The average pay for a User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $71,666 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$47,425 - $91,103
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$91K
MEDIAN: $71,665
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,425 - $91,103  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $9,635  
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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$48,696 - $96,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$41.50  
   
Overtime
$26.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Bonus
$198.66 - $9,635  
   
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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$48,696 - $96,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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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Experience Affects User Experience Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%


National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

Usability Testing
up arrow 9%

Information Architecture
up arrow 7%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 6%

Interaction Design
up arrow 2%

User Research
up arrow 2%

User Interface Design
up arrow 1%

User Experience (UX) Design
0%

National Average
$73,000

Web Design
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Graphic Design
up arrow 14%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 16%

Design
up arrow 16%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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