The average salary for an Interaction Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $69,260.
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$300 - $9k
$54k - $97k
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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.
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Popular Skills for Interaction Designer
User Experience (UX) Design
User Interface Design
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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
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