A Senior User Experience Designer earns an average salary of C$80,393 per year. A skill in Usability Testing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$60,798 - C$102,368
C$61K
C$80K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$80,394
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90%
C$0C$106K
Salary C$60,798 - C$102,368
Bonus C$258 - C$10,061
Profit Sharing C$2,250
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C$62,596 - C$106,498
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 137

Job Description for Senior User Experience Designer

A senior user experience designer is a team leader who works with designers, product engineers, and product managers to create a friendly and intuitive user experience architecture. The senior user experience designer starts with a solid understanding of human cognitive science; by understanding how human beings think and operate, the designer can determine the broad framework for how the user experience should be for the company's product. These senior professionals work with the design team to create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to demonstrate interaction and design concepts. Senior designers then help implement the interaction and design concepts into the company product by working alongside the product engineers. Finally, the senior user experience designer works with product managers to continually pursue customer satisfaction with usability studies and testing.

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Senior User Experience Designer Tasks

  • Create user-focused designs informed by market analysis, customer feedback and requirements, and user research analytics.
  • Design mock-ups and click-through prototypes as necessary for each product.
  • Develop example high-level requirements, conceptual diagrams, and visual interface designs.
  • Create key design deliverables specific to each product, such as scenarios and use-cases.

Senior User Experience Designer Pay By Employer

$0$157K

Amazon.com Inc
17 profiles
$120,056

Microsoft Corp
9 profiles
$130,496

Senior User Experience Designer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior User Experience Designer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior User Experience Designer

Pay by Experience for a Senior User Experience Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior User Experience Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$78,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior User Experience Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$84,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Senior User Experience Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$90,000 based on 29 salaries. A Senior User Experience Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$101,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$82,525

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Key Stats for Senior User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲10%

▲2%

National Average
C$83,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

Usability Testing
▲15%

User Research
▲9%

Information Architecture
▲7%


National Average
C$83,000


Graphic Design
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 3%