UI Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$79,886
$4,719
Additional Cash Compensation
$84,605
Total Compensation
Median: $80K
Min: $53K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a UI Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UI Designer in Chicago is $79,886. The average additional cash compensation for a UI Designer in Chicago is $4,719. The average total compensation for a UI Designer in Chicago is $84,605. UI Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous UI Designer employees in Chicago.

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UI Designer jobs in Chicago

UI/UX Designer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+48
Inspire11 is a full-service consulting firm that helps clients reach their full potential by getting closer to their customers, their employees, and their communities. Utilizing innovative and strategic thought with technology to bring change and disruption to life. Our team partners with technology leaders to help them strategize and execute their digital, analytics and technology initiatives. We focus on positively disrupting the marketplace

UI Designer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+30
Well, hello there 👋 We built the simplest and most reliable screen recorder in the world, but that’s only the beginning. Our near future is full of ambitious new goals, features, and products that will enable us to further improve how we provide service to our users and accelerate our already fast growth. We prioritize fast iteration without compromising quality, while maintaining an attention to detail that creates the kind of delightful

UI/UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+27
We are seeking a UI/UX Designer to join our rapidly growing global workforce based in Chicago. A successful candidate will combine an accurate understanding of the company’s vision with User-Centered Design practices to improve all projects, platforms, and services. This person should have a flexible and adaptable working mindset to operate well in a fast-paced, growing environment. An important function of this role will be overseeing company website design and managing all projects related to ThinkMarkets’ website optimization.

UI/UX Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+41
About us. We're Tovala, a food-tech company completely reinventing home cooking to save consumers time. Through an innovative combination of hardware, software, and food, we give our customers a way to enjoy really good, good-for-you meals without sacrificing time to do whatever matters to them. We've amassed a loyal, rapidly growing following in just three years, radically changing the day-to-day lives of people across the country and

Sr. Staff UI/UX Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+52
Do you have a passion for really understanding why our users work as they do and how they get their jobs done? Do you want to uncover ways to make them safer and more effective in what can be challenging work environments? If so, you’ve come to the right place. As a Sr. Staff UI/UX Researcher, you will be part of a community of researchers and designers tasked with overcoming complicated user challenges, transforming them into meaningful and critical experiences. You should already have a strong foundation in qualitative and quantitative research methods and a demonstrated ability to observe users and evaluate system performance across a range of roles, tasks and environmental conditions. You will work with a small, distributed and highly collaborative team to investigate user needs, behavior and workflows, and use research insights to help envision new design solutions that demonstrate sound physical, cognitive and social human factors practices.

Interactive Design Lead

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+43
About Tock Tock is the only all-in-one system for reservations, takeout, delivery, and events. Tock is changing the way restaurants, wineries, and culinary event organizers run their business and how guests explore, discover, and book at these places all around the globe. Tock’s explosive growth: Awarded Fast Company's "Most Innovative Companies" for 2021 Awarded Built In’s “2021 Best Places to Work” Awarded America’s Hottest Brands of 2020

Senior Interaction Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+55
Rightpoint, a Genpact company, is the digital consultancy with technology at its core. We design and engineer end-to-end experiences that help our clients succeed at the speed of innovation. Rightpoint serves more than 250 Fortune 1000 companies.  Are you someone who wants to create change in the way business is done? Do you want to work with inspired and like-minded intrapreneurs? Us too! We take our work very seriously, but we have fun doing it

Digital Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+42
ABOUT US Founded in 2014 and having grown to 110 global team members, Supernova offers the industry’s first and only cloud-based, fully customizable, end-to-end software solution to automate securities-based lending (SBL) from origination through the life of the loan. By combining thought leadership in suitability and risk management with industry-leading education and the latest technology, Supernova enables advisors to deliver holistic, goals

Digital Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+59
Who We Are:   Named a Best Workplace by both Crain’s and Inc. Magazine, Smokeball was founded by technology leaders with more than 20 years of experience in delivering impactful legal technology products. Our leadership continually strives to develop a company, culture, and team that share a profound love for the law and are compelled to help small law firms find success. Our mission isn’t simple, but it is straightforward: help small law firms

Associate Director of Interaction Design

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+55
Rightpoint, a Genpact company (NYSE: G) is a global experience leader. Over 700 employees across 12 offices work with clients end-to-end, from defining and enabling vision, to ensuring ongoing market relevance. Our diverse teams lead with empathy, data and creativity—always in service of the experience. From whiteboard to roll-out, we help our clients embed experience across their operations from front to back office to accelerate digital

Senior UX/UI Designer

Chicago
4 days ago
+48
Transform requirements and design research into high-fidelity visual interfaces and interactive prototypes, shipping high-quality work in a timely fashion. Interview customers in close collaboration with product managers to understand feature needs and use cases and reconcile between different users' requirements. Lead stakeholder reviews to collect and incorporate feedback from clients.

Senior UI Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
Remote or Chicago Post-Pandemic This is not a hybrid UX/UI role; it will focus on visual design and implementation as a Senior User Interface Designer/Artist. Level Ex is a fast-growing game studio that creates video games for doctors. Our games feature compelling medical cases built with the highest standards of game design and deliberate game mechanics. They employ state-of-the-art graphics and physics technology, supported by the latest

UI Designer Salary ranges

The most common UI Designer salary in Chicago is between $70k - $80k.

Average UI Designer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title UI Designer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $85,000 on average.

UI Designer Salary by gender

The average UI Designer salary for women is $82,200 and the average UI Designer salary for men is $74,800.

UI Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UI Designer with 7+ years of experience is $80,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $67,362
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
UI Designer $79,886
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $82,468
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Art Director $84,182
Min: $56K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher $88,253
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Product Designer $90,259
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
Senior UI Designer $104,028
Min: $75K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer $110,452
Min: $65K
Max: $205K
Creative Director $140,450
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
Design Director $141,197
Min: $95K
Max: $220K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,000
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Skills that affect UI Designer salaries in Chicago

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Responsive Design
3% have this skill
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Prototyping
3% have this skill
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Wireframing
3% have this skill
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Visual Design
3% have this skill
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Interaction Design
2% have this skill
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Adobe Creative Suite
2% have this skill

Recent UI Designer salaries in Chicago

$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UI UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$8,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$63,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $63,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$79,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $79,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Mobile UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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