Senior UX Designer Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Chicago

Senior UX Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$107,689
$18,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$126,189
Total Compensation
Median: $108K
Min: $65K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a Senior UX Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior UX Designer in Chicago is $107,689. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior UX Designer in Chicago is $18,500. The average total compensation for a Senior UX Designer in Chicago is $126,189. Senior UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Senior UX Designer employees in Chicago.

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Senior UX Designer Salary ranges

The most common Senior UX Designer salary in Chicago is between $120k - $130k.

Average Senior UX Designer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior UX Designer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $111,009 on average.

Senior UX Designer Salary by gender

The average Senior UX Designer salary for women is $101,420 and the average Senior UX Designer salary for men is $104,250.

Senior UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior UX Designer with 7+ years of experience is $121,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $67,568
Min: $45K
Max: $101K
Art Director $70,000
Min: $56K
Max: $102K
Product Designer $74,848
Min: $47K
Max: $111K
UI Designer $76,950
Min: $63K
Max: $90K
UX Designer $84,588
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Senior UI Designer $94,000
Min: $80K
Max: $110K
Senior UX Designer $107,689
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
Design Director $138,000
Min: $105K
Max: $220K
Creative Director $148,308
Min: $128K
Max: $165K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,545
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Design + UX jobs in Chicago
17

Experience Design Architect

Chicago
1 day ago
+26
Are you a doer with a track record of managing complex requirements and delivering intuitive and well-designed digital products? Are you looking for a career path that teams you up with clients and technologists to build products in an agile and iterative fashion? We are seeking a senior designer to join our team as a project lead who will craft seamless application experiences.

Sr UI/UX Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+24
The Sr UI/UX Designer will work closely with product managers and developers and will be focused on design, UI/UX strategy, wire-framing, prototyping, creation and maintenance of standards guide and UI/UX roadmap for a web-based education platform. Lead and manage UI/UX team. Simplify complex content and ideas into functional, usable interfaces. Designing clear, usable prototypes, wireframes, and other UX deliverables. Demonstrate an understanding of designing across platforms/devices. Grow and polish existing standards guide. Working with the Dev & Product teams to develop user stories with clear acceptance criteria. Create and Translate low fidelity wireframes/UX prototypes into effective and appealing interfaces Proactively recognize UX/UI gaps in design and propose solutions.

Sr. UX Designer (Contract)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+23
Solstice is seeking a contract User Experience Designer to join our rapidly expanding UX Department. This person should be creative and have an eye for design. If you are passionate about mobility and understand the concepts of human computer interaction, and graphic design – read on! What we are looking for in you You are excited and passionate about new and well-designed mobile apps and technologies. You’re able to manage your own time, whether

Lead User Experience Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+19
Our Creative Team is growing and looking for an experienced Designer to join the group! This person will produce meticulous, beautiful designs that take into account our client brand guidelines and specifications (websites, mobile applications, email, etc.) The ideal candidate must be able to design, develop, or enhance existing graphic/identity branding that meets marketing objectives, integrates customer usability best practices, and address client brand standards. This position works closely with User Experience Designers, Front- and Back-End Developers, Content Specialists, internal Project Managers, and external client leads.

Director of User Experience

Chicago
1 week ago
+19
HS2 Solutions is looking for a Director of User Experience to join our fast-growing design practice. This role is ideal for a dynamic and impassioned UX veteran focused on furthering sound UX principles in a fast-paced dynamic environment. The ideal director is a naturally engaging storyteller and mentor who enjoys collaborating with cross-disciplinary teams to collectively deliver incredible, award-winning experiences. Role & Responsibilities Pr

Director of User Experience

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+12
THE OPPORTUNITY: We are looking for a motivated, talented and effective leader to guide our user experience to the next level. The role is both strategic and tactical, and requires a flexible and a highly adaptive approach. The position requires exceptional collaborative, teaming and consensus building abilities, as well as proficiency in cross-discipline and cross-product group cooperation. Working with the Product Management and Engineering

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
6 days ago
+13
The Senior UX Designer will have to move quickly from research to whiteboarding/wireframes, high fidelity designs, and interactive prototypes. He/she will help gather business, technical and user requirements and then translate them into UX specifications and high-fidelity designs. Senior UX Designer will work closely with a UX Researcher to craft usability/end-user tests. Ensure quality of design as the product moves from concept to release. The candidate has to be detail-oriented, able to lead junior designers, assist in identifying areas of improvement and potential future enhancements. The candidate is proactive with professional development and staying up to date with new UX trends, mobile/web technologies, and design tools. 

Senior UX Designer - Chicago

Chicago
1 week ago
+25
Senior UX Designer - Chicago You’re more than an advocate for the user – you have a vision for what truly great experiences can be. As a Senior UX Designer, you’ll take what users want, need, and expect from the products we create, and push those expectations into the realm of artistry for responsive websites, software applications, and mobile products. You are innovative, quick-thinking, and know what’s happening in the digital space, where it’s

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
3 days ago
+25
Summary: We are looking for a Senior UX Designer with the passion to solve complex business problems through design thinking, and who never tires of continuous betterment of their work. As a designer, visionary and syste-ms-level design thinker, you will provide leadership and direction for a portfolio of products. You will collaborate with other UX, Product and Engineering teams to create holistic and compelling experiences for our customers. S

UX Lead

Chicago
6 days ago
+13
The UX Lead will have to move quickly from research to white boarding/wireframes, high fidelity designs, and interactive prototypes. He/she will assimilate business, technical and user requirements, translate them into UX specifications, leading the design while delegating appropriate parts to UX designers. UX Lead will work closely with a UX research team to set the direction for the usability & end-user testing. Produce product design specifications to be shared with both the product and engineering teams. Ensure integrity of design as product moves from concept to release. The candidate is detail-oriented, able to lead a small team in delivery of on-time & on-spec UX artifacts, will identify areas of improvement and potential future enhancements. The candidate is proactive with professional development and staying up to date with new UX trends, research, mobile/web technologies, and design tools.

Experience Design Leader

Chicago
7 hours ago
+15
What You'll Do  The Experience Design (XD) Practice Leader directs the evolution and growth of the company’s offerings through a combination of direct client engagement and development of best-in-class staff, processes, and perspectives. The Practice Leader will be responsible for the XD practice including emerging capabilities within that practice. This position drives operational excellence by articulating a strong perspective on the future of

UX Designer

Chicago
6 days ago
+13
The UX Designer will have to move quickly from white boarding/wireframes to high fidelity designs, and interactive prototypes. He/she will study business, technical and user requirements and then translate them into UX concepts and high-fidelity designs. UX Designer will work closely with a UX Lead to ensure quality of design as product moves from concept to release. The candidate will have an opportunity to own major product features with a perspective to take on more complexity & responsibility as he/she grows with iManage organization. The candidate is proactive with professional development and staying up to date with new UX trends, mobile/web technologies, and design tools. 

Skills that affect Senior UX Designer salaries in Chicago

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Product Design
21% have this skill
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Information Design
21% have this skill
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Interaction Design
21% have this skill
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User Experience
21% have this skill
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Visual Design
21% have this skill
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Interface Design
21% have this skill

Recent Senior UX Designer salaries in Chicago

$90,100
Yearly Salary
A Senior Interaction Designer reported a yearly salary of $90,100
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$122,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $122,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$117,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $117,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UXD reported a yearly salary of $120,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $65,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago

Chicago Companies with the Highest Senior UX Designer Salaries

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