Average Machine Learning Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Machine Learning Engineer is $111,657.
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$75k - $154k
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$2k - $38k
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$73k - $166k

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Job Satisfaction for Machine Learning Engineer

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Popular Employer Salaries for Machine Learning Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Machine Learning Engineer are from the companies Apple Computer, Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Accenture. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $142,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Autodesk, Inc. and Apple Computer, Inc, earning around $130,000 and $128,803, respectively. Pitchbook pays the lowest at around $100,000. Nike, Inc. and Accenture also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $102,439 and $105,500, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Machine Learning Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Machine Learning Engineer

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 $95,210 based on 185 salaries. An early career Machine Learning Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,459 based on 693 salaries. A mid-career Machine Learning Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,708 based on 162 salaries. An experienced Machine Learning Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,974 based on 50 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 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (13.8% more) and Palo Alto, California (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (18.6% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.9% less).

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