Average Experienced User Experience Designer Salary in San Francisco, California

$115,919
Avg. Salary
$10,174
Bonus
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The average salary for an Experienced User Experience Designer in San Francisco, California is $115,919.
10%
$82k
MEDIAN
$116k
90%
$176k
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$82k - $176k
Bonus
$8k - $12k
Total Pay
$90k - $222k

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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 Interface Design, Design and Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Interaction Design and User Research.

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 $81,952 based on 15 salaries. An early career User Experience Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,335 based on 125 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,412 based on 40 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 1.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (29.0% less), Austin, Texas (27.6% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (23.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 180 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
69.4%
Mid Career
22.2%