User Experience Designer Salary

The average pay for a User Experience Designer is $72,283 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Interaction Design, IT Applications 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.

$46,494 - $103,512

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$17.64 - $64.41

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,494 - $103,512  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,222  
Profit Sharing
$299.67 - $10,033  
Total Pay (?
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$46,188 - $112,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,559
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$17.64 - $64.41  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $77.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,222  
   
Profit Sharing
$299.67 - $10,033  
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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$46,188 - $112,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 288
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Job Description for User Experience Designer

The user experience designer creates designs for end users that are attractive and functional; they need to make unified designs that are accessible to the target population. In addition, these designers are in charge of the design process from the mockup stage to the final product, whether it is a poster or a software application. Industrial design concepts are needed to create prototypes and simple, clean designs.

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User Experience Designer Tasks

  • Present design concepts and deliverables that meet business requirements.
  • Work with teams such as marketing and sale to understand user needs and business requirements.
  • Conceptualize, design, and communice user-centered design solutions.

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What is it like working as an User Experience Designer?

User Experience Designer in Salt Lake City:
"It's A Good Gig."
Pros: Flexibility with working hours and location, the ability to take ownership of problems, opportunities for growth, great manager.
Cons: Upper management can be heavy handed, chaotic working environment, poor communication.

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Experience Affects User Experience Designer Salaries




National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries


Interaction Design
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User Research
up arrow 3%

Information Architecture
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Usability Testing
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User Interface Design
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End User Requirements Research
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

Design
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Web Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 371 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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