Average Entry-Level User Experience Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$61,042
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$1,600
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The average salary for an Entry-Level User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $61,042.
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$45k
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$61k
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$80k
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Job Description for User Experience Designer

User Experience 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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Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Designer

An early career User Experience Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,773 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,577 based on 25 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,999 based on 16 salaries.
Employees with User Experience 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 (13.9% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (13.4% less) and San Diego, California (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 129 survey responses.
Early Career
68.2%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
12.4%