Average Early-Career User Experience Designer Salary in San Francisco, California

$95,732
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$7,000
Bonus
$17,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career User Experience Designer in San Francisco, California is $95,732.
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$72k
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$96k
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$122k
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$72k - $122k
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$1k - $12k
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$5k - $43k
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$72k - $125k
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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 Experience (UX) Design, Interaction Design and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include User Research and User Interface Design.

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 $83,212 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,940 based on 38 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,267 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (25.0% less), Boston, Massachusetts (25.0% less) and New York, New York (24.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 70 survey responses.
Entry Level
28.6%
Mid Career
54.3%
Experienced
17.1%