Experienced Senior User Experience Designer Salary

Experienced Senior User Experience Designers receive generous compensation — earning an average of $104K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. In the world of Experienced Senior User Experience Designers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $52K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $84K and $154K. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Experienced Senior User Experience Designers making up 58 percent of survey respondents. Most Experienced Senior User Experience Designers report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$82,000 - $143,416
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MEDIAN: $104,258
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$42.97 - $100.67
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MEDIAN: $67.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$82,000 - $143,416  
   
Bonus
$2,916 - $19,668  
Profit Sharing
$1,927 - $51,521  
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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$83,684 - $153,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$42.97 - $100.67  
   
Overtime
$82.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,916 - $19,668  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,927 - $51,521  
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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$83,684 - $153,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $109,716

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For Experienced Senior User Experience Designers, working in the bustling city of Mountain View has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Senior User Experience Designers will also find cushy salaries in Pleasanton (+30 percent), San Francisco (+30 percent), San Jose (+27 percent), and New York (+21 percent). Trailing the national average by 17 percent, Austin is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Chicago and Seattle earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Senior User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
10-19 years
92%
20 years or more
8%
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Skills That Affect Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

Axure RP
▲6%




User Interface Design
▼0%

Usability Testing
▼0%

National Average
$110,000


User Interface
▼2%

Web Design
▼4%

End User Requirements Research
▼4%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼5%

Adobe Photoshop
▼6%

Adobe Illustrator
▼7%

HTML
▼9%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 9%
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