Average Late-Career User Experience Director Salary

$149,731
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$19,834
Bonus
$14,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Late-Career User Experience Director is $149,731.
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$119k
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MEDIAN $149,731
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Salary
$119k - $194k
Bonus
$5k - $41k
Profit Sharing
$7k - $22k
Total Pay
$123k - $215k

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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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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for User Experience Director

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

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 $109,505 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,750 based on 106 salaries. An experienced User Experience Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $138,361 based on 387 salaries.
Employees with User Experience Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (15.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.5% less) and Seattle, Washington (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 536 survey responses.
Early Career
8.0%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
72.2%