Average User Experience Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$73,636
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,966
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $73,636.
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$53k
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$74k
90%
$92k
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$53k - $92k
Bonus
$618 - $8k
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$0 - $3k
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$49k - $98k
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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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Popular Skills for User Experience Designer

Skills in User Experience (UX) Design, User Research, Interaction Design and Information Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include User Interface 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 $71,148 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,406 based on 26 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,363 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.4% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (4.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 130 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
64.6%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
10.8%