How much does a Cloud Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$151,881 / yrTotal Pay
$100,778 / yrBase Pay
$51,103 / yrAdditional Pay

$151,881

 / yr
$94K$252K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Cloud Engineer is $151,881 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $100,778 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $51,103 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Cloud Engineer

$151,881 /yr
Cloud Engineer
$141,387 /yr
Cloud Engineer Senior Staff
$127,213 /yr
Cloud Engineer II
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Related Job Titles

For Cloud Engineer

Some related job titles are Cloud Architect Salaries with median pay of $201,017, Cloud Computing Salaries with median pay of $88,687.

Top Paying Companies

For a Cloud Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Cloud Engineer in United States. Employers include eBay, Google and Microsoft.

1
eBay
$236,149/yr
2
Google
$234,688/yr
4
Arm
$222,597/yr
5
Fastly
$221,813/yr
6
Apple
$220,308/yr
Total Pay Trajectory

For Cloud Engineer

$151,881 /yr
Cloud Engineer
$127,213 /yr
Cloud Engineer II

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Cisco Systems
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Top Paying Industries

For a Cloud Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Cloud Engineer in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $186,936, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $176,524, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $175,507, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $171,992, and Information Technology with a median total pay of $164,120.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$186,936

    13% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$176,524

    8% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$175,507

    7% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$171,992

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$164,120

    1% Higher than other industries

Energy, Mining & Utilities

Top paying companies in Energy, Mining & Utilities for Cloud Engineer are Chevron and ExxonMobil.

ChevronChevron$191,969/yr
ExxonMobilExxonMobil$181,904/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Cloud Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$112,000

/yr

$106K | $6K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Cloud Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$165,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Cloud Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$94,000

/yr

$90K | $4K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Sr.Devops/AWS Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$147,000

/yr

$140K | $7K

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Cloud Administrator

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$52,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Cloud Consultant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$107,000

/yr

$77K | $30K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Cloud Architect

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$180,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Cloud Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Cloud Engineer is $100,778 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Cloud Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3102 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Cloud Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Cloud Engineer in United States is $158,238 per year.

The lowest salary for a Cloud Engineer in United States is $64,184 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Cloud Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Cloud Engineer.