The average salary for a Mid-Career Interaction Designer is $91,392.
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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 de…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Interaction Designer
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Popular Skills for Interaction Designer
User Experience (UX) Design
User Interface Design
Skills in Interaction Design and User Experience (UX) Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design and User Interface Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Interaction Designer
An entry-level Interaction Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,719 based on 108 salaries. An early career Interaction Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,524 based on 354 salaries. An experienced Interaction Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,641 based on 70 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Interaction Designer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 38.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mountain View, California (34.8% more) and San Francisco, California (22.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (15.2% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.5% less) and New York, New York (1.0% less).
Years of Experience
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