An Interaction Designer earns an average salary of $74,279 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Interaction Designer Total Pay (?
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$48,524 - $113,230
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: $74,279
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Interaction Designer Total Pay (?
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$17.11 - $60.82
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,524 - $113,230  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $18,383  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,549 - $120,689  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 426
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $60.82  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $18,383  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,549 - $120,689  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 426
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Job Description for Interaction Designer
Interaction designers develop web-based platforms through which companies can interact with and engage consumers; this includes the construction of websites and mobile applications. Although programming is a major part of the position, the interaction designer works primarily with platforms' architecture at a foundational level. They must be able to design complex user interfaces and interactions for web, mobile, and cross-platform experiences, providing a product that is valuable, usable and desirable.
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Interaction Designer Tasks
  • Scope, plan, and manage projects from initial consultation to final launch.
  • Create wireframes, workflows, schematics, and prototypes to test usability and site branding goals.
  • Conduct research to understand user needs and document requirements.
  • Understand complex problems and quickly and visually explain potential solutions.
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Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Interaction Designer Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Interaction Designer Salaries

Interaction Design
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User Interface Design
0%
National Average
$74,000
Adobe Photoshop
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Usability Testing
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Web Design
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HTML
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Graphic Design
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%
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