User Experience Researcher Salary (United States)

A User Experience Researcher earns an average salary of $81,944 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
User Experience Researcher Total Pay (?
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$50,003 - $120,660
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $81,944
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User Experience Researcher Total Pay (?
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$26.18 - $61.82
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,003 - $120,660  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,071  
Profit Sharing
$1,850 - $12,241  
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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$51,140 - $130,624  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$26.18 - $61.82  
   
Overtime
$40.62 - $67.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,071  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,850 - $12,241  
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).
)
$51,140 - $130,624  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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Job Description for User Experience Researcher

  • Create user scenarios and stories to coordinate with other teams.
  • Design and lead user focus groups and data collection.
  • Interact with clients to determine requirements and set expectations.
  • Analyze and report on user data to inform design and deployment.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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San Francisco
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Atlanta
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Seattle
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National Average
$84,000
Boston
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New York
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Experience Affects User Experience Researcher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 44%
Mid-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$84,000

Skills That Affect User Experience Researcher Salaries

Usability Testing
0%
National Average
$84,000
User Research
up arrow 2%
User Interface Design
up arrow 5%
Data Analysis
up arrow 9%
Research Analysis
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 13%
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