The Global AI, ML, Data Science Salary Index for 2024 💰📊

See below our global salary index in 2024 for roles in the AI, ML, Data Science space based on internal data (survey submissions + jobs with open salaries). Salary data is in USD and recalculated at its average fx rate during the year for salaries entered in other currencies.

The data is processed and updated on a weekly basis so the rankings may change over time during the year. Want to play around with the dataset yourself? You can download the complete salary dataset here.

# Role Median Salary in 2024 n
1 Head of Data $ 225,500 20 Details
2 AI Architect $ 203,325 16 Details
3 Prompt Engineer $ 200,400 12 Details
4 Applied Scientist $ 199,500 121 Details
5 Robotics Software Engineer $ 193,000 8 Details
6 Data Science Manager $ 192,250 22 Details
7 Data Analytics Lead $ 190,950 16 Details
8 ML Engineer $ 190,000 63 Details
9 Data Infrastructure Engineer $ 189,500 10 Details
10 Machine Learning Engineer $ 187,500 565 Details
11 Research Scientist $ 187,400 202 Details
12 Research Engineer $ 174,750 132 Details
13 Machine Learning Scientist $ 170,000 52 Details
14 AI Engineer $ 166,000 62 Details
15 MLOps Engineer $ 160,000 10 Details
16 Data Science $ 160,000 213 Details
17 Data Product Manager $ 155,681 18 Details
18 Data Architect $ 154,200 162 Details
19 Robotics Engineer $ 151,000 12 Details
20 Data Scientist $ 149,700 1054 Details
21 Business Intelligence Lead $ 144,300 8 Details
22 Data Engineer $ 140,125 982 Details
23 Data Science Engineer $ 140,000 11 Details
24 Analytics Engineer $ 139,200 149 Details
25 Business Intelligence $ 137,950 86 Details
26 Cloud Database Engineer $ 126,062 8 Details
27 Data Integration Engineer $ 122,500 16 Details
28 Data Lead $ 122,500 10 Details
29 Business Intelligence Manager $ 117,250 14 Details
30 Data Modeler $ 117,000 22 Details
31 Data Analytics Manager $ 116,600 21 Details
32 Data Science Practitioner $ 113,000 6 Details
33 Data Science Consultant $ 110,500 32 Details
34 ETL Developer $ 109,750 8 Details
35 Business Intelligence Engineer $ 108,500 82 Details
36 Research Analyst $ 105,500 58 Details
37 Data Operations Specialist $ 104,750 8 Details
38 Data Analyst $ 100,000 802 Details
39 Business Intelligence Analyst $ 100,000 107 Details
40 BI Analyst $ 98,400 12 Details
41 Data Manager $ 98,096 64 Details
42 Data Developer $ 95,000 20 Details
43 Data Operations Analyst $ 92,950 14 Details
44 Business Intelligence Developer $ 90,907 34 Details
45 Data Analytics Consultant $ 86,362 6 Details
46 Data Integration Specialist $ 81,250 10 Details
47 BI Developer $ 79,700 32 Details
48 Data Management Analyst $ 78,025 16 Details
49 Data Specialist $ 77,100 32 Details
50 Data Operations Associate $ 69,333 6 Details
51 Encounter Data Management Professional $ 67,700 6 Details

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