How much does a Senior AI Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Senior AI Engineer in the United States is $57 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $50 and $64. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Senior AI Engineer Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Senior AI Engineer Salary $44 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Senior AI Engineer Salary $50 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Senior AI Engineer Salary $57 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Senior AI Engineer Salary $64 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Senior AI Engineer Salary $70 US September 25, 2023
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Senior AI Engineer designs and develops scalable solutions using AI tools and machine-learning models. Performs research and testing to develop machine learning algorithms and predictive models. Being a Senior AI Engineer utilizes big data computation and storage tools to create prototypes and datasets. Conducts model training and evaluation. Additionally, Senior AI Engineer integrates, tests, tunes, and monitors solutions. Proficient with multiple AI tools such as Python, Java, or R and machine learning frameworks like Spark, TensorFlow, or sciket-learn. Requires a master's degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Senior AI Engineer work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Senior AI Engineer typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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