Average User Experience Director Salary in New York, New York

$151,484
Avg. Salary
$17,000
Bonus
$9,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a User Experience Director in New York, New York is $151,484.
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$119k
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$151k
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$197k
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MEDIAN $151,484
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Salary
$119k - $197k
Bonus
$5k - $41k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$126k - $209k

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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 and User Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include User Interface Design, Information Architecture and People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for User Experience Director

A mid-career User Experience Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $147,208 based on 14 salaries. An experienced User Experience Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,622 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $173,635.
Employees with User Experience Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 5.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (15.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (9.4% less) and Los Angeles, California (9.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 66 survey responses.
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
54.5%
Late Career
24.2%