User Experience Designer Salary

The average salary for a User Experience Designer is $71,840 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$46,723 - $101,529
$47K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,840
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90%

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$15.96 - $62.38
$16
$35
$62
MEDIAN: $35.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,723 - $101,529  
   
Bonus
$485.81 - $11,748  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $7,757  
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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$46,338 - $108,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,064
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.96 - $62.38  
   
Overtime
$22.85 - $65.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$485.81 - $11,748  
   
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $7,757  
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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$46,338 - $108,642  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 254

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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 sales to understand user needs and business requirements.
  • Conceptualize, design, and communicate user-centered design solutions.

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Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Designer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,889

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User Experience Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an User Experience Designer?

User Experience Designer in Seattle:
Pros: I like working in a multidisciplinary environment where I have the opportunity to be involved with strategic planning. I have a very good relationship with my manager and she is a great mentor. I also have gotten a lot of exposure throughout the company because I have been involved with many teams.
Cons: I don't have very much work flexibility, I have a finite amount of paid time off and the option to work from home once a month. I have also been given a very heavy workload as a junior level associate early on in my time at the company so far. It has been very high stress and we are generally understaffed and there is a very slow a bureaucratic hiring process.

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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Key Stats for User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 251 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects User Experience Designer Salaries

▲57%

▲30%

▲14%

National Average
$73,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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