Top 15 Companies in the Race to Hire AI Talent

Startups and tech empires alike need these in-demand skills.

With artificial intelligence reaching peak hype, many companies are seeking people with skills to master this much-buzzed about technology and are willing to fork out top dollars. According to new Glassdoor research, the average annual base pay for AI jobs is $111,118 — more than twice of that for full-time workers. Companies ranging from Silicon Valley-type startups to leading tech empires are all in the hiring race, but it may come down to who can afford it.

Here’s the top 15 companies currently hiring in AI and deep learning, according to Glassdoor:

  • Amazon — with 13 percent of open AI jobs on Glassdoor

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  • NVIDIA — with 6 percent of open AI jobs on Glassdoor

  • Microsoft — with 4 percent of open AI jobs on Glassdoor

  • IBM

  • Accenture

  • Facebook

  • Intel

  • Samsung

  • Lenovo

  • Adobe

  • MoTekTechnologies

  • Uber

  • PCOInnovation

  • Rakuten Marketing

  • Wells Fargo

The type of AI position varies, too. Glassdoor found some of the most common open AI occupations are AI software engineer, AI data scientist, AI software development engineer and AI research scientist. Other popular AI roles less technical center around product management and business development management, but most opportunities still hover around San Jose, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, New York City, Boston and Washington, D.C.

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