Experienced User Experience Designer Salary

Average Experienced User Experience Designers make around $89K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Experienced User Experience Designers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$65,332 - $129,215
$65K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,976
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90%

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$35.38 - $100
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$59
$100
MEDIAN: $59.13
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$0$145K
Salary $65,332 - $129,215
Bonus $1,163 - $17,311
Profit Sharing $592 - $38,783
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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$68,100 - $145,739
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 415
Hourly Data $0$100
Hourly Rate $35.38 - $100
Overtime $50.00
Annual Data $0$145K
Bonus $1,163 - $17,311
Profit Sharing $592 - $38,783
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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$68,100 - $145,739
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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.

User Experience Designer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $95,794

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

With a pay rate for Experienced User Experience Designers that is 39 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced User Experience Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+38 percent), San Diego (+35 percent), Boston (+22 percent), and New York (+19 percent). In Denver, salaries are 20 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers in Austin and Washington also lean toward paying below-median salaries (17 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%

Skills That Affect User Experience Designer Salaries

User Experience (UX) Design
▲3%




National Average
$96,000


Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

Web Design
▼5%


Design
▼6%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼6%

End User Requirements Research
▼6%

Graphic Design
▼6%

Adobe Illustrator
▼7%

HTML
▼9%

Web Development
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 14%