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User experience designer salary in United States

How much does a User Experience Designer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $104,805
Low $68,277
High $160,874
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a user experience designer is $104,805 per year in the United States. 1.4k salaries reported, updated at November 27, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for User Experience Designers in United States

  1. Stefanini IT Solution
    406 reviews5 salaries reported
    $150,799per year
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Highest paying cities for User Experience Designers near United States

  1. Annapolis Junction, MD
    $159,497 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Santa Clara, CA
    $140,552 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. Redmond, WA
    $132,399 per year
    36 salaries reported
  1. Irvine, CA
    $114,934 per year
    16 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $112,414 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $109,007 per year
    24 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $99,897 per year
    20 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $95,517 per year
    96 salaries reported
  3. Huntsville, AL
    $88,991 per year
    58 salaries reported
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Where can a User Experience Designer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for User Experience Designers

Most recommended skill

Journalism(earn +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 $104,805 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20145increase by 5
20156increase by 20.00%
20164decrease by 33.33%
201713increase by 225.00%
20184decrease by 69.23%
20199increase by 125.00%

Top companies hiring User Experience Designers with the recommended skill

National Security Agency
Mountain America Credit Union
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
14 jobs26
110 jobs133
118 jobs156
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Most common benefits for User Experience Designers

  • 401(k)
  • 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
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Salary satisfaction

Based 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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

User Interface Designer

Job openings

Average $89,963 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a User Experience Designer

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