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

Senior UX Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$108,055
$18,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$126,555
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 $108,055. 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 $126,555. 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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Chicago Companies with the Highest Design + UX Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
+15
Professional Services, Software
+10
Big Data, Healthtech

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 $111,342 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 $106,400.

Senior UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior UX Designer with 7+ years of experience is $119,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $66,863
Min: $45K
Max: $101K
Art Director $73,333
Min: $56K
Max: $102K
UI Designer $76,950
Min: $63K
Max: $90K
Product Designer $80,842
Min: $53K
Max: $111K
UX Designer $83,500
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Senior UI Designer $94,000
Min: $80K
Max: $110K
Senior UX Designer $108,055
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
Design Director $137,500
Min: $105K
Max: $220K
Creative Director $148,308
Min: $128K
Max: $165K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,545
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Senior UX Designer jobs in Chicago
10

Sr. UX Designer

Chicago
5 days ago
+22
Company Overview Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of

Director of User Experience

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+21
As the Director of User Experience, you will build and lead a team of talented and experienced designers and researchers charged with creating world-class experiences for our customers as they interact with our products, both on the web and via mobile devices. This role reports directly to the SVP of Product and User Experience, and will directly manage the design and research teams, as well as collaborate closely with the Product Management and Engineering teams. 

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+14
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
1 week ago
+16
We are looking for a senior user experience designer for our Products group. This individual will own the UX design discipline within a cross-functional team charged with developing software for one of our core audiences of individual investors, financial advisors, or other financial professionals. We need a designer who loves the challenge of turning complex data into great communication design, translating usage patterns into intuitive, rewarding interactions and workflows, and working in an incredibly collaborative environment. This position and the full-stack product team is based in our Chicago office. 

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!

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
4 days ago
+19
Founded by a group of industry visionaries and startup disruptors, DAIS is reimagining insurance by empowering agencies and carriers with a cutting edge software platform designed to handle the complex challenges of the industry. DAIS is currently in stealth mode, but we’re looking for people who are curious, driven, and hungry for a challenge. DAIS will give you the room to take complete ownership of your work within an exciting startup culture

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
5 days ago
+27
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

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+24
Owning and contributing to the end-to-end design of a wide variety of ecommerce related experiences; from concept to launch to iteration with an objective of exploring viability of a product idea and ability to take to market. Sketching, wireframe, prototype, and animate to turn concepts into understandable, actionable high-fidelity designs and design systems. Translating concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences. Developing and executing total user experiences for a variety of new products, apps, and platforms (wireframes, sketches, branding, etc.). Working with Creative Director and Product team to build a powerful and interesting user centered designs. Conducting research to inform the overall viability of a new product idea as well as to inform design and user experience approach.

Experience Design Leader

Chicago
2 days 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

Director of UX / UI

Chicago
5 days ago
You are an experienced UX / UI designer who will help us create multi-channel user interfaces that are simple and delightful. You have a strong UX background and have the ability to create experiences that not only feel good, but also look good. You can handle projects from A (concept) to Z (shipping and iteration) with little directions. You have a mastery of fundamental visual and interactive design disciplines and principals and have an exceptional eye for pixel-perfect detail.

Skills that affect Senior UX Designer salaries in Chicago

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Product Design
25% have this skill
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Interaction Design
25% have this skill
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User Experience
25% have this skill
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Visual Design
25% have this skill
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Prototyping
25% have this skill
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Mobile Design
20% have this skill

Recent Senior UX Designer salaries in Chicago

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$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
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