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Machine Learning Engineer salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a machine learning engineer is $111,505 per year in the United States. 808 salaries reported, updated at June 26, 2022.

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Top companies for Machine Learning Engineers in United States

  1. eBay
    1796 reviews28 salaries reported
    $335,019per year
  2. $220,792per year
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Highest paying cities for Machine Learning Engineers in United States

  1. Sunnyvale, CA
    $136,527 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $136,010 per year
    50 salaries reported
  3. San Francisco Bay Area, CA
    $133,659 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Santa Clara, CA
    $132,854 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Cupertino, CA
    $129,931 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $129,169 per year
    78 salaries reported
  1. Bellevue, WA
    $122,079 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $116,234 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $115,481 per year
    20 salaries reported
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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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