Average Entry-Level UX Designer Salary

$61,365
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,000
Bonus
$2,923
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level UX Designer is $61,365.
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$43k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $61,365
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Salary
$43k - $84k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $20k
Total Pay
$40k - $85k

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Job Description for UX Designer

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.

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Popular Skills for UX Designer

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.

Pay by Experience Level for UX Designer

An early career UX Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,256 based on 3,029 salaries. A mid-career UX Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,047 based on 1,102 salaries. An experienced UX Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,839 based on 477 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,552.
Employees with UX Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (8.8% less), Los Angeles, California (8.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,687 survey responses.
Early Career
64.6%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
10.2%
Late Career
1.7%