Entry-Level Interaction Designer Salary

An average Entry-Level Interaction Designer can expect to take home roughly $73K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Interaction Designers bottoms out near $48K and approaches $109K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $21K from profit sharing. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most Entry-Level Interaction Designers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,953 - $106,433
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$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,551
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$15.54 - $46.41
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$0$109K
Salary $49,953 - $106,433
Bonus $501 - $12,407
Profit Sharing $251.68 - $26,819
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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$49,873 - $109,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 223
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $15.54 - $46.41
Overtime $60.00
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $501 - $12,407
Profit Sharing $251.68 - $26,819
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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$49,873 - $109,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Interaction Designer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,824

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Interaction Designers that is 41 percent greater than the national average, Mountain View offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Interaction Designers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+26 percent), Boston (+15 percent), New York (+11 percent), and Seattle (+5 percent). Chicago is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average.

Interaction Designer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Interaction Designer in Seattle:
Work for a consultancy or agency for 2-3 before considering an in-house role.

Key Stats for Interaction Designer

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Interaction Designer Salaries

Web Development
▲11%



HTML
▲2%

User Experience (UX) Design
▼0%

National Average
$75,000

Interaction Design
▼1%

User Interface Design
▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼10%

Adobe Illustrator
▼13%

Graphic Design
▼14%

Web Design
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 11%