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Interaction Designer Salary

An Interaction Designer earns an average salary of $72,684 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.

$48,865 - $111,758
(Median)
$49K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,683
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90%

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$16.60 - $60.40
(Median)
$17
$29
$60
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,865 - $111,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,085  
Profit Sharing
$550 - $6,250  
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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$48,881 - $118,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 420
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.60 - $60.40  
   
Overtime
$31.97 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,085  
   
Profit Sharing
$550 - $6,250  
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).
)
$48,881 - $118,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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.

Common Career Paths for Interaction Designer


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Experience Affects Interaction Designer Salaries



National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Interaction Designer Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Interaction Design
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User Interface Design
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Usability Testing
up arrow 4%

User Research
up arrow 4%

Web Design
up arrow 5%

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Graphic Design
up arrow 17%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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