Experienced User Experience Designer Salary

Experienced User Experience Designers can expect to earn an average of $92K per year. In the world of Experienced User Experience Designers, total cash compensation can vary between $66K and $149K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $19K and $30K, respectively. Men account for the majority of Experienced User Experience Designers who responded to the questionnaire — 66 percent to be exact. The majority of Experienced User Experience Designers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$63,596 - $130,824
(Median)
$64K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,811
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50%
90%

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$20.70 - $96.96
(Median)
$21
$52
$97
MEDIAN: $51.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,596 - $130,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,271  
Profit Sharing
$1,252 - $30,201  
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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$65,941 - $148,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 363
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$20.70 - $96.96  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $188.73  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,271  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,252 - $30,201  
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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$65,941 - $148,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Pay Difference by Location


San Diego offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced User Experience Designers, 37 percent above the national average. Experienced User Experience Designers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+27 percent), New York (+19 percent), Seattle (+12 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Austin, 13 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Washington (11 percent lower) and Portland (7 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Experienced User Experience Designer Salaries

Interaction Design
up arrow 9%

Usability Testing
up arrow 4%

User Research
up arrow 2%

National Average
$97,000

User Interface Design
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

End User Requirements Research
up arrow 2%

Information Architecture
up arrow 4%

Design
up arrow 4%

Interaction Design, IT Applications
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 6%

Web Design
up arrow 7%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 8%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 13%
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