Average Experienced User Experience Designer with User Experience (UX) Design Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$117,000
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$9,000
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The average salary for an Experienced User Experience Designer with User Experience (UX) Design skills in San Francisco, California is $117,000.
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$96k
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$151k
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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 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.

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 $86,748 based on 13 salaries. An early career User Experience Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,576 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,184 based on 25 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (2.6% more) and New York, New York (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (28.5% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (23.6% less) and Seattle, Washington (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 127 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
70.1%
Mid Career
19.7%