UX Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$84,078
$7,543
Additional Cash Compensation
$91,621
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 $84,078. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $7,543. The average total compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $91,621. UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous UX Designer employees in Chicago.

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UX Designer jobs in Chicago
87

UI/UX Designer

Chicago
4 weeks ago
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 and

Lead User Experience Architect

Chicago
2 weeks ago
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

UX Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
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

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
4 weeks ago
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

Lead UX Designer, Tech. Exp. Design

Chicago
3 weeks ago
77 West Wacker Dr (35012), United States of America, Chicago, IllinoisLead UX Designer, Tech. Exp. DesignWe are currently seeking a Lead UX Designer to join our team. We are passionate about advocating for user needs and delivering world-class products that redefine our customers' day-to-day financial activities. The Design team at Capital One is at the forefront of enriching our customers' digital and physical experiences. We champion a thriving

Senior Instructional Designer - Remote

Chicago
2 weeks ago
If you are an experienced Instructional Designer looking for a high-impact role with a global leader in digital transformation, EPAM is the perfect next step in your career! As an EPAMer, you'll have the opportunity to work with a supportive team, on a variety of interesting projects for some of the biggest brands in the world. Are you ready for the next step in your career journey? Apply now!Req.#348769734RESPONSIBILITIES Support commercial and

Instructional Design Specialist

Chicago
4 weeks ago
DRW is a diversified trading firm with over 3 decades of experience bringing sophisticated technology and exceptional people together to operate in markets around the world.  We value autonomy and the ability to quickly pivot to capture opportunities, so we operate using our own capital and trading at our own risk.  Headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, we trade a variety of asset classes including

End User Experience Intern

Chicago
1 month ago
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:

Software Engineer, User Experience

Chicago
3 weeks ago
There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world's brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest challenges. If you

Learning Experience Designer Level II

Chicago
1 month ago
SMS Assist SummaryAt SMS Assist, we're not just in the business of fixing properties-we're fixing an entire industry. Typically, facilities maintenance is tough work-both in the nature of the job (plumbing, HVAC, snow removal) and the lack of clarity throughout the experience. We decided a better way wasn't only possible, but essential. Through our award-winning technology platform, built and powered by SMSers, we connect local contractors to our

Senior UX Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
At Built In, the health, safety and well-being of our employees and of our communities is a top priority. Due to the effects of COVID-19, we have decided to manage our entire business remotely until further notice. HQ-based employees will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our office. As we continue to grow, we are excited to be hiring for all open roles and look forward to meeting with qualified candidates in a virtual

Senior UX/UI Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
Join a fast-paced, innovative, data-driven startup named 2021 Best Tech Start ups In Chicago, that is changing the Supply Chain industry through real time tracking and end-to-end visibility. This is a unique opportunity to join one of Chicago’s fastest-growing startups that is reshaping the logistics industry.  FourKites is looking for a Design champion that will take our products to the next level. The right candidate will live and breathe design

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 $91,330 on average.

UX Designer Salary by gender

The average UX Designer salary for women is $80,628 and the average UX Designer salary for men is $88,849.

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 $73,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Visual Designer$68,532
Min: $43K
Max: $169K
UI Designer$79,647
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer$84,078
Min: $58K
Max: $139K
Art Director$88,255
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher$93,574
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Product Designer$96,849
Min: $57K
Max: $200K
Senior UI Designer$109,777
Min: $60K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer$112,521
Min: $66K
Max: $205K
Creative Director$132,020
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
15% have this skill
2
Prototyping
15% have this skill
3
User Flows
14% have this skill
4
Usability Testing
14% have this skill
5
User Interviews
13% have this skill
6
Information Architecture
13% have this skill

Recent UX Designer salaries in Chicago

$89,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Consultant reported a yearly salary of $89,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A UX/UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $65,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$86,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $86,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$84,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $84,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
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
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