User Experience Director Salary (United States)

The average pay for a User Experience Director is $126,383 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
User Experience Director Total Pay (?
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$88,228 - $162,737
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National Salary Data

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$88,228 - $162,737  
   
Bonus
$1,023 - $29,938  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $25,760  
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$91,159 - $181,536  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 300
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Job Description for User Experience Director

  • Create mock-ups and track metrics related to identifiable factors that change user experience.
  • Create and implement strategies that improve user experience through design.
  • Train, mentor, and supervise a team of designers and user experts.
  • Design, conduct, and evaluate studies to understand and improve user experience, documenting requirements.
  • Work directly with clients to identify requirements and ensure a positive experience.

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Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Boston
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National Average
$133,000
Chicago
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Washington
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Experience Affects User Experience Director Salaries

National Average
$133,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect User Experience Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 24%
Information Architecture
up arrow 4%
User Research
up arrow 4%
Interaction Design
up arrow 4%
Usability Testing
up arrow 3%
User Interface Design
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National Average
$133,000

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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
69%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 4%
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