The average pay for a User Experience Director is $124,929 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
User Experience Director Total Pay (?
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$87,041 - $161,580
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$87,041 - $161,580  
   
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$1,020 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $12,255  
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$90,588 - $182,047  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 278
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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 Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Boston
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National Average
$133,000
Atlanta
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Washington
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Experience Affects User Experience Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$133,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect User Experience Director Salaries

Information Architecture
up arrow 4%
Usability Testing
up arrow 3%
User Research
up arrow 3%
User Interface Design
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National Average
$133,000
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Gender
Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
18%
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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