Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior Machine Learning Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$165,107 / yrTotal Pay
$123,118 / yrBase Pay
$41,989 / yrAdditional Pay

$165,107

 / yr
$105K$264K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer is $165,107 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $123,118 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 $41,989 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 a Senior Machine Learning Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer in United States. Employers include Meta, Twitter and Adobe.

1
Meta
Meta
$254,597/yr
2K open jobs
2
Twitter
$244,400/yr
3
Adobe
$230,003/yr
6
Apple
$225,801/yr
7
Unity
$221,161/yr
8
8x8
$218,753/yr
10
Arm
$214,355/yr
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Qualcomm
4.2
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 2,175 salaries from this location

$199,173

 / yr

$178,926

 / yr
Arm
4.0
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 89 salaries from this location

$214,355

 / yr
Workday
4.3
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 82 salaries from this location

$211,164

 / yr
Apple
4.2
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 60 salaries from this location

$225,801

 / yr
Cruise
3.9
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 35 salaries from this location

$229,496

 / yr

$163,237

 / yr

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Twitter
3.4
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 25 salaries from this location

$244,400

 / yr
Walmart
3.3
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 24 salaries from this location

$185,663

 / yr
IQVIA
4.0
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 23 salaries from this location

$149,518

 / yr
Adobe
4.4
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 23 salaries from this location

$230,003

 / yr
Meta
4.0
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 19 salaries from this location

$254,597

 / yr
Quantiphi
3.8
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 15 salaries from this location

$146,164

 / yr
Spotify
4.2
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 12 salaries from this location

$212,547

 / yr
Amazon
3.8
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 12 salaries from this location

$218,507

 / yr
SAS
4.1
Sr. Machine Learning EngineerSee 11 salaries from this location

$187,779

 / yr
FactSet
4.1
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 11 salaries from this location

$164,296

 / yr
LinkedIn
4.5
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 11 salaries from this location

$229,711

 / yr
Course Hero
4.5
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 10 salaries from this location

$190,118

 / yr
Twilio
4.1
Senior Machine Learning EngineerSee 10 salaries from this location

$210,954

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Machine Learning Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer in United States are Media & Communication with a median total pay of $212,243, Information Technology with a median total pay of $210,455, Real Estate with a median total pay of $202,640, Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $188,763, and Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $181,476.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$212,243

    8% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$210,455

    7% Higher than other industries

  • Real EstateReal Estate$202,640

    3% Higher than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$188,763

    4% Lower than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$181,476

    8% Lower than other industries

Media & Communication

The top paying company in Media & Communication for Senior Machine Learning Engineer is PlayStation.

PlayStationPlayStation$212,243/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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Job Title

Location

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$260,900

/yr

$169K | $92K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Senior Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$165,000

/yr

$150K | $15K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Senior Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$376,050

/yr

$240K | $136K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Senior Machine Learning Scientist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$225,000

/yr

$195K | $30K

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Senior Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$250,000

/yr

$220K | $30K

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Senior Machine Learning Researcher

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$125,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Senior ML Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$225,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Senior Machine Learning Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$130,000

/yr

$120K | $10K

Submitted 2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago

Senior Machine Learning Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer is $123,118 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Machine Learning Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1377 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Machine Learning Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer in United States is $186,887 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer in United States is $81,107 per year.

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