Average Senior UX Designer Salary

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The average salary for a Senior UX Designer is $101,249.
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$76k - $138k
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$832 - $27k
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$78k - $151k

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Job Description for Senior UX Designer

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.

Job Satisfaction for Senior UX Designer

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The top respondents for the job title Senior UX Designer are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Capital One Financial Corp and Projekt202. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $134,321. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include T-Mobile, Inc. and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around $125,000 and $115,500, respectively. Capital One Financial Corp pays the lowest at around $83,000. Comscore, Inc. and Projekt202 also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $95,900 and $97,959, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior UX Designer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior UX Designer

An early career Senior UX Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $91,953 based on 232 salaries. A mid-career Senior UX Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,723 based on 673 salaries. An experienced Senior UX Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,121 based on 498 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,577.
Employees with Senior UX Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.9% more) and New York, New York (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.7% less) and Austin, Texas (5.7% less).

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