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Average Machine Learning Engineer Salary

$111,580
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,045
Bonus
$9,933
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The average salary for a Machine Learning Engineer is $111,580.
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$75k
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$112k
90%
$153k
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$1k - $45k
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$73k - $166k
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Job Satisfaction for Machine Learning Engineer

3.9 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Machine Learning Engineer are from the companies Apple Computer, Inc, Accenture and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is $137,344. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. and Apple Computer, Inc, earning around $136,500 and $129,149, respectively. Accenture pays the lowest at around $91,000. Intel Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $92,964 and $103,500, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Machine Learning Engineers?

Skills in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing (NLP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Python.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Machine Learning Engineers?

An entry-level Machine Learning Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $93,036 based on 218 salaries. An early career Machine Learning Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,676 based on 912 salaries. A mid-career Machine Learning Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $136,162 based on 211 salaries. An experienced Machine Learning Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,087 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $179,010.
Employees with Machine Learning Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (15.6% more) and Palo Alto, California (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (19.8% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (9.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,426 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.3%
Early Career
64.0%
Mid Career
14.8%
Experienced
4.8%
Late Career
1.2%

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