User Experience Designer salary in Chicago, IL
How much does a User Experience Designer make in Chicago, IL?
Average base salary
The average salary for a user experience designer is $102,892 per year in Chicago, IL and $5,000 cash bonus per year.48 salaries reported, updated at May 13, 2022.
Salaries by years of experience in Chicago, IL
|Years of experience||Per year|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for User Experience Designers in Chicago, IL
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for User Experience Designers
Journalismearn +36.35% more
The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 125.00% since 2018. User Experience Designers with this skill earn +36.35% more than the average base salary, which is $102,892 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2014||5||increase by 5|
|2015||6||increase by 20.00%|
|2016||4||decrease by 33.33%|
|2017||13||increase by 225.00%|
|2018||4||decrease by 69.23%|
|2019||9||increase by 125.00%|
Top companies hiring User Experience Designers with the recommended skill
Most common benefits for User Experience Designers
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Unlimited paid time off
- Vision insurance
- Work from home
Salary satisfactionBased on 180 ratings
73% of User Experience Designers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a User Experience Designer
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