UX Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$84,567
$7,913
Additional Cash Compensation
$92,480
Total Compensation
Median: 82,000
Min: $58K
Max: $139K

How Much Does a UX Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UX Designer in Chicago is $84,567. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $7,913. The average total compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $92,480. 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

User Experience Design Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
Who we are: Founded in 2001, Vivid Seats (NASDAQ: SEAT) is a leading online ticket marketplace committed to becoming the ultimate partner for connecting fans to the live events, artists, and teams they love. We believe in the power of experiences and are fiercely dedicated to building products that inspire human connections. Named as one of Built In Chicago's top 10 places to work in 2021, we believe that our People are our greatest competitive

Senior User Experience (UX) Designer - Remote

Chicago
1 week ago
At FourKites we have the opportunity to tackle complex challenges with real-world impacts. Whether it’s medical supplies from Cardinal Health or groceries for Walmart, the FourKites platform helps customers operate global supply chains that are efficient, agile and sustainable. Join a team of curious problem solvers that celebrates differences, leads with empathy and values inclusivity. This is a unique opportunity to join one of Chicago’s fastest

UX Designer

Chicago
1 week 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

Staff UX Designer

Chicago
15 hours ago
THE OPPORTUNITY:*Open to remote candidates that reside in the United States and Canada*VelocityEHS is seeking a Staff UX Designer to lead and advocate the user experience strategies for our suite of products. With direction from the Director, UX, this individual would work closely with our product management and engineering teams to conceptualize, design, and create innovative and user-friendly products. The preferred candidate should have past

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
Who We Are Arrive Logistics is one of the fastest-growing freight brokerage firms in the US, with over $2 billion in annual revenue and plans to grow significantly year over year.  Technology powers everything we do here, which is why we’re investing $30M per year over the next five years to make ours the absolute best in the industry. Our team is dedicated to innovation, building digital solutions to help our partners do business the way they want

Sr. UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
Who we are: Founded in 2001, Vivid Seats (NASDAQ: SEAT) is a leading online ticket marketplace committed to becoming the ultimate partner for connecting fans to the live events, artists, and teams they love. We believe in the power of experiences and are fiercely dedicated to building products that inspire human connections. Named as one of Built In Chicago's top 10 places to work in 2021, we believe that our People are our greatest competitive

Lead UX Designer, Tech. Exp. Design

Chicago
4 months 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

Instructional Design Specialist

Chicago
4 months 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 week 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:

Lead, UX Research

Chicago
4 days ago
Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

UX Product Manager, HFS

Chicago
2 weeks ago
SUMMARY UX Product Manager Experienced product manager. A combination of strong functional knowledge of the business line paired with deep product knowledge to drive strategic change of a proprietary finance platform. Seeks perspective from multiple stakeholders and team members to optimize value to customers and minimize risk to existing functionality. Actively looks for opportunities for process improvements that result in higher efficiency

Senior UX Strategist

Chicago
5 months ago
The world has changed. Why hasn’t insurance? Kin’s mission is to reimagine home insurance For Every New Normal. While other insurers struggle to handle a fast-changing world, Kin is built for the future and is prepared to meet its challenges head on while helping our customers do the same. Kin is proud to be one of BuiltIn Chicago’s 2021 and 2022 Best Mid Sized Companies to work for, and Forbes 2021 Best Startup Employers in North America. Simply

UX Designer Salary ranges

The most common UX Designer salary in Chicago is between $80k - $90k.

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 $80,985 and the average UX Designer salary for men is $89,843.

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 $74,857.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Visual Designer$72,930
Min: $43K
Max: $169K
UI Designer$81,313
Min: $58K
Max: $120K
UX Designer$84,567
Min: $58K
Max: $139K
Art Director$89,539
Min: $65K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher$93,574
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Product Designer$97,472
Min: $63K
Max: $200K
Senior UI Designer$110,629
Min: $60K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer$113,891
Min: $66K
Max: $205K
Creative Director$133,788
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
Design Director$145,241
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)$190,000
Min: $150K
Max: $210K

Skills that affect UX Designer salaries in Chicago

1
Wireframing
14% have this skill
2
Prototyping
14% have this skill
3
User Flows
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

$78,500
Yearly Salary
A UX/UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $78,500 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
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
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