Job Report: Cloud Engineers


Cloud Engineers | EDI Staffing

Cloud Engineers are responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud-based applications. They collaborate with teams to optimize performance, automate processes, and deploy solutions that align with the organization’s goals. Hiring a cloud engineer is crucial for businesses looking to leverage the benefits of cloud technology such as scalability and cost savings.


In this job report, we use CareerBuilder’s Salaries and Advice tool to explore key factors for job seekers and hiring managers to consider for cloud engineering. 


Number of job openings:

11,407 openings in the US

Median income:

$129,500 a year 


Jobs similar to Cloud Engineer:

  • • Data Engineer 
  • • Software Engineer 
  • • Cloud Engineer Architect 
  • • Linux Engineer
  • • Test Automation Engineer
  • • Release Engineer
  • • Solutions Architect


Top locations to look:

  • • Charlotte, NC 
  • • Houston, TX
  • • Chicago, IL
  • • Dallas, TX
  • • Los Angeles, CA


What employers look for in a Cloud Engineer resume:

  • • Cloud platforms
  • • Networking skills
  • • Security knowledge
  • • Windows Powershell
  • • Programming languages
  • • Data management
  • • Communication and collaboration skills
  • • Experience with software system installation
  • • Determine system performance standards
  • • Ability to evaluate information
  • • Troubleshooting and problem-solving


This is a quick look at insights for job seekers interested in roles as cloud engineers while offering guidance to hiring managers on what to look for when hiring in this field. Of course, these factors could change depending on the location, years of experience, and employer, this report serves only as a benchmark. Whether you are looking to hire talent or find work as a cloud engineer, our staffing experts are ready to help!


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