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User Interface Engineer Salary (United States)

A User Interface Engineer earns an average salary of $79,519 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
User Interface Engineer Salary (?
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$49,973 - $116,023
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $79,519
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User Interface Engineer Salary (?
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$14.79 - $70.96
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,973 - $116,023  
   
Bonus
$507 - $10,187  
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $9,916  
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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$49,077 - $120,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $70.96  
   
Overtime
$39.04 - $58.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$507 - $10,187  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $9,916  
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).
)
$49,077 - $120,201  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for User Interface Engineer

Whenever a company creates a software program, an app, or a website that they mean for general use by consumers, it is of great importance that the intended audience is able to use it. A user interface (UI) engineer is the person who develops the front end of these programs and apps and ensures that they're easy and intuitive for users to operate. The UI engineer helps create and program interfaces that are clear and logical and provide multiple access points to the features of the program or website.
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User Interface Engineer Tasks
  • Create and be accountable for the user interaction model, workflows, information architecture, prototypes, and guidelines for user interfaces.
  • Develops design concepts and user interface designs.
  • Conduct user and design research including: usability studies, ethnographic field research, user surveys, prototype testing, competitive product analysis, and latest industry & design trend research.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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New York
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Boston
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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National Average
$81,000
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Experience Affects User Interface Engineer Salaries

National Average
$81,000

Skills That Affect User Interface Engineer Salaries

HTML5
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Web Development
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Adobe Photoshop
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JavaScript
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HTML
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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User Interface Design
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National Average
$81,000
Java
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jQuery
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 12%