Experienced User Experience Designer Salary

Experienced User Experience Designers pull down an average of $92K annually. Total cash compensation for Experienced User Experience Designers runs from $66K to $153K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $39K. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Experienced User Experience Designers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$63,339 - $131,556
(Median)
$63K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,230
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$27.81 - $101.01
(Median)
$28
$58
$100
MEDIAN: $58.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$63,339 - $131,556  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,820  
Profit Sharing
$1,963 - $39,453  
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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$65,936 - $153,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 399
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$27.81 - $101.01  
   
Overtime
$38.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,820  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,963 - $39,453  
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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$65,936 - $153,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $97,068

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With a pay rate for Experienced User Experience Designers that is 38 percent greater than the national average, San Diego offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced User Experience Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+33 percent), New York (+25 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), and Chicago (+7 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Austin, 17 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Philadelphia and Houston (12 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

Interaction Design
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Usability Testing
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User Interface Design
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User Research
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National Average
$97,000

Information Architecture
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Design
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Graphic Design
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Interaction Design, IT Applications
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Adobe Illustrator
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HTML
up arrow 4%

End User Requirements Research
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Software Knowledge
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Adobe Photoshop
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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Web Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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