A Usability Specialist earns an average salary of $75,146 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Usability Specialist Total Pay (?
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$47,705 - $102,889
(Median)
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75K
89K
100K
MEDIAN: $75,146
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Usability Specialist Total Pay (?
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$20.00 - $80.00
(Median)
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80
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,705 - $102,889  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $14,143  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $4,943  
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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$48,343 - $112,629  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $80.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$101.37 - $14,143  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $4,943  
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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$48,343 - $112,629  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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Job Description for Usability Specialist
  • Demonstrate facility with appropriate computer languages and design applications.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to derive design specifications.
  • Design web sites and electronic documents to enhance user experience and content understanding.
  • Document and update usability guidelines.
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Experience Affects Usability Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Usability Specialist Salaries

User Interface Design
up arrow 9%
User Research
up arrow 8%
National Average
$77,000
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Gender
Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%
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