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Machine learning engineer salary in United States

How much does a Machine Learning Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $156,885
Low $97,683
High $251,968
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a machine learning engineer is $156,885 per year in the United States. 1.9k salaries reported, updated at June 8, 2023

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Top companies for Machine Learning Engineers in United States

  1. eBay
    1,894 reviews24 salaries reported
    $317,642per year
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Highest paying cities for Machine Learning Engineers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $187,105 per year
    116 salaries reported
  2. Cupertino, CA
    $182,962 per year
    20 salaries reported
  3. San Francisco, CA
    $174,934 per year
    149 salaries reported
  1. Santa Clara, CA
    $167,254 per year
    17 salaries reported
  2. Seattle, WA
    $163,555 per year
    73 salaries reported
  3. San Jose, CA
    $160,168 per year
    30 salaries reported
  1. Pittsburgh, PA
    $157,533 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $150,624 per year
    20 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $137,381 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Machine Learning Engineer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Machine Learning Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Profit sharing
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 72 ratings

61% of Machine Learning Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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Common questions about salaries for a Machine Learning Engineer

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