Principal AI Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California

How much does a Principal AI Engineer make in Los Angeles, CA? The average Principal AI Engineer salary in Los Angeles, CA is $133,836 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $117,873 and $148,930. Salary ranges 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Designs and develops scalable solutions using AI tools and machine-learning models. Performs research and testing to develop machine learning algorithms and predictive models. Utilizes big data computation and storage tools to create prototypes and datasets. Conducts model training and evaluation. 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. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Career Path for this job

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    Senior AI Engineer

    4 - 7 years experience
    Master's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Principal AI Engineer

    7 + years experience
    Master's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Lead AI Engineer

    10 + years experience
    Master's Degree

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