User Interface Engineer Salary

A User Interface Engineer earns an average salary of $81,333 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 income for this job.

$56,298 - $115,538
MEDIAN: $81,332

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$57,791 - $119,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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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.


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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Experience Affects User Interface Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect User Interface Engineer Salaries

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Web Development

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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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User Interface Design
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Adobe Photoshop
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.


22 %
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 5%