User Experience Designer with Adobe Illustrator Skills Salary

An average User Experience Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills can expect to take home roughly $70K per year. In the world of User Experience Designers with Adobe Illustrator skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $44K and $103K. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Most User Experience Designers with Adobe Illustrator skills report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,799 - $97,963
$45K
$69K
$98K
MEDIAN: $69,298
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$19.09 - $59.87
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MEDIAN: $34.97
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$0$102K
Salary $44,799 - $97,963
Bonus $201 - $10,178
Profit Sharing $825 - $7,946
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,589 - $102,798
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 741
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $19.09 - $59.87
Overtime $29.36 - $62.05
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $201 - $10,178
Profit Sharing $825 - $7,946
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,589 - $102,798
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

Job Description for User Experience Designer

The user experience designer creates designs for end users that are attractive and functional; they need to make unified designs that are accessible to the target population. In addition, these designers are in charge of the design process from the mockup stage to the final product, whether it is a poster or a software application. Industrial design concepts are needed to create prototypes and simple, clean designs.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Designer

Pay by Experience for a User Experience Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level User Experience Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 419 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A User Experience Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 111 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 54 salaries. A User Experience Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,111

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for User Experience Designers with Adobe Illustrator skills, 23 percent above the national average. User Experience Designers with Adobe Illustrator skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+10 percent), San Jose (+9 percent), New York (+8 percent), and San Diego (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Houston, which sits 31 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Atlanta (30 percent lower and 19 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects User Experience Designer Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲17%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$71,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 15%