Entry Level Machine Learning Engineer Salary

$126,521

Average Base Salary

$149,666

Average Total Compensation

Min: $74K
Max: $180K
Base Salary
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 139
Min: $12K
Max: $318K
Total Compensation
Median: $151K
Mean (Average): $150K
Data points: 136

Entry Level Machine Learning Engineer Salary Compared to other Seniority Levels

Executive*
$126K
$158K
Executive
Median: $142K
Mean (Average): $142K
Data points: 2
$78K
$251K
Manager
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $175K
Data points: 152
$81K
$259K
Senior
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $172K
Data points: 909
$70K
$206K
Mid-Level
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $144K
Data points: 712
$74K
$180K
Entry Level
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 139

Seniority can increase the pay of a Machine Learning Engineer. Here are the base salaries of a Machine Learning Engineer grouped into 5 seniority categories.

Entry Level Machine Learning Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$74K
$180K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 139
$70K
$176K
Business Intelligence
Median: $105K
Mean (Average): $114K
Data points: 11
$63K
$153K
Software Engineer
Median: $114K
Mean (Average): $111K
Data points: 4,790
$70K
$150K
Product Manager
Median: $110K
Mean (Average): $110K
Data points: 174
$52K
$145K
Data Engineer
Median: $101K
Mean (Average): $101K
Data points: 146
$60K
$155K
Data Scientist
Median: $90K
Mean (Average): $100K
Data points: 838
$61K
$110K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $95K
Mean (Average): $91K
Data points: 23
$50K
$125K
Data Analyst
Median: $84K
Mean (Average): $86K
Data points: 64
Product Analyst*
$53K
$110K
Product Analyst
Median: $82K
Mean (Average): $82K
Data points: 2
$52K
$115K
Business Analyst
Median: $70K
Mean (Average): $75K
Data points: 404
$50K
$110K
Research Scientist
Median: $62K
Mean (Average): $70K
Data points: 1,470

Most data science positions fall under different position titles depending on the actual role.

From the graph we can see that on average the Machine Learning Engineer role pays the most with a $126,521 base salary while the Research Scientist role on average pays the least with a $69,914 base salary.

Top Cities for Entry Level Machine Learning Engineer Salaries

$103K
$232K
New York, NY
Median: $148K
Mean (Average): $162K
Data points: 16
$139K
$152K
Zurich, Switzerland
Median: $144K
Mean (Average): $145K
Data points: 3
$123K
$159K
Boston, MA
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $143K
Data points: 3
$101K
$180K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $138K
Mean (Average): $141K
Data points: 46
$135K
Raleigh, NC
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $135K
Data points: 1
$114K
$146K
San Diego, CA
Median: $138K
Mean (Average): $133K
Data points: 4
$130K
Chicago, IL
Median: $130K
Mean (Average): $130K
Data points: 1
$111K
$155K
Seattle, WA
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $130K
Data points: 18
$120K
Denver, CO
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $120K
Data points: 1
$117K
Austin, TX
Median: $117K
Mean (Average): $117K
Data points: 1
$81K
$165K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $88K
Mean (Average): $113K
Data points: 5
$78K
$147K
London, United Kingdom
Median: $105K
Mean (Average): $111K
Data points: 6
$110K
Ann Arbor, MI
Median: $110K
Mean (Average): $110K
Data points: 1
$86K
$132K
Washington, DC
Median: $88K
Mean (Average): $98K
Data points: 5
$77K
$127K
Toronto, Canada
Median: $91K
Mean (Average): $96K
Data points: 6

The Machine Learning Engineer salary in New York, NY is the highest paying salary with a $161,821 average base salary. The Machine Learning Engineer salary in Taipei, Taiwan is the lowest paying salary with $42,000 average base salary.

Top Companies for Entry Level Machine Learning Engineer Salaries

$205K
Bloomberg Lp
Median: $205K
Mean (Average): $205K
Data points: 1
Pdt Partners*
$200K
Pdt Partners
Median: $200K
Mean (Average): $200K
Data points: 1
*
$185K
Median: $185K
Mean (Average): $185K
Data points: 1
$183K
Waymo
Median: $183K
Mean (Average): $183K
Data points: 1
$175K
Tesla
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $175K
Data points: 1
$170K
Motional
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $170K
Data points: 1
$165K
Pinterest
Median: $165K
Mean (Average): $165K
Data points: 1
$162K
Twitter
Median: $162K
Mean (Average): $162K
Data points: 1
$160K
Snorkel Ai
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $160K
Data points: 1
$145K
$164K
Linkedin
Median: $145K
Mean (Average): $152K
Data points: 5
$128K
$180K
Google
Median: $144K
Mean (Average): $148K
Data points: 11
$113K
$165K
Amazon
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $140K
Data points: 14
$102K
$161K
Meta
Median: $124K
Mean (Average): $131K
Data points: 10
$105K
$147K
Bytedance Inc.
Median: $125K
Mean (Average): $126K
Data points: 5
$63K
$138K
Microsoft
Median: $118K
Mean (Average): $110K
Data points: 7

The Machine Learning Engineer at Bloomberg Lp salary is the highest paying salary with a $205,000 average base salary. The Machine Learning Engineer at Mediatek salary is the lowest paying salary with $42,000 average base salary.