$88,497
Avg. Salary
$60.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,750

Bonus

$3,800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
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The average pay for a Senior User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $60.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $88,497 per year.

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$41.73
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MEDIAN $88,497
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$0$127K
Salary $75,565 - $114,187
Bonus $1,000 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $3,800
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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$76,429 - $127,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $60.00
Overtime $40.00
Annual Data $0$127K
Bonus $1,000 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $3,800
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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$76,429 - $127,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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 Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Senior User Experience Designer Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%

Experience Affects Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

▲8%

National Average
$93,000

▼1%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▲13%

End User Requirements Research
▲11%

User Experience (UX) Design
▲5%



National Average
$93,000


Graphic Design
▼1%


Usability Testing
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%