Average User Experience Director with Information Architecture Skills Salary

$131,238
Avg. Salary
$10,283
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for a User Experience Director with Information Architecture skills is $131,238.
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MEDIAN $131,238
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Salary
$97k - $161k
Bonus
$2k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $17k
Total Pay
$100k - $172k

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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, User Interface Design and Interaction Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $116,481 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career User Experience Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,203 based on 33 salaries. An experienced User Experience Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $133,206 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $141,790.
Employees with User Experience Director in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.0% more) and San Francisco, California (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (27.6% less), Denver, Colorado (8.6% less) and Los Angeles, California (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 171 survey responses.
Early Career
8.2%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
54.4%
Late Career
18.1%