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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Devops Engineer Salary

$103,571 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$49.79 hourly

Entry level Salary
$79,000 yearly
$79,000
10 %
$103,571
Median
$134,000
90 %

How much does a Devops Engineer make?

Devops engineers make $103,571 per year on average, or $49.79 per hour, in the United States. Devops engineers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $79,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $134,000.

Location impacts how much a devops engineer can expect to make. Devops engineers make the most in California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and New York.

Highest Paying States For Devops Engineers

The darker areas on the map show where devops engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Devops Engineer average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Washington$117,270$56.384,942
2California$123,904$59.5713,248
3Oregon$108,886$52.351,703
4Utah$101,882$48.981,126
5Idaho$106,842$51.37379
6New York$105,629$50.783,668
7Nevada$104,536$50.26409
8Delaware$99,038$47.61441
9Rhode Island$95,815$46.06452
10Massachusetts$99,315$47.753,092
11North Dakota$97,621$46.93171
12Arizona$97,570$46.911,425
13New Jersey$99,507$47.841,980
14Texas$94,780$45.575,513
15New Hampshire$95,017$45.68441
16Connecticut$98,538$47.37752
17Pennsylvania$95,436$45.882,231
18District of Columbia$96,835$46.56919
19South Dakota$95,625$45.97181
20Virginia$94,563$45.464,320
21Minnesota$93,683$45.041,562
22Maryland$96,335$46.312,674
23North Carolina$88,730$42.662,313
24Michigan$89,757$43.151,438
25Ohio$89,027$42.801,667
26Mississippi$91,930$44.20206
27Colorado$90,300$43.412,048
28Vermont$87,803$42.21254
29Illinois$89,396$42.982,663
30West Virginia$88,303$42.45208
31Louisiana$90,676$43.59381
32Georgia$87,760$42.192,144
33Montana$86,457$41.57283
34South Carolina$88,186$42.40525
35Maine$85,642$41.17267
36Arkansas$84,472$40.61473
37Florida$87,749$42.192,741
38Wisconsin$86,250$41.47775
39Iowa$84,742$40.74590
40Wyoming$80,383$38.65153
41New Mexico$84,839$40.79343
42Alabama$81,190$39.03884
43Indiana$81,142$39.011,280
44Nebraska$81,857$39.35468
45Hawaii$82,725$39.77171
46Kansas$81,845$39.35519
47Tennessee$80,893$38.89734
48Missouri$83,711$40.25985
49Alaska$82,443$39.64152
50Kentucky$81,155$39.02454
51Oklahoma$79,146$38.05326

Highest Paying Cities For Devops Engineers

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1San Francisco, CA$132,537$63.72
2Seattle, WA$117,569$56.52
3Portland, OR$108,340$52.09
4New York, NY$105,871$50.90
5Salt Lake City, UT$101,630$48.86
6Jersey City, NJ$99,712$47.94
7Boston, MA$99,265$47.72
8Phoenix, AZ$97,840$47.04
9Washington, DC$96,830$46.55
10Houston, TX$96,432$46.36
11Philadelphia, PA$96,262$46.28
12Rockville, MD$95,805$46.06
13Arlington, VA$95,427$45.88
14Minneapolis, MN$93,802$45.10
15Denver, CO$90,214$43.37

Devops Engineer Salary Details

Devops Engineer Salary

What is a Devops Engineer's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$134,000$11,167$64
75th Percentile$118,000$9,833$57
Average$103,571$8,631$50
25th Percentile$90,000$7,500$43
10th Percentile$79,000$6,583$38

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Software Developer$94,431$7,869$45.40294,329
Software Engineer-Consultant$112,626$9,386$54.15317,033
Principal Software Engineer$136,635$11,386$65.69345,893
Staff Software Engineer$135,773$11,314$65.28371,213
Software Engineer Lead$121,897$10,158$58.60342,462
Software Systems Engineer$102,258$8,522$49.16370,518

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  2. FireEye Jobs (95)
  3. Salesforce Jobs (93)
  4. Arrow Electronics Jobs (203)
  5. CyberCoders Jobs (117)

Which Companies Pay Devops Engineers The Most?

The highest paying companies for devops engineers are Meta and Chegg according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Square and Pluralsight report highly competitive wages for devops engineers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Meta$180,386$86.724810
2Chegg$175,278$84.278
3Square$161,522$77.6596
4Pluralsight$160,306$77.074
5Uber Technologies$159,775$76.81105
6FiscalNote$155,919$74.969
7Safeway$155,633$74.82
8Juniper Networks$155,586$74.8074
9Zoox$155,565$74.79224
10Evernote$153,238$73.67
11Turo$153,113$73.6131
12Boardwalk Pipeline Partners$151,384$72.7810
13Palo Alto Networks$150,865$72.53161
14Zocdoc$149,889$72.06
15Google$149,374$71.811128
16Shutterstock$148,552$71.4220
17Medidata$148,546$71.4233
18LinkedIn$147,985$71.1580
19Kohl's$147,762$71.0418
20Veeva Systems$147,307$70.82333

How Much Do Devops Engineers Make In Different Industries?

Devops engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the retail, finance, and technology industries tend to offer much higher salaries for devops engineers. For example, devops engineers make a whopping average salary of $117,539 while working in the retail industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $116,721 in the finance industry and $116,115 in the technology industry.

Devops engineers may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $95,508.

Highest Paying Industries For Devops Engineers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Retail$117,539$56.51
2Finance$116,721$56.12
3Technology$116,115$55.82
4Health Care$111,724$53.71
5Telecommunication$107,451$51.66
6Professional$95,508$45.92

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Devops Engineer Salary Trends

The salary for a devops engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Devops Engineer Salary By Experience Level

Experience Level  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
Entry Level$65,300$31.40
Mid Level$91,700$44.09
Senior Level$164,000$78.71

Average Devops Engineer Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Devops Engineer Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$104,000$49.79+3.3%
    2021$100,000$48.15+2.3%
    2020$97,900$47.06+1.8%
    2019$96,200$46.23+1.7%
    2018$94,500$45.45+1.8%

    Recently Added Devops Engineer Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    PeratonDevops EngineerRed Bank, NJ06/02/2022$100,048
    PeratonDevops Engineer, MidAnnapolis, MD06/02/2022$71,573
    Dish NetworkCi/Cd Devops Engineer IILakewood, CO06/01/2022$75,600
    Arrow ElectronicsLead Devops EngineerTempe, AZ06/01/2022$108,100
    Arrow ElectronicsLead Devops EngineerMontpelier, VT06/01/2022$108,100
    Arrow ElectronicsLead Devops EngineerHelena, MT06/01/2022$108,100
    Arrow ElectronicsLead Devops EngineerSalisbury, MD06/01/2022$108,100
    Arrow ElectronicsLead Devops EngineerProvidence, RI06/01/2022$108,100
    Arrow ElectronicsLead Devops EngineerBismarck, ND06/01/2022$108,100
    Infinity Consulting SolutionsLead Devops Engineer (Remote)Eden Prairie, MN06/01/2022$110,000

    Devops Engineer Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Devops Engineers the most?

    California pays Devops Engineers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $123,904 per year, or $59.57 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Devops Engineer?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Devops Engineer if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Washington you should be paid close to $117,270 per year.

    What type of Devops Engineer gets paid the most?

    Principal Software Engineer gets paid the most. Principal Software Engineer made a median salary of $136,635. The best-paid 10 percent make $156,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $119,000.

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