The average salary for a UX Designer in Canada is C$59,322.
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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 Employer Salaries for UX Designer
The top respondents for the job title UX Designer are from the companies VendAsta, Cetaris and Ice Edge Business Solutions. Reported salaries are highest at IBM Canada Ltd. where the average pay is C$84,067. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include VendAsta, earning around C$60,000. Ice Edge Business Solutions pays the lowest at around C$40,000. Cetaris also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$46,452.
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Popular Skills for UX Designer
User Experience (UX) Design
User Interface Design
Skills in User Experience (UX) Design, User Interface Design, User Research and Interaction Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic 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 C$48,686 based on 49 salaries. An early career UX Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$57,615 based on 534 salaries. A mid-career UX Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$68,599 based on 185 salaries. An experienced UX Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$80,924 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$85,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with UX Designer in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 20.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (9.6% more) and Toronto, Ontario (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (13.8% less), Calgary, Alberta (10.6% less) and Montréal, Québec (4.5% less).
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