A User Experience Designer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $77,166 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in User Experience (UX) Design is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$58,723 - $105,529
MEDIAN: $77,165

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$58,723 - $105,529  
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$59,640 - $177,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects User Experience Designer Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

User Experience (UX) Design
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Adobe Photoshop
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Web Design
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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User Interface Design
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Adobe Illustrator
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National Average

Interaction Design
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User Research
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Information Architecture
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Usability Testing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


43 %
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 15%