Machine Learning Engineer Salary

Machine Learning Engineer Salary

$148,551

Average Base Salary

$202,399

Average Total Compensation

Min: $79K
Max: $225K
Base Salary
Median: $146K
Mean (Average): $149K
Data points: 4,411
Min: $9K
Max: $500K
Total Compensation
Median: $177K
Mean (Average): $202K
Data points: 1,921

Machine Learning Engineer Salary by 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.

Machine Learning Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$85K
$240K
Product Manager
Median: $155K
Mean (Average): $160K
Data points: 7,929
$79K
$225K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $146K
Mean (Average): $149K
Data points: 4,411
$70K
$184K
Data Scientist
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $123K
Data points: 30,171
$62K
$197K
Software Engineer
Median: $105K
Mean (Average): $116K
Data points: 281,280
$64K
$168K
Data Engineer
Median: $100K
Mean (Average): $107K
Data points: 28,373
$56K
$150K
Product Analyst
Median: $90K
Mean (Average): $95K
Data points: 870
$56K
$141K
Business Intelligence
Median: $90K
Mean (Average): $94K
Data points: 10,676
$49K
$174K
Research Scientist
Median: $80K
Mean (Average): $94K
Data points: 14,454
$46K
$145K
Data Analyst
Median: $75K
Mean (Average): $83K
Data points: 32,111
$44K
$160K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $68K
Mean (Average): $83K
Data points: 1,928
$55K
$122K
Business Analyst
Median: $76K
Mean (Average): $81K
Data points: 49,421

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

From the graph we can see that on average the Product Manager role pays the most with a $159,913 base salary while the Business Analyst role on average pays the least with a $80,866 base salary.

Top Cities for Machine Learning Engineer Salaries

$110K
$240K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $170K
Data points: 1,936
$130K
$194K
Tel Aviv, Israel
Median: $167K
Mean (Average): $162K
Data points: 20
$110K
$220K
Seattle, WA
Median: $155K
Mean (Average): $156K
Data points: 522
$95K
$225K
New York, NY
Median: $145K
Mean (Average): $153K
Data points: 361
$118K
$195K
Zurich, Switzerland
Median: $145K
Mean (Average): $150K
Data points: 20
$85K
$211K
Austin, TX
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $140K
Data points: 94
$108K
$180K
Portland, OR
Median: $130K
Mean (Average): $139K
Data points: 23
$84K
$190K
Boston, MA
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $136K
Data points: 212
$78K
$210K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $123K
Mean (Average): $132K
Data points: 142
$80K
$175K
Denver, CO
Median: $125K
Mean (Average): $130K
Data points: 31
$96K
$205K
Omaha, NE
Median: $110K
Mean (Average): $128K
Data points: 29
$71K
$211K
Chicago, IL
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $128K
Data points: 46
$65K
$225K
Pittsburgh, PA
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 39
$99K
$170K
San Diego, CA
Median: $121K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 86
$87K
$180K
Washington, DC
Median: $125K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 75

The Machine Learning Engineer salary in San Francisco, CA is the highest paying salary with a $169,861 average base salary. The Machine Learning Engineer salary in Chennai, India is the lowest paying salary with $42,000 average base salary.

Top Companies for Machine Learning Engineer Salaries

$200K
$631K
Netflix
Median: $525K
Mean (Average): $455K
Data points: 6
$179K
$478K
Roku Inc.
Median: $350K
Mean (Average): $335K
Data points: 6
$150K
$283K
Cruise Automation, Inc.
Median: $220K
Mean (Average): $211K
Data points: 28
$185K
$210K
Doordash
Median: $205K
Mean (Average): $202K
Data points: 6
$161K
$254K
Waymo
Median: $196K
Mean (Average): $200K
Data points: 14
$167K
$240K
Tiktok
Median: $200K
Mean (Average): $198K
Data points: 20
$154K
$242K
Zoox Inc.
Median: $195K
Mean (Average): $195K
Data points: 8
$169K
$241K
Moveworks.Ai
Median: $180K
Mean (Average): $195K
Data points: 6
$120K
$255K
Bloomberg Lp
Median: $205K
Mean (Average): $194K
Data points: 9
$175K
$225K
Levi Strauss & Co.
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $189K
Data points: 7
$120K
$260K
Meta
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $188K
Data points: 213
$111K
$262K
Nvidia
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $186K
Data points: 35
$159K
$203K
Intuit
Median: $180K
Mean (Average): $183K
Data points: 10
$120K
$250K
Spotify
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $178K
Data points: 47
$136K
$257K
Twitter
Median: $168K
Mean (Average): $178K
Data points: 75

The Machine Learning Engineer at Netflix salary is the highest paying salary with a $455,167 average base salary. The Machine Learning Engineer at Freshdesk salary is the lowest paying salary with $43,000 average base salary.