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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 $160,832
Low $104,112
High $248,453
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a machine learning engineer is $160,832 per year in the United States. 2.4k salaries reported, updated at November 27, 2023

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Top companies for Machine Learning Engineers in United States

  1. Adobe
    792 reviews5 salaries reported
    $197,997per year
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Highest paying cities for Machine Learning Engineers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $184,462 per year
    165 salaries reported
  2. Santa Clara, CA
    $181,116 per year
    31 salaries reported
  3. San Francisco, CA
    $178,103 per year
    197 salaries reported
  1. Cupertino, CA
    $176,390 per year
    23 salaries reported
  2. St. Louis, MO
    $172,416 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Seattle, WA
    $171,058 per year
    86 salaries reported
  1. San Jose, CA
    $168,517 per year
    48 salaries reported
  2. Mountain View, CA
    $166,689 per year
    40 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $156,155 per year
    31 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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