Average Experienced User Experience Designer with User Research Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$100,796
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$11,000
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The average salary for an Experienced User Experience Designer with User Research skills in San Francisco, California is $100,796.
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$95k
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$101k
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$167k
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$102k - $186k
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What Do User Experience Designers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for User Experience Designers?

Skills in User Interface Design, Design, Interaction Design, Graphic Design and Usability Testing are correlated to pay that is above average.

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

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 $90,951 based on 7 salaries. An early career User Experience Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,624 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,972 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 16.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (14.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 63 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.1%
Early Career
69.8%
Mid Career
19.0%