Entry-Level Interaction Designer Salary

Entry-Level Interaction Designers can expect to earn an average of $70K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Interaction Designers bottoms out near $47K and approaches $102K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. Women Entry-Level Interaction Designers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Entry-Level Interaction Designers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,149 - $99,378
(Median)
$47K
$70K
$99K
MEDIAN: $70,285
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$19.70 - $48.94
(Median)
$20
$29
$49
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,149 - $99,378  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,427  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $5,096  
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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$47,215 - $102,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 356
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.70 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$47.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,427  
   
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $5,096  
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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$47,215 - $102,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,582

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Interaction Designers, Boston offers exceptional salaries, 20 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Interaction Designers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+14 percent) and New York (+10 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Chicago is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (6 percent lower) and Seattle (3 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Interaction Designer Salaries

User Research
up arrow 7%

User Experience (UX) Design
up arrow 4%

Interaction Design
0%

National Average
$72,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

User Interface Design
up arrow 3%

Usability Testing
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Web Design
up arrow 14%

Graphic Design
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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