The average salary for a UX Designer in Australia is AU$72,752.
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Job Description for UX Designer
UX (user experience) designers are responsible for improving the user's experience of using a product, such as making it easier to use and more enjoyable. This typically applies to computer hardware or software. A portfolio of previous work may be necessary to be hired for this position, and UX designers work with developers, analysts, and other designers to determine changes and preferences in the market. UX designers may design and create wireframes for products, as well as develop and test p…Read more
UX Designer Tasks
- Collaborate with other designers, clients, executives, engineers, and product managers to find solutions that improve user experience.
- Create prototypes and perform user testing to guide each iteration of the design.
- Present design concepts and deliverables that meet business and/or client requirements.
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Popular Skills for UX Designer
User Experience (UX) Design
User Interface Design
Skills in User Research and Interaction Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, User Interface Design and User Experience (UX) Design.
Pay by Experience Level for UX Designer
An entry-level UX Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$58,804 based on 25 salaries. An early career UX Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$70,056 based on 294 salaries. A mid-career UX Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$85,681 based on 84 salaries. An experienced UX Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$102,789 based on 42 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with UX Designer in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 7.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle, New South Wales (7.4% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (17.8% less), Brisbane, Queensland (7.8% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.1% less).
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