User Interface Designer Salary (United States)

A User Interface Designer earns an average salary of $60,781 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.
User Interface Designer Total Pay (?
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$37,365 - $90,527
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MEDIAN: $60,781
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User Interface Designer Total Pay (?
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$14.99 - $51.39
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,365 - $90,527  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,906  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $10,256  
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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$36,898 - $94,834  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 573
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.99 - $51.39  
   
Overtime
$21.02 - $66.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,906  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $10,256  
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).
)
$36,898 - $94,834  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 573
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Job Description for User Interface Designer

User interface designers are members of a software development team. They are responsible for creating and arranging the elements of a software’s user interface (the part of the program that the end-user will see and interact with). A user interface designer is sometimes hired under other names as well, such as user experience (or UX for short) designer and user interaction designer.
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User Interface Designer Tasks
  • Conduct ongoing research of web-based user interface development best practices.
  • Build storyboards, proof-of-concept mockups, demos and prototypes of proposed features.
  • Follow user interface design standards for applications to maintain an integrated and consistent look and feel.

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Experience Affects User Interface Designer Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect User Interface Designer Salaries

Web Design
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HTML
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jQuery
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
0%
National Average
$62,000
User Interface
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Flash
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Adobe Photoshop
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User Interface Design
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Adobe Illustrator
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JavaScript
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 17%
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