The average salary for a User Experience Researcher is $80,666 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in User Interface Design is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
User Experience Researcher Total Pay (?
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$52,634 - $117,273
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MEDIAN: $80,665
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User Experience Researcher Total Pay (?
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$30.20 - $59.60
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$52,634 - $117,273  
   
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$0.00 - $15,893  
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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$54,791 - $125,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$30.20 - $59.60  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0.00 - $15,893  
   
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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$54,791 - $125,204  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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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.
Popular Skills for User Experience Researcher
Pay Difference By Location
San Jose
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Seattle
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San Francisco
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National Average
$84,000
Chicago
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New York
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Experience Affects User Experience Researcher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%
Mid-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$84,000

Skills That Affect User Experience Researcher Salaries

User Interface Design
up arrow 14%
Usability Testing
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National Average
$84,000
User Research
up arrow 1%
Data Analysis
up arrow 16%
Research Analysis
up arrow 23%
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Gender
Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 14%
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