OpenAI reinstated CEO Sam Altman after a dayslong saga kicked off with the board firing him Friday.
AdvertisementOpenAI staffers who threatened to quit this week over CEO Sam Altman's firing are making up to $800,000 per year, according to Bloomberg.
AdvertisementBut tech-firm salaries don't include bonuses or stock awards, which can bring total compensation for some OpenAI engineers closer to $800,000, Bloomberg said.
But despite the high demand for talent, there are aren't many people who understand the technology, so companies value these workers with high salaries as well as influence.
At OpenAI, these employees played a key role in Altman's eventual rehire at the AI startup following his surprise ouster last week.
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