Interaction Designer Salary (United States)

An Interaction Designer earns an average salary of $73,988 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Design is associated with high pay for this job.
Interaction Designer Total Pay (?
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$47,843 - $112,772
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $73,988
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Interaction Designer Total Pay (?
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$19.73 - $60.82
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,843 - $112,772  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,154  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $17,617  
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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$48,281 - $120,278  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 428
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $60.82  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,154  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $17,617  
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).
)
$48,281 - $120,278  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 428
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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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Experience Affects Interaction Designer Salaries

National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Interaction Designer Salaries

Design
up arrow 51%
User Research
up arrow 7%
Interaction Design
0%
National Average
$75,000
User Interface Design
up arrow 1%
Usability Testing
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
Web Design
up arrow 7%
HTML
up arrow 7%
Graphic Design
up arrow 17%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 26%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%
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