User Experience Designer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a User Experience Designer is $73,805 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Interaction Design, IT Applications and JavaScript.
User Experience Designer Salary (?
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$47,235 - $108,032
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MEDIAN: $73,805
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User Experience Designer Salary (?
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$17.86 - $69.81
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,235 - $108,032  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,223  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $8,000  
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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$46,217 - $115,736  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,741
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$17.86 - $69.81  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $77.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,223  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $8,000  
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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$46,217 - $115,736  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 226
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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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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects User Experience Designer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$76,000

Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

Web Development
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Interaction Design
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User Interface Design
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Information Architecture
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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$76,000
User Research
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Usability Testing
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
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: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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