Average UX Designer Salary

$74,026
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,036
Bonus
$5,500
Commission
$3,519
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The average salary for a UX Designer is $74,026.
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$50k
MEDIAN
$74k
90%
$107k
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$50k - $107k
Bonus
$1k - $13k
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$811 - $13k
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$0 - $6k
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$49k - $115k
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What Do UX Designers Do?

UX Designer Tasks
  • Collaborate with other designers, clients, executives, engineers, and product managers to find solutions that improve user experience.
  • Create prototypes and perform user testing to guide each iteration of the design.
  • Present design concepts and deliverables that meet business and/or client requirements.

Job Satisfaction for UX Designer

4 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title UX Designer are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $123,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, earning around $116,118 and $113,482, respectively. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. pays the lowest at around $53,829. Capital One Financial Corp and Accenture also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $79,718 and $81,901, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for UX Designers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for UX Designers?

An entry-level UX Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,558 based on 310 salaries. An early career UX Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,108 based on 3,775 salaries. A mid-career UX Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,263 based on 1,216 salaries. An experienced UX Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,727 based on 483 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,896.
Employees with UX Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.5% more) and New York, New York (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,880 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
64.2%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
8.2%
Late Career
1.6%