$126,882
Avg. Salary
$68.78
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$10,056

Bonus

$10,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior User Experience Designer in San Francisco, California is $68.78 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior User Experience Designer in San Francisco, California is $126,882 per year.

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$63.87
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$68.78
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$85.00
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MEDIAN $68.78
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$95k
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$160k
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MEDIAN $126,882
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MEDIAN: $126,882
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$0$174K
Salary $94,505 - $159,889
Bonus $1,939 - $23,834
Profit Sharing $1,007 - $49,665
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$96,774 - $174,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 153
Hourly Data $0$120
Hourly Rate $68.78
Overtime $120
Annual Data $0$174K
Bonus $1,939 - $23,834
Profit Sharing $1,007 - $49,665
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$96,774 - $174,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Senior User Experience Designer

A senior user experience designer is a team leader who works with designers, product engineers, and product managers to create a friendly and intuitive user experience architecture. The senior user experience designer starts with a solid understanding of human cognitive science; by understanding how human beings think and operate, the designer can determine the broad framework for how the user experience should be for the company's product. These senior professionals work with the design team to create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to demonstrate interaction and design concepts. Senior designers then help implement the interaction and design concepts into the company product by working alongside the product engineers. Finally, the senior user experience designer works with product managers to continually pursue customer satisfaction with usability studies and testing.

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Senior User Experience 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.

About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Senior User Experience Designer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Senior User Experience Designer

Pay by Experience for a Senior User Experience Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior User Experience Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior User Experience Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Senior User Experience Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 34 salaries. A Senior User Experience Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $144,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

▲7%

National Average
$133,000

▼3%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

JavaScript
▲10%

User Interface
▲5%



Adobe Photoshop
▼0%

Adobe Illustrator
▼0%

National Average
$133,000

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼2%





End User Requirements Research
▼5%

HTML
▼8%


Web Design
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
no benefits
None: 6%