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Computer Vision Engineer Job Description

Computer vision engineers automate various functions that the human visual system can do. It consists of methods for acquiring, analyzing, processing and understanding digital images. The programming languages widely used by computer vision engineers for image processing include Matlab, Python, Java and C++. There are wide-ranging subfields for this skill set. Applications can be from machine vision systems to artificial intelligence (AI) and robots with modeling, segmentation, tracking and detection. Computer vision engineers also design, construct and examine software systems for VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) experiences. They can observe image data in various forms, such as multi-dimensional and video sequences for medical technologies. These specialized software engineers have an end goal, which is to interpret the contents of an image from various platforms.

This interdisciplinary field usually requires a bachelor's or a master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, machine learning or other related studies. Computer vision engineers will have knowledge of OpenCV, as well as linear algebra and calculus. They use Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) and Deep Learning for classifying and interpreting an image. Computer vision engineers are aware of vector quantization and clustering to build search engines and systems, as well as Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and other machine learning models for facial recognition. They're familiar with a range of visual system hardware, such as a structured-light 3D scanner, a hyperspectral imager and LIDAR (Light Imaging, Detection and Ranging). Computer vision engineers also keep track of the latest advancements in their field.

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Compare Computer Vision Engineer salaries by region

Computer Vision Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and Other. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $174,886
  3. New York
  4. $162,714
  5. Seattle
  6. $160,420
  7. Philadelphia
  8. $159,333
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $155,514
  11. Boston
  12. $153,985
  13. Austin
  14. $147,731
  15. Dallas/Ft Worth
  16. $140,166
  17. San Diego
  18. $133,333
  19. Chicago
  20. $132,900
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $132,722
  23. Atlanta
  24. $127,000
  25. Denver
  26. $116,100
  27. Toronto
  28. C$113,697
  29. France
  30. €108,750
  31. London
  32. £76,626
  33. Dublin
  34. €60,000
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $174,886
  3. New York
  4. $162,714
  5. Seattle
  6. $160,420
  7. Philadelphia
  8. $159,333
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $155,514
  11. Boston
  12. $153,985
  13. Austin
  14. $147,731
  15. Dallas/Ft Worth
  16. $140,166
  17. San Diego
  18. $133,333
  19. Chicago
  20. $132,900
  21. Washington D.C.
  22. $132,722
  23. Atlanta
  24. $127,000
  25. Denver
  26. $116,100
  27. Toronto
  28. C$113,697
  29. France
  30. €108,750
  31. London
  32. £76,626
  33. Dublin
  34. €60,000
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Where Computer Vision Engineers are highest in demand

    Computer Vision Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and Other. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: