Average Mid-Career User Experience Designer with User Research Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$82,500
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$2,325
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The average salary for a Mid-Career User Experience Designer with User Research skills in Chicago, Illinois is $82,500.
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$60k
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$83k
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$117k
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What Do User Experience Designers Do?

User Experience Designer Tasks
  • Present design concepts and deliverables that meet business and/or client requirements.
  • Create prototypes and perform user testing to guide each iteration of the design.
  • Collaborate with other designers, clients, executives, engineers, and product managers to find solutions that improve user experience.

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What Are Popular Skills for User Experience Designers?

Skills in User Interface Design and Information Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Interaction Design and User Experience (UX) Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Designers?

An early career User Experience Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,306 based on 34 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,991 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (18.1% more) and New York, New York (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Early Career
81.0%
Experienced
19.0%