Average Early-Career User Experience Designer with Interaction Design Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$72,707
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$2,434
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career User Experience Designer with Interaction Design skills in Chicago, Illinois is $72,707.
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$59k
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$73k
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$85k
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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 Research and Information Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Usability Testing, User Interface Design and User Experience (UX) Design.

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

A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,432 based on 7 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,250 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (4.5% more) and New York, New York (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (17.5% less), San Diego, California (0.7% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Mid Career
46.7%
Experienced
53.3%