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Visual Designer
Chicago
Chicago

UX Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$83,207
$1,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$84,707
Total Compensation
Median: $83K
Min: $52K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a UX Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UX Designer in Chicago is $83,207. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $1,500. The average total compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $84,707. UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous UX Designer employees in Chicago.

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UX Designer jobs in Chicago
43

Sr. UI/UX Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+19
Design, Build and Maintain G2 algorithms that aggregate user review data into meaningful scores, visualizations, and comparisons for buyers evaluating technology. Analyze software review data including written text and feature ratings. Support user acquisition by building machine learning models which can identify new reviewers and flagging suspicious reviews. Automate current reporting and support the design of new reports. Support internal decision making and prioritization. Communicate work to technical and non-technical audiences. Design both low fidelity and high fidelity mockups for use in product. Ensure design consistency through product. Work closely with the DEV team to support any graphic/design needs.

User Experience Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+14
Establish strong cross-functional collaboration with regional Product, Project and IT team members. Work closely with analytics lead to understand product performance and identify areas of ongoing optimization. Analyze user flows/designs to determine needed enhancements. Act as SME for UX/UI best practices, maintaining on-brand UX standards and staying abreast of global usability trends to help customize digital properties for cultural differences as appropriate. Develop insights-driven wireframes, mock-ups, low- and high-fidelity prototypes that can be translated into or used in conjunction with requirements / user stories. Develop UX/UI design deliverables and build out test plans to support user research and optimization tests (a/b, MVT, multi-funnel and usability). Enforce the UX design process, identifying the appropriate assets for success and educating teams on the need for each asset. Key projects will involve building out the next generation UX for regional teams and business partners.

Lead User Experience Designer - NY or Chicago

Chicago
6 days ago
+16
We’re looking for a lead UX designer to join the Morningstar Credit Ratings team. Morningstar Credit Ratings is redefining the credit industry’s expectation of what a ratings agency should be. Our insightful analysis provides informative opinions and greater transparency of the analytical process. Our focus on client service provides investors and issuers with a responsive alternative in the credit ratings and analysis business. 

UX Designer

Chicago
4 days ago
+21
We are looking for an accomplished designer with a successful track record at a top online presence. You will have a deep understanding of web and mobile best practices. You will bring your experience in building beautiful and functional products across a complex and challenging landscape, as well as foster a culture of design thinking across our product organization. 

UX DESIGNER

Chicago
6 days ago
+28
Commit to understanding the process of digital ad campaign management by conducting user research, testing, and feedback sessions. Work with a cross-functional team of product managers, UI designers, and developers to analyze data from different sources and methods to develop a holistic picture of the problems and opportunities. Summarize results into actionable recommendations that inform product, design, and development strategy and execution. Work within a cross-functional team to improve the overall user experience across Centro’s entire product line. Maintain design practices and pattern consistency.

UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+18
UX Designer - Chicago, Illinois   FTD Companies, we continually evolve the business by promoting a culture where solutions from the technology group help transform our business through customer-meaningful solutions, innovative technologies, and business-impacting projects. This highly crucial UX Designer position will take a leading role in craft intuitive, beautiful and functional experiences within our multi-brand $1B+ E-Commerce company. We're

UX Developer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+25
As a UX Developer, you will help us research, design, and build the UI for a platform for discovering nutritional data and analyzing it to provide valuable nuggets to our customers. You will be a vital part of the engineering team in owning the User Experience for the product we are building. You need to be part engineer, researcher, and creative.

UX Design Internship

Chicago
6 hours ago
+26
MAKE AN IMPACT: Leave your mark on your team by owning and completing assigned project. MENTORSHIP: Learn from teammates across departments & gain perspectives from a diversity of people. NETWORKING: Meet & connect with as many interns and iManage employees as possible both during & after work hours. GUEST SPEAKERS: Learn from our leadership team and ask questions during our lunch and learns! GIVE BACK: Make a difference locally by volunteering in the community. FUN: Enjoy social events, and everything Chicago has to offer this summer!

MANAGER, UX DESIGN

Chicago
6 hours ago
+28
Centro is looking for an experienced UX Design Manager to mentor and lead our user experience team. We strive to learn and understand our users’ needs, behaviors, and emotions to yield insights that inform product strategy and guide the experiences we create. We collaborate closely with product managers, software engineers, and many others to solve complex challenges and craft powerful experiences. You’ll help shape our product, our people, and the way we approach research and design.

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
19 hours ago
+41
Make a positive impact in the lives of millions by defining the user experience at ServiceNow! Work collaboratively inside a cross-functional team, effectively integrating your design expertise inside a truly agile environment, launching radical new solutions in rapid succession to solve long-standing challenges. Working closely with product management and engineering, provide your design perspective to help in ensuring a unified and cohesive experience across the ServiceNow ecosystem. Conduct user needs assessment, task analysis, and develop user profiles; identify key tasks for user research, competitive analysis, user testing, and develop usability plans. Develop high-level task flow content and then use storyboards and other design documents to communicate concepts and vision to others. Rapidly iterate theoretical task scenarios, navigation map, flow, and state-transition diagrams to document design decisions. Develop UI layouts including controls, labels and graphical elements for software on both mobile and desktop platforms with an eye towards experience unification. Participate in documentation development processes such as user experience specifications, testing and evaluation. Work closely with product management in UX ideation and innovation.

UI / UX Designer, Analytics

Chicago
3 days ago
+14
This role is for a UI/UX (User Experience) engineer that will operate as a member on one of the core teams responsible for enabling new features and optimizing strategic Analytics platforms across TransUnion. Our multi-Petabyte platforms support a diverse community of internal and customer-based data scientists, statisticians, modelers, product developers and data strategists.

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
4 days ago
+21
We are looking for an accomplished designer with a successful track record at a top online presence. You will have a deep understanding of web and mobile best practices. You will bring your experience in building beautiful and functional products across a complex and challenging landscape, as well as foster a culture of design thinking across our product organization.

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 500+ employees, earning $95,692 on average.

UX Designer Salary by gender

The average UX Designer salary for women is $74,000 and the average UX Designer salary for men is $85,133.

UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Designer with 7+ years of experience is $93,800. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $56,750.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $65,367
Min: $45K
Max: $101K
UI Designer $74,773
Min: $53K
Max: $90K
Art Director $75,125
Min: $56K
Max: $102K
UX Designer $83,207
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Product Designer $83,337
Min: $53K
Max: $112K
Senior UI Designer $94,417
Min: $80K
Max: $110K
Senior UX Designer $106,350
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
Design Director $136,818
Min: $95K
Max: $220K
Creative Director $145,152
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,545
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Chicago Companies with the Highest Design + UX Salaries

Skills that affect UX Designer salaries in Chicago

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Responsive Design
13% have this skill
2
Interaction Design
13% have this skill
3
Wireframing
13% have this skill
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Prototyping
13% have this skill
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Information Architecture
9% have this skill
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HTML & CSS
9% have this skill

Recent UX Designer salaries in Chicago

$70,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$500 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Junior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $60,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$76,600
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $76,600
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$56,000
Yearly Salary
A UX designer reported a yearly salary of $56,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$89,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $89,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$87,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $87,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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