The average pay for an Entry-Level User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $66,466 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Usability Testing and Information Architecture.

$46,052 - $86,480
$46K
$66K
$86K
MEDIAN: $66,466
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$17.50 - $47.50
$38
MEDIAN: $38.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,052 - $86,480  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$47,755 - $90,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$38.00  
   
Overtime
$26.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Bonus
$200.00 - $10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$47,755 - $90,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
076
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

Usability Testing
up arrow 14%

Information Architecture
up arrow 13%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 10%

User Interface Design
up arrow 7%

User Experience (UX) Design
up arrow 7%

Interaction Design
up arrow 4%

User Research
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 7%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 8%

Design
up arrow 10%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 11%

End User Requirements Research
up arrow 11%

Graphic Design
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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