Average Entry-Level User Experience Designer Salary

$62,280
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,904
Bonus
$4,069
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level User Experience Designer is $62,280.
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$86k
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Salary
$44k - $86k
Bonus
$518 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$515 - $9k
Total Pay
$42k - $87k

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Job Description for User Experience Designer

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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Popular Skills for User Experience Designer

Skills in User Experience (UX) Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, User Interface Design and User Research.

Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Designer

An early career User Experience Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,821 based on 1,914 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,724 based on 604 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,791 based on 274 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,549.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (15.1% less) and San Diego, California (8.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,839 survey responses.
Early Career
67.4%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
9.7%
Late Career
1.7%