Average Experienced User Experience Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$91,363
Avg. Salary
$4,096
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The average salary for an Experienced User Experience Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $91,363.
10%
$82k
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$91k
90%
$115k
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$82k - $115k
Bonus
$4k - $5k
Total Pay
$83k - $115k

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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 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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 118 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Early Career
73.7%
Mid Career
21.2%