Average Early-Career User Experience Designer Salary in San Diego, California

$71,078
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$5,057
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The average salary for an Early-Career User Experience Designer in San Diego, California is $71,078.
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$99k
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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 Interface Design, Interaction Design and Adobe Illustrator are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include User Research and User Experience (UX) 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 $57,054 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,521 based on 5 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Entry Level
50.0%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
29.2%