The average salary for a Mid-Career User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $80,713.
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Job Description for User Experience Designer
The user experience designer creates designs for end users that are attractive and functional; they need to make unified designs that are accessible to the target population. In addition, these designers are in charge of the design process from the mockup stage to the final product, whether it is a poster or a software application. Industrial design concepts are needed to create prototypes and simple, clean designs. User experience designers collaborate with other designers and developers to ma…Read more
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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Popular Skills for User Experience Designer
User Experience (UX) Design
User Interface Design
Skills in User Interface Design, Interaction Design and Information Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include User Research and User Experience (UX) Design.
Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Designer
An entry-level User Experience Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,042 based on 6 salaries. An early career User Experience Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,788 based on 83 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,382 based on 14 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (26.6% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (22.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (7.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.5% less).
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