The average salary for an Experienced User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $91,363.
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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
Skills in User Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Architecture, User Experience (UX) Design and Interaction 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 $70,773 based on 87 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.
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Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (27.0% more) and San Francisco, California (26.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (10.0% less), Austin, Texas (8.2% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.5% less).
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