Average Early-Career User Experience Designer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$77,903
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$5,855
Bonus
$8,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career User Experience Designer in Seattle, Washington is $77,903.
10%
$60k
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$78k
90%
$114k
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$60k - $114k
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$2k - $18k
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$61k - $122k
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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Architecture, User Research, Interaction Design 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 $69,837 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,217 based on 39 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,991 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.9% less), Boston, Massachusetts (7.8% less) and New York, New York (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.8%
Mid Career
67.2%
Experienced
19.0%