Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an AI Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$127,315 / yrTotal Pay
$105,021 / yrBase Pay
$22,295 / yrAdditional Pay

$127,315

 / yr
$78K$210K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a AI Engineer is $127,315 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $105,021 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $22,295 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Top Paying Companies

For an Ai Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Ai Engineer in United States. Employers include Google, Apple and Shield AI.

1
Google
Google
$204,579/yr
855 open jobs
2
Apple
$197,481/yr
7
Tesla
$165,642/yr
8
Eliassen Group
$162,309/yr
9
Aisera
$161,246/yr
10
IBM
$148,424/yr
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$148,424

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$123,379

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$178,382

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$197,481

 / yr

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 / yr

$161,246

 / yr

$204,579

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Top Paying Industries

For an Ai Engineer in United States

The top 4 paying industries for an Ai Engineer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $178,647, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $178,382, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $165,642 and Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $123,379.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$178,647

    1% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$178,382

    1% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$165,642

    7% Lower than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$123,379

    43% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Ai Engineer are Google, Apple, and Shield AI.

GoogleGoogle$204,579/yr
AppleApple$197,481/yr
Shield AIShield AI$181,589/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Location

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$95,000

/yr

$90K | $5K

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$120,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Remote AI Trainer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$20

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$57,600

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$248,000

/yr

$156K | $92K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$14,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
AI Data Labeler

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$28,817

/hr

$17 | $29K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
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Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$37

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

AI Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for an AI Engineer is $105,021 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an AI Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 158 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an AI Engineer employees.

The highest salary for an AI Engineer in United States is $169,264 per year.

The lowest salary for an AI Engineer in United States is $65,160 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an AI Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an AI Engineer.