Senior Machine Learning Engineer Salary

$172,626

Average Base Salary

$267,055

Average Total Compensation

Min: $81K
Max: $259K
Base Salary
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $173K
Data points: 906
Min: $13K
Max: $610K
Total Compensation
Median: $235K
Mean (Average): $267K
Data points: 664

Senior 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): $173K
Data points: 906
$70K
$207K
Mid-Level
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $144K
Data points: 710
$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.

Senior Machine Learning Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$81K
$259K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $173K
Data points: 906
$90K
$250K
Product Manager
Median: $168K
Mean (Average): $172K
Data points: 3,242
$74K
$240K
Software Engineer
Median: $158K
Mean (Average): $159K
Data points: 30,870
$85K
$214K
Data Scientist
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $145K
Data points: 4,482
$81K
$190K
Data Engineer
Median: $123K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 4,327
$65K
$190K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $124K
Data points: 356
$63K
$200K
Research Scientist
Median: $106K
Mean (Average): $118K
Data points: 1,282
$67K
$175K
Product Analyst
Median: $111K
Mean (Average): $115K
Data points: 167
$71K
$150K
Business Intelligence
Median: $104K
Mean (Average): $107K
Data points: 802
$58K
$165K
Data Analyst
Median: $91K
Mean (Average): $100K
Data points: 6,981
$62K
$143K
Business Analyst
Median: $94K
Mean (Average): $97K
Data points: 7,887

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 $172,626 base salary while the Business Analyst role on average pays the least with a $97,396 base salary.

Top Cities for Senior Machine Learning Engineer Salaries

$132K
$279K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $195K
Mean (Average): $202K
Data points: 378
$126K
$250K
New York, NY
Median: $182K
Mean (Average): $184K
Data points: 72
$112K
$251K
Seattle, WA
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $179K
Data points: 99
$120K
$228K
Austin, TX
Median: $180K
Mean (Average): $178K
Data points: 23
$113K
$236K
Pittsburgh, PA
Median: $156K
Mean (Average): $166K
Data points: 7
$126K
$199K
Zurich, Switzerland
Median: $174K
Mean (Average): $166K
Data points: 6
$89K
$242K
Chicago, IL
Median: $174K
Mean (Average): $165K
Data points: 12
$130K
$195K
Tel Aviv, Israel
Median: $168K
Mean (Average): $165K
Data points: 17
$140K
$206K
Denver, CO
Median: $156K
Mean (Average): $162K
Data points: 8
$125K
$198K
Portland, OR
Median: $136K
Mean (Average): $150K
Data points: 9
$77K
$261K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $149K
Data points: 32
$118K
$175K
Washington, DC
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $146K
Data points: 16
$81K
$235K
Boston, MA
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $143K
Data points: 33
$103K
$191K
London, United Kingdom
Median: $146K
Mean (Average): $141K
Data points: 15
$103K
$191K
Toronto, Canada
Median: $138K
Mean (Average): $140K
Data points: 10

The Machine Learning Engineer salary in Omaha, NE is the highest paying salary with a $226,333 average base salary. The Machine Learning Engineer salary in Warsaw, Poland is the lowest paying salary with $44,000 average base salary.

Top Companies for Senior Machine Learning Engineer Salaries

$178K
$480K
Roku Inc.
Median: $425K
Mean (Average): $347K
Data points: 5
$210K
$272K
Spotify
Median: $235K
Mean (Average): $235K
Data points: 9
$192K
$257K
Waymo
Median: $210K
Mean (Average): $223K
Data points: 7
$149K
$282K
Cruise Automation, Inc.
Median: $225K
Mean (Average): $223K
Data points: 20
$146K
$276K
Meta
Median: $205K
Mean (Average): $208K
Data points: 67
$157K
$271K
Twitter
Median: $191K
Mean (Average): $208K
Data points: 30
$122K
$259K
Nvidia
Median: $205K
Mean (Average): $204K
Data points: 22
$158K
$285K
Expedia, Inc.
Median: $180K
Mean (Average): $203K
Data points: 6
$140K
$261K
Apple
Median: $198K
Mean (Average): $194K
Data points: 40
$107K
$253K
Google
Median: $198K
Mean (Average): $193K
Data points: 55
$143K
$228K
Ibm
Median: $187K
Mean (Average): $190K
Data points: 7
$166K
$200K
Etsy
Median: $180K
Mean (Average): $184K
Data points: 7
$170K
$207K
Instacart
Median: $180K
Mean (Average): $183K
Data points: 8
$145K
$260K
Amd
Median: $161K
Mean (Average): $182K
Data points: 6
$157K
$202K
Intuit
Median: $180K
Mean (Average): $181K
Data points: 8

The Machine Learning Engineer at Netflix salary is the highest paying salary with a $613,667 average base salary. The Machine Learning Engineer at Freshdesk salary is the lowest paying salary with $43,000 average base salary.