Average Early-Career User Experience Designer with Information Architecture Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$74,023
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$1,750
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career User Experience Designer with Information Architecture skills in Chicago, Illinois is $74,023.
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$54k
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$74k
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$91k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Usability Testing, User Interface Design, Interaction Design, User Research and User Experience (UX) Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Designers?

A mid-career User Experience Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $87,438 based on 4 salaries. An experienced User Experience Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,608 based on 3 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (31.3% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (21.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7 survey responses.
Mid Career
57.1%
Experienced
42.9%