The average salary for a User Interface Designer is $64,036.
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Job Description for User Interface Designer
User interface designers are members of a software development team. They are responsible for creating and arranging the elements of a software’s user interface (the part of the program that the end-user will see and interact with). A user interface designer is sometimes hired under other names as well, such as user experience (or UX for short) designer and user interaction designer. Regardless of what they may be called by a given organization, the duties and requirements remain largely the sa…Read more
User Interface Designer Tasks
- Follow user interface design standards for applications to maintain an integrated and consistent look and feel.
- Build storyboards, proof-of-concept mockups, demos and prototypes of proposed features.
- Conduct ongoing research of web-based user interface development best practices.
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Popular Skills for User Interface Designer
User Interface Design
User Experience (UX) Design
Skills in User Interface Design and User Experience (UX) Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for User Interface Designer
An entry-level User Interface Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,758 based on 35 salaries. An early career User Interface Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,437 based on 370 salaries. A mid-career User Interface Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,285 based on 176 salaries. An experienced User Interface Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,520 based on 88 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,500.
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Employees with User Interface Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (23.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (14.9% more).
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