UX Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$84,196
$7,620
Additional Cash Compensation
$91,816
Total Compensation
Median: 80,000
Min: $58K
Max: $139K

How Much Does a UX Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UX Designer in Chicago is $84,196. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $7,620. The average total compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $91,816. UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous UX Designer employees in Chicago.

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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UX Designer jobs in Chicago

UI/UX Designer

Chicago
6 days 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

Intern, User Experience Architect

Chicago
1 week ago
+49
At SMS Assist, we're not just in the business of fixing properties-we're fixing an entire industry. Through our award-winning technology platform, built and powered by SMSers, we connect local contractors to our customers and help manage an experience that surpasses expectations. Recognized on Forbes' Cloud 100 list, Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, Chicago Crain's Top Tech Employers, and more, SMS Assist manages more than 200,000+ properties

User Experience Architect I

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+49
Job Description - UX Architect IThe UX Architect I works closely with the UX team, product managers, engineers, stakeholders and our users to craft experiences across multiple channels and platforms. This role will draw on their knowledge of the UX lifecycle (research, concepting, iterative design, testing) to help define and create human-centered design solutions that address user needs and SMS Assist's business goals. The UX Architect I engages

User Experience Architect II

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+49
Job Description - UX Architect IIThe UX Architect II works closely with the UX team, product managers, engineers, stakeholders and our users to craft experiences across multiple channels and platforms. This role will draw on their experience with the UX lifecycle (research, concepting, iterative design, testing) to help define and create human-centered design solutions that address user needs and SMS Assist's business goals. The UX Architect II

Lead User Experience Architect

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+49
Summary - Lead UX ArchitectThe Lead UX Architect works closely with SMS business leadership, product owners, engineers, and our users to craft experiences across multiple channels and platforms. This role will draw on their experience leading the UX lifecycle (research, concepting, iterative design, testing) to help lead the definition and creation of human-centered design solutions that address user needs and SMS Assist's business goals. The

User Experience Architect

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+48
Founded in 1991 with the idea to be the alternative to the big banks, Wintrust has since grown into a financial services company with more than $45 billion in assets, headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois. Through our multiple companies and divisions, we provide traditional community banking and commercial banking services, wealth management solutions, commercial and life insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, and short-term accounts

Senior User Experience (UX) Designer

Chicago
6 days ago
+43
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow.

UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
Your role in helping us shape the future: At Intelsat Inflight, we are bringing the power of connectivity to airlines and their passengers all over the world. As a UX Designer at Intelsat, you will collaborate with other designers, product managers, and engineers to evolve our passenger-facing in-air web portal and the tools that support it. You are a passionate advocate for the user, skilled in envisioning the ideal solution and the journey to

UX Design Manager

Chicago
6 days ago
+43
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow.

Lead UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+44
Join our award-winning A-Team!  Ready to produce exceptional results with exceptional people?  Get in touch, we would love to get to know you.  Affinitiv is the largest provider of end-to-end, data-driven marketing and software solutions exclusively focused on the automotive customer lifecycle. Backed by 20+ years of automotive and marketing expertise, we pride ourselves on being the go-to experts in the industry. Not only do we work with over 6

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
5 hours ago
+57
Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global technology and data company that builds verification, optimization, and analytics solutions for the advertising industry and we’re looking for a Sr. UX Designer  to join our UX team. If you are excited by technology that has the power to handle hundreds of thousands of transactions per second; collect tens of billions of events each day; and evaluate thousands of data-points in real-time all while responding

End User Experience Intern

Chicago
1 week ago
+37
OCC is looking for interns who are hungry for the chance to learn more, humble enough to admit they don’t know all the answers, and smart enough to recognize the opportunity. The OCC Internship Program provides students with the real-world skills to successfully transition into a career in the financial services industry. As an intern, you will help lead projects that help shape the future of OCC. This person will apply their skill-set and knowledge toward tackling designated projects. This an exciting opportunity to have a true impact on the company by designing and implementing solutions for real challenges facing the business. Here’s what we’re looking for:

UX Designer Salary ranges

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

Average UX Designer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title UX Designer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $90,611 on average.

UX Designer Salary by gender

The average UX Designer salary for women is $80,040 and the average UX Designer salary for men is $89,636.

UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Designer with 7+ years of experience is $83,463. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $72,500.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $69,152
Min: $43K
Max: $169K
UI Designer $81,867
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $84,196
Min: $58K
Max: $139K
Art Director $87,393
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher $94,174
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Product Designer $95,918
Min: $57K
Max: $200K
Senior UI Designer $110,255
Min: $60K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer $113,605
Min: $66K
Max: $205K
Creative Director $130,385
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
Design Director $144,215
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $180,000
Min: $150K
Max: $210K

Skills that affect UX Designer salaries in Chicago

1
Wireframing
14% have this skill
2
User Flows
14% have this skill
3
Prototyping
14% have this skill
4
Usability Testing
13% have this skill
5
User Interviews
12% have this skill
6
Information Architecture
12% have this skill

Recent UX Designer salaries in Chicago

$75,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$91,000
Yearly Salary
A XD Consultant reported a yearly salary of $91,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$92,500
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $92,500
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$62,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $62,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Manager reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A UX/UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$139,256
Yearly Salary
A User Experience Lead reported a yearly salary of $139,256
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$142,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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