The average pay for an Entry-Level User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $63,568 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Usability Testing, Information Architecture, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

$46,145 - $86,257
(Median)
$46K
$64K
$86K
MEDIAN: $63,568
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,145 - $86,257  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $9,882  
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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$47,856 - $90,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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
$202.73 - $9,882  
   
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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$47,856 - $90,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

Usability Testing
up arrow 18%

Information Architecture
up arrow 15%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 12%

User Interface Design
up arrow 10%

User Experience (UX) Design
up arrow 8%

Interaction Design
0%

National Average
$65,000

User Research
up arrow 2%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 6%

Design
up arrow 7%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

End User Requirements Research
up arrow 8%

Graphic Design
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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