NLP Engineer Salary in SF Bay Area

NLP Engineer Job Description

A NLP, or Natural Language Processing Engineer, is responsible for developing products that depend on an intelligent processing of the human language by a computer. Examples of this are a system that can summarize news articles, a system that recognizes and understands human speech and an intelligent tutoring system.

An NLP Engineer job candidate should have a solid background in natural language processing, machine learning, text mining and information theory and retrieval. Being fluent in multiple languages is a plus. Most employers will look for a degree in computer science and machine learning.

Living and Working in San Francisco

San Francisco is the epicenter of online businesses with web startups like Pinterest, Yelp, Twitter, Dropbox, Reddit and imgur all based here. Wired Magazine is also based in San Francisco along with more than 30 international finance institutions, such as Charles Schwab, Wells Fargo and ThinkEquity. The University of California San Francisco is dedicated to graduate-level education in both health and biomedical sciences, which is beneficial to the local biomedical industry.

Transportation in San Francisco has many faces. There are numerous bike and walking paths, the BART underground train system and the MUNI bus lines. The Caltrain is a quick and easy way to get to Silicon Valley and back. Rent prices vary with the neighborhood, with the Marina and Russian Hill being among the highest and the Sunset district being on the more reasonable end.

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Based on real Hired interview data, NLP Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, NLP Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$161,193
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $70,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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Compare NLP Engineer salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $155,155
  3. Seattle
  4. $151,224
  5. Boston
  6. $147,218
  7. New York
  8. $145,422
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $137,559
  11. Washington D.C.
  12. $133,333
  13. San Diego
  14. $130,000
  15. Chicago
  16. $127,125
  17. Austin
  18. $124,107
  19. Denver
  20. $118,571
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $117,142
  23. Toronto
  24. C$103,592
  25. London
  26. £68,452
  27. France
  28. €52,758
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $155,155
  3. Seattle
  4. $151,224
  5. Boston
  6. $147,218
  7. New York
  8. $145,422
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $137,559
  11. Washington D.C.
  12. $133,333
  13. San Diego
  14. $130,000
  15. Chicago
  16. $127,125
  17. Austin
  18. $124,107
  19. Denver
  20. $118,571
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $117,142
  23. Toronto
  24. C$103,592
  25. London
  26. £68,452
  27. France
  28. €52,758
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Where NLP Engineers are highest in demand

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