The average salary for an Experienced User Experience Designer is $91,791.
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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. User experience designers collaborate with other designers and developers to ma…Read more
User Experience Designer Tasks
- Present design concepts and deliverables that meet business and/or client requirements.
- Create prototypes and perform user testing to guide each iteration of the design.
- Collaborate with other designers, clients, executives, engineers, and product managers to find solutions that improve user experience.
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Popular Skills for User Experience Designer
User Experience (UX) Design
User Interface Design
Skills in User Experience (UX) Design, User Interface Design, Interaction Design and User Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop.
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 $62,280 based on 168 salaries. An early career User Experience Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,821 based on 1,914 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,724 based on 604 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,549.
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Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (26.4% more) and San Francisco, California (26.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (8.6% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.5% less).
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