Senior UX Designer Salary

The average pay for a Senior UX Designer is $101,322 per year. A skill in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$73,626 - $134,689
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MEDIAN: $100,416
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$36.65 - $82.43
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,626 - $134,689  
   
Bonus
$2,984 - $16,619  
Profit Sharing
$1,611 - $31,785  
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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$74,937 - $141,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 420
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$36.65 - $82.43  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,984 - $16,619  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,611 - $31,785  
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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$74,937 - $141,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Senior UX Designer

Senior UX designers are responsible for developing and implementing user experience designs based on specific guidelines for their organizations. They may create concepts, drawings, and blueprints before producing actual design patterns, and they also create icons, buttons, labels, logos, title bars, and backgrounds from scratch and adhere to specific styles, colors, and textures.

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Senior UX Designer Tasks

  • Create user-focused designs informed by market analysis, customer feedback and requirements, and user research analytics.
  • Design mock-ups and click-through prototypes as necessary for each product.
  • Develop example high-level requirements, conceptual diagrams, and visual interface designs.
  • Create key design deliverables specific to each product, such as scenarios and use-cases.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior UX Designer

Pay by Experience for a Senior UX Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior UX Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior UX Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 218 salaries. An experienced Senior UX Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 144 salaries. A Senior UX Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $103,706

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Key Stats for Senior UX Designer

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Senior UX Designer Salaries

▲13%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$104,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior UX Designer Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▲17%


User Experience (UX) Design
▲1%

User Interface Design
▲1%

Interaction Design
▲1%

National Average
$104,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 10%
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