $184,914
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a cloud engineer is $123,667 per year in the United States. 4.3k salaries reported, updated at September 29, 2023

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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
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Cloud Engineers in United States

  1. Stefanini IT Solution
    396 reviews16 salaries reported
    $156,191per year
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Highest paying cities for Cloud Engineers near United States

  1. Washington, DC
    $133,260 per year
    137 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $124,438 per year
    289 salaries reported
  3. Portland, OR
    $119,128 per year
    27 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $118,485 per year
    101 salaries reported
  2. St. Louis, MO
    $116,628 per year
    23 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $115,127 per year
    145 salaries reported
  1. Herndon, VA
    $114,195 per year
    66 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $113,598 per year
    44 salaries reported
  3. Des Moines, IA
    $103,083 per year
    12 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 $123,667 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
Fidelity Investments
Pinnacle Soft Solutions
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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?

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Average $160,617 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Cloud Engineer

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