Interaction Designer Salary

An Interaction Designer earns an average salary of $77,219 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$52,399 - $119,615
$52K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,986
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50%
90%

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$15.92 - $64.56
$16
$40
$65
MEDIAN: $39.91
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50%
90%

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$0$131K
Salary $52,399 - $119,615
Bonus $507 - $16,221
Profit Sharing $248.32 - $27,817
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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$52,253 - $131,012
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 325
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $15.92 - $64.56
Overtime $60.62
Annual Data $0$131K
Bonus $507 - $16,221
Profit Sharing $248.32 - $27,817
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).
)
$52,253 - $131,012
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Interaction Designer

Interaction designers develop web-based platforms through which companies can interact with and engage consumers; this includes the construction of websites and mobile applications. Although programming is a major part of the position, the interaction designer works primarily with platforms' architecture at a foundational level. They must be able to design complex user interfaces and interactions for web, mobile, and cross-platform experiences, providing a product that is valuable, usable and desirable.

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Interaction Designer Tasks

  • Conduct research to understand user needs and document requirements.
  • Understand complex problems and quickly and visually explain potential solutions.
  • Scope, plan, and manage projects from initial consultation to final launch.
  • Create wireframes, workflows, schematics, and prototypes to test usability and site branding goals.

Common Career Paths for Interaction Designer


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Interaction Designer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Interaction Designer

Popular Skills for Interaction Designer

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,218

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Interaction Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Interaction Designer?

Interaction Designer in New York:
"Design."
Pros: I like the atmosphere, the people, and the general vibe.
Cons: The clients, the constant letdowns.

Interaction Designer in Schaumburg:
"Every Day is Different."
Pros: I like the fast-paced work environment and ability to work on different types of projects each day. It really keeps things from getting mundane and boring.
Cons: Slow periods. There seems to be weeks on end where 1/2 of the team isn't working on much. On the plus side, it allows for time to catch up on design articles/books/blogs.

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Key Stats for Interaction Designer

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Interaction Designer Salaries

▲33%

▲15%

National Average
$81,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Interaction Designer Salaries

Web Development
▲2%



National Average
$81,000


Interaction Design
▼2%

▼4%



▼6%



Adobe InDesign
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%