Experienced Senior User Experience Designer Salary

Experienced Senior User Experience Designers receive generous compensation — earning an average of $107K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. In the world of Experienced Senior User Experience Designers, overall income ranges from $81K near the bottom to $149K at the top; this can include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $26K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most Experienced Senior User Experience Designers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$79,158 - $136,567
(Median)
$79K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $107,471
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$48.48 - $101.74
(Median)
$48
$66
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MEDIAN: $65.00
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National Salary 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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$79,158 - $136,567  
   
Bonus
$486.45 - $19,907  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $25,760  
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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$80,511 - $148,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$48.48 - $101.74  
   
Overtime
$48.88 - $64.64  
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.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$486.45 - $19,907  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $25,760  
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).
)
$80,511 - $148,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Pay Difference by Location


Experienced Senior User Experience Designers in search of above-average pay will head to California: In particular, Experienced Senior User Experience Designers in Palo Alto, San Jose, and San Francisco are the best-paid American cities for Experienced Senior User Experience Designers, who enjoy higher pay rates than the national average. Experienced Senior User Experience Designers in Austin report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 25 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Salt Lake City and Philadelphia are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 23 percent lower and 20 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

Interaction Design
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User Research
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User Interface Design
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Usability Testing
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National Average
$113,000

Information Architecture
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User Interface
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End User Requirements Research
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JavaScript
up arrow 4%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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Graphic Design
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Web Design
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 8%
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