Average Interaction Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$69,260
Avg. Salary
$3,000
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The average salary for an Interaction Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $69,260.
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$54k
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$69k
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$96k
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MEDIAN $69,260
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Salary
$54k - $96k
Bonus
$300 - $9k
Total Pay
$54k - $97k

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Job Description for Interaction Designer

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.

Career Paths

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Interaction Designer
UX Designer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Interaction Designer

Skills in Interaction Design and User Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Web Design, User Interface Design and User Experience (UX) Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Interaction Designer

An early career Interaction Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,298 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Interaction Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,500 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Interaction Designer in their job title in Mountain View, California earn an average of 63.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (45.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (17.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Early Career
70.6%
Mid Career
29.4%

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