AI Engineer Salary: How Much Will Google DeepMind, Cohere, Adept Pay to Poach OpenAI Talent?
How much do Google DeepMind, Cohere and Adept need to pay to "steal" AI engineers from OpenAI? | Credit: Shutterstock
- AI engineers are in high demand and can command top salaries.
- Companies like Google DeepMind, Cohere, and Adept are willing to pay top dollar to grab top AI talent from OpenAI.
- Will there be an engineer’s flight from OpenAI?
After the earthquake in the world of AI caused by the dismissal of OpenAI’s founder and CEO, Sam Altman, decided by the company’s board — other competitors could attract OpenAI’s talents.
Altman and the company’s other co-founder, Greg Brockman, have joined Microsoft, along with a team of engineers. But to attract other experts working in OpenAI, competing companies such as Google DeepMind , Cohere , and Adept , how much should they offer?
How Much Do Google And Others Pay?
Working At OpenAI
engineers’ salaries are slightly above the average in the industry, with salaries ranging from $121,082 to $136,979 per year. The median salary for an OpenAI engineer is $925,000, including base salary, stock compensation, and bonuses. This is significantly higher than the average salary for software engineers in the United States, which is $120,000 per year.
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