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User Experience Designer Salary

The average salary for a User Experience Designer is $73,163 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.
$47,643 - $107,333
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$48K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,162
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$17.78 - $70.67
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$71
MEDIAN: $34.00
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$47,643 - $107,333  
   
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$0.00 - $12,400  
Profit Sharing
$302.42 - $8,292  
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$46,584 - $115,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,929
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$17.78 - $70.67  
   
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$15.10 - $77.21  
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$0.00 - $12,400  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.42 - $8,292  
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$46,584 - $115,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 41%



National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries



Interaction Design
up arrow 3%

Web Development
up arrow 3%

Information Architecture
up arrow 2%

User Interface Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$75,000

User Research
up arrow 1%

Usability Testing
up arrow 1%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 2%

Design
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 374 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

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