Experienced User Experience Designer Salary

For Experienced User Experience Designers, yearly average wages total $91K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men working as Experienced User Experience Designers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$65,139 - $128,872
$65K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,030
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$34.88 - $100.67
$35
$58
$100
MEDIAN: $58.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,139 - $128,872  
   
Bonus
$1,019 - $15,474  
Profit Sharing
$4,069  
Total Pay (?
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$67,202 - $146,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$34.88 - $100.67  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,019 - $15,474  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,069  
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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$67,202 - $146,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $94,403

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With a pay rate for Experienced User Experience Designers that is 37 percent greater than the national average, Seattle 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 (+35 percent), San Diego (+32 percent), Boston (+20 percent), and Los Angeles (+12 percent). Experienced User Experience Designers in Denver report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 21 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Austin (19 percent lower) and Washington (13 percent lower).

Key Stats for User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

User Experience (UX) Design
▲8%

User Research
▲7%

Usability Testing
▲7%

Interaction Design
▲6%


Interaction Design, IT Applications
▼0%

National Average
$94,000

End User Requirements Research
▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼2%

Information Architecture
▼2%

Web Design
▼3%

Design
▼4%

Adobe Illustrator
▼4%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼5%

HTML
▼6%

Graphic Design
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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