Senior UX Designer Salary
The average pay for a Senior UX Designer is $101,322 per year. A skill in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
|Salary||$72,581 - $135,360|
|Bonus||$2,950 - $19,290|
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|$74,310 - $142,434|
|Hourly Rate||$38.03 - $79.61|
|Bonus||$2,950 - $19,290|
|Total Pay (||$74,310 - $142,434|
Job Description for Senior UX Designer
Senior UX designers are responsible for developing and implementing user experience designs based on specific guidelines for their organizations. They may create concepts, drawings, and blueprints before producing actual design patterns, and they also create icons, buttons, labels, logos, title bars, and backgrounds from scratch and adhere to specific styles, colors, and textures.Read More...
Senior UX designers typically work in an office environment during regular business hours and should work well in team settings with other designers to share ideas and concepts and ensure that all final work meets requirements. They may use different techniques and software to design parts and help new design staff to complete objectives, and should have communication skills to work well with managers and report progress on a regular basis.
These designers use a personal computer to create and modify designs and should be proficient with design applications and hardware. They may also survey users and work to satisfy their concerns with the user experience, as well as prototype and sketch ideas for test panels before deployment. They must use feedback to provide the most efficient experiences for users and work with other teams of employees, such as in marketing and operations, to develop cohesive ideas for products. They also contribute during work meetings to suggest ways to improve UX strategies.
A bachelor's degree in software development or another computer-related field is generally required for this position, and prior designing experience is also necessary. Industry certifications may be beneficial. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Senior UX Designer Tasks
- Create user-focused designs informed by market analysis, customer feedback and requirements, and user research analytics.
- Design mock-ups and click-through prototypes as necessary for each product.
- Develop example high-level requirements, conceptual diagrams, and visual interface designs.
- Create key design deliverables specific to each product, such as scenarios and use-cases.
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Pay by Experience for a Senior UX Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior UX Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior UX Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 218 salaries. An experienced Senior UX Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 144 salaries. A Senior UX Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 20 salaries.
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