Deep learning researcher

Dec 7, 2019 18 Comments

What TC can I expect as a deep learning researcher in a top AI department Like Google AI / Facebook AI research / Salesforce research / Nvidia etc.

-10 papers (1 in top AI conference)
-3 yoe, mainly in academia


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TOP 18 Comments
  • Microsoft Vbsm66
    300K to 1M depending on how good you are
    Dec 7, 2019 5
    • Amazon thiccccc
      Ok. Still hiring?
      Dec 15, 2019
    • Tesla xcVD40
      Yea, would recommend you reach out to an autopilot recruiter on LinkedIn. Ramona Chandran handles the vision team. Good luck
      Dec 16, 2019
  • Lockheed Martin Schz
    Conference papers are unrefereed so have to be scrutinized carefully to determine value (exception: invited papers). Masters +3 is what is relevant from an HR perspective if the company makes any attempt to compensate people consistently across the company
    Dec 7, 2019 7
    • Lockheed Martin Schz
      Conference papers are generally quicker, and in a fast-moving feel this makes sense. A lot of academic journals will have both the regular journal and something called “letters” that publishes short papers in a faster timeframe.

      Seems like in your field’s attempt to add rigor to things being published quickly, it lost a quick part!

      Conferences will often require an abstract submission six or even eight months ahead, but the actual paper is much closer to the conference. Usually the only review reader will the the conference section chair and except for really crazy stuff they just publish whatever.
      Dec 7, 2019
    • Microsoft Vbsm66
      Yeah for us, journals are for quick publications since they accept papers on a rolling basis
      Dec 7, 2019
  • Facebook TGEH76
    As other comments say if you want to become a scientist go for a phd. However, most of these companies will hire you as an ml or research engineer w your background
    Dec 7, 2019 0
  • Apple zrqv72
    I am just going to put this out there. Some (not all) may give you a hard time not having a PHD and with only 3 years experience. Also I wouldn’t consider Salesforce to be a top AI department. I’d include MSR there from a research perspective. If you’re thinking of applied AI/ML then the list expands. Good luck!
    Dec 7, 2019 2
    • Kabbage yGEx24
      What’s the TC like at Apple for applied ML for 3 YoE?
      Dec 7, 2019
    • Apple zrqv72
      You would likely come in as an ict4 and I assume at least 300-400.
      Dec 7, 2019


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