User Experience Designer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a User Experience Designer is $73,215 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Interaction Design, IT Applications is associated with high pay for this job.
User Experience Designer Total Pay (?
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$46,687 - $107,741
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MEDIAN: $73,215
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User Experience Designer Total Pay (?
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$17.49 - $73.55
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,687 - $107,741  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,442  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $7,946  
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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$45,781 - $116,535  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,834
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$17.49 - $73.55  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $77.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,442  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $7,946  
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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$45,781 - $116,535  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,834
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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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Experience Affects User Experience Designer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

Interaction Design
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Information Architecture
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User Interface Design
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National Average
$75,000
User Research
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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Usability Testing
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Web Design
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Design
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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