UI Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$78,417
$3,917
Additional Cash Compensation
$82,334
Total Compensation
Median: $78K
Min: $53K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a UI Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UI Designer in Chicago is $78,417. The average additional cash compensation for a UI Designer in Chicago is $3,917. The average total compensation for a UI Designer in Chicago is $82,334. UI Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous UI Designer employees in Chicago.

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UI Designer jobs in Chicago

Senior UI Designer

Remote
2 weeks ago
+18
About the company Equilibria (“EQ”) is a high-growth, omni-channel premium CBD platform for women. We are dedicated to restoring balance to our community — physically and mentally — through our high-quality CBD products, personalized dosage support, and digital journey accompaniment. We are the ONLY CBD company with a dedicated team for 1-on-1 consults and education, and we are deeply mission-oriented. Thousands of women… and their sisters,

UI/UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+39
BigTime is looking for a talented UX/UI Designer to join our growing team.  The ideal candidate will possess a skill set that encompassess both the UX and UI and the ability to carry out implementation with our global development team in an Agile environment.  She/he should have varied experience that includes being able to take concepts from whiteboard to wireframes, through to hi-fidelity design prototypes and rollouts to clients.  The focus of the role will be to assist the Product Team and other stakeholders in strategizing and developing the next generation of both our core suite of software as well as app development to the market.

UI/UX Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+20
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 working closely with our global teams to design, test, and launch new features of both our web and mobile applications.

Interactive Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+49
Do you eat, sleep, and breathe design? We’re looking for a Designer to join our growing team. As a member of our Design team, you are responsible for building experiences that are both beautiful and easy to use. At Punchkick, design is more than pixel perfection—it’s providing users with engaging experiences that exceed their expectations. Come work with a team of ultra-talented and authentic designers, developers, strategists, UX architects,

UI Designer

Chicago
1 day ago
+42
Smarter Thinking. Real Results. Technology consulting has been our story for over 14 years. Companies from all industries partner with us for our innovative mindset to help them digitally transform to create market advantages, become resilient, and prepare for what’s next. With us, the possible becomes actual. We provide strategic and innovative consulting services focused on digital experiences, engineering, automation, data and analytics, and

UI Designer

Chicago
2 days ago
+50
Jellyvision is hiring a User Interface Designer Who we are We at Jellyvision are the proud parents of ALEX, a platform that saves employees and their employers money by making tricky decisions—like choosing and using employee benefits—less confusing and more enjoyable. The success of ALEX has exceeded our wildest work-related dreams, which is why we need an experienced User Interface Designer to help us continue on our journey. How you’ll help As

UI Interaction Designer

Chicago
3 hours ago
+46
As an UI Interaction Designer you will directly contribute to the evolution and strategy of our component design system (https://core-ui.conversantmedia.com). You will collaborate with our team of seasoned UX designers and UX engineers to conceptualize and implement beautiful designs for our PeopleCloud marketing product solutions (https://us.epsilon.com/epsilon-peoplecloud-overview). The ideal candidate is able to collaborate with an experienced team, create effective designs utilizing our component library, and is agile in delivering design assets in a constantly adaptable product environment. 

Digital Designer

Chicago
3 hours ago
+28
Summary:  Uniquely creative, multi-faceted designer who has exceptional digital design skills for web application products as well as social and digital advertising campaigns. Working with cross-functional teams to identify, define, and design solutions to improve the customer experience and to create engaging solutions to drive business results.      Job Description: We are looking for a Digital Designer to be the central hub of all things

UX/UI Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+31
As a UX/UI designer at Buildout you will have an incredibly important role. You will be responsible for taking a combination of internal requirements and customer feedback and producing an awesome user experience. This is going to be a lot of work, but you will get to see your ideas turn into product quickly.

Digital Design Engineer

Chicago
1 day ago
+41
- As a Hardware Engineer in the R&D team you work on novel solutions to accelerate trading decisions to the technological limit. You will work on forward looking solutions that anticipate future requirements. - You will work in a small and globally distributed team that takes responsibility for the complete solution. - We use SystemVerilog and C++ to build complex systems SW/HW systems. We have automated our testing and verification as much as possible and have fast turn-around times.

SENIOR UI/UX DESIGNER

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+18
About the Role: We are looking for a Senior UI/UX Designer to conceptualize, develop, and guide the interfaces of our FinTech Platform. Sketch, Figma, Xd, Zeplin, CSS – if you live and breathe these tools, we want you. Do you want to create the services that will power a financial revolution? Do you have the ability to scale in the face of unstoppable growth? Then read on – you are exactly who we’re looking for. The ideal candidate should have

Freelance UX/UI Designer

Remote
4 days ago
We are looking for a UI designer with a strong visual design background and experience designing for multitouch devices such as tablets, interactive tables, or kiosks. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, problem-solver than can create aesthetically beautiful and intuitive designs. Experience with digital product design or game UI design preferred. This would be a project specific position with a timeline running from early November through

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 201-500 employees, earning $81,167 on average.

UI Designer Salary by gender

The average UI Designer salary for women is $81,714 and the average UI Designer salary for men is $74,600.

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 $65,983
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
UI Designer $78,417
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $82,342
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Art Director $83,756
Min: $56K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher $88,857
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Product Designer $90,071
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
Senior UI Designer $102,934
Min: $75K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer $106,244
Min: $65K
Max: $130K
Design Director $140,466
Min: $95K
Max: $220K
Creative Director $141,488
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,000
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Skills that affect UI Designer salaries in Chicago

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Wireframing
2% have this skill
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Visual Design
2% have this skill
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Responsive Design
2% have this skill
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Prototyping
2% have this skill
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Interaction Design
2% have this skill
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Information Architecture
2% have this skill

Recent UI Designer salaries in 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
$59,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $59,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$68,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $68,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 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
$77,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $77,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$53,000
Yearly Salary
A UI/UX reported a yearly salary of $53,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$62,500
Yearly Salary
A Digital Manager reported a yearly salary of $62,500
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$72,000
Yearly Salary
A UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $72,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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