Average Lead UX Designer Salary in San Francisco, California

$144,199
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$12,208
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The average salary for a Lead UX Designer in San Francisco, California is $144,199.
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$114k
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$144k
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$171k
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What Are Popular Skills for Lead UX Designers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Lead UX Designers?

An early career Lead UX Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $115,021 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Lead UX Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $136,168 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Lead UX Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $151,695 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (36.5% less), Denver, Colorado (30.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (29.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Early Career
12.2%
Mid Career
41.5%
Experienced
46.3%