Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Cloud Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$151,504 / yrTotal Pay
$102,310 / yrBase Pay
$49,194 / yrAdditional Pay

$151,504

 / yr
$94K$251K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Cloud Engineer is $151,504 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $102,310 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 $49,194 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

$151,504 /yr
Cloud Engineer
$139,683 /yr
Cloud Engineer Senior Staff
$124,700 /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 $194,440, Cloud Computing Salaries with median pay of $88,366.

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 Google, eBay and Apple.

1
Google
$239,806/yr
2
eBay
$237,383/yr
3
Apple
$221,361/yr
4
Arm
$219,591/yr
6
VMware
$215,609/yr

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 / yr

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 / yr

$197,300

 / 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.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Cloud Architect

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Cloud Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$104,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Cloud Application Architect

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$200,000

/yr

$175K | $25K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Cloud Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Cloud Architect

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$120

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Cloud Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$109,995

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Cloud Developer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$140,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Cloud Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$130,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Cloud Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Cloud Engineer is $102,310 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Cloud Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2755 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Cloud Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Cloud Engineer in United States is $160,856 per year.

The lowest salary for a Cloud Engineer in United States is $65,073 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.