Average User Experience Director Salary in Seattle, Washington

$146,989
Avg. Salary
$17,925
Bonus
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The average salary for a User Experience Director in Seattle, Washington is $146,989.
10%
$106k
10%
$147k
50%
$183k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $146,989
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Salary
$106k - $183k
Bonus
$5k - $35k
Total Pay
$111k - $211k

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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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for User Experience Director

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

Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Director

An experienced User Experience Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $160,950 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $149,162.
Employees with User Experience Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (13.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.6% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Experienced
81.5%
Late Career
18.5%