Average User Experience Director with User Interface Design Skills Salary

$133,347
Avg. Salary
$12,852
Bonus
$5,087
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The average salary for a User Experience Director with User Interface Design skills is $133,347.
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$94k
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MEDIAN $133,347
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Salary
$94k - $173k
Bonus
$3k - $39k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $14k
Total Pay
$97k - $193k

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Job Description for User Experience Director

User Experience Director Tasks
  • Design, conduct, and evaluate studies to understand and improve user experience, documenting requirements.
  • Work directly with clients to identify requirements and ensure a positive experience.
  • Train, mentor, and supervise a team of designers and user experts.
  • Create mock-ups and track metrics related to identifiable factors that change user experience.
  • Create and implement strategies that improve user experience through design.

Career Paths

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User Experience Director
Principal Software Engineer
User Experience Researcher
Director, Customer Experience
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Popular Skills for User Experience Director

Skills in User Experience (UX) Design, People Management, User Research and Interaction Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Architecture.

Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Director

An early career User Experience Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $114,498 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $124,864 based on 38 salaries. An experienced User Experience Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,836 based on 109 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $149,040.
Employees with User Experience Director in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (13.5% more) and New York, New York (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (3.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 199 survey responses.
Early Career
2.5%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
54.8%
Late Career
23.6%