Average Experienced UX Researcher Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced UX Researcher is $117,918.
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$80k - $200k

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Popular Skills for UX Researcher

Skills in Usability Testing and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include End User Requirements Research, User Experience (UX) Design and User Research.

Pay by Experience Level for UX Researcher

An entry-level UX Researcher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,625 based on 66 salaries. An early career UX Researcher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,071 based on 678 salaries. A mid-career UX Researcher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,300 based on 211 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,332.
Employees with UX Researcher in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 37.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (34.3% less).

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