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UX Researcher salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $87K
Min: $73K
Max: $106K

How Much Does a UX Researcher Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $86,625. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $5,425. The average total compensation for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $92,050. UX Researcher salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous UX Researcher employees in Chicago.

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UX Researcher jobs in Chicago

UX Researcher

6 days ago
The primary responsibility for this role will be to reveal what both our consumers and consultants need from the business's products by conducting primary research, exploring consumer behavior and motivation, and working with UX Architects, Product Management, and other key business stakeholders to support those needs.

UX Researcher

1 week ago
Work closely with the UX team to develop and iterate user interface designs based on research and usability test results. Conduct interviews, online surveys and focus groups with client stakeholders and external users to understand measurable goals and identify any additional user requirements. Design and conduct baseline usability test to identify user performance and satisfaction metrics. Make recommendations for changes and assist with any immediate changes needed. Identify current client customers to develop a thorough understanding of the target audience, their typical tasks, and their specific constraints. Develop user profiles, personas and task matrix, task lists, task process diagrams, and user journey maps. Make recommendations for improvements based on user needs and task characteristics. Conduct usability tests of paper prototypes, wireframe mock-ups, and low-level prototypes of information architecture. Develop measurement strategies that drive business objectives and goals directly to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

UX Researcher / Designer

2 weeks ago
Our Product and Design teams are looking for a team player to bridge the gap between product managers, designers, and engineers with a human-centered approach to product design. Your main objectives will be to build empathy, inform strategy, and identify opportunities to improve the user experience of an innovative educational software tool. 

UX Researcher

2 weeks ago
Provide user centered design research, analysis, and testing services to support Aetna outward (customer) facing and inward (Aetna) facing user interfaces. Support the Online Product Strategy & Design process, the APLC lifecycle and business processes to deliver an effective, efficient and pleasing user interface. Consult to drive effective user experience designs that meet or exceed user expectations and meet or exceed organizational/business goals; work with project team to refine requirements and include usability testing strategy and objectives in the software development process. Develop user experience research and testing strategy and deliver research-based findings/recommendations that support business goals while meeting resource, schedule and budget constraints of the overall project. Support business and software development activities as a user centered design subject matter expert; take leadership role in the development of user centered design and evaluation strategy, estimation, proposal creation, test preparation, evaluations, analysis, recommendations and post implementation review. Ability to plan, conduct and facilitate oral presentations and user evaluations, including information mapping, focus groups, various forms of usability testing and heuristic evaluations. Knowledge and experience with collecting end user requirements, developing user profiles and/or personas, conducting task analysis and eliciting user feedback.

UI/UX Research Manager

5 days ago
Manage, mentor and inspire a team of experience designers, providing design direction and push the quality of the design work. Ensure user focus throughout the product design process. Push the boundaries of your team’s UX/UI/visual execution and try new ideas. Influence product strategy and lead your team in executing design work that is user-centric while ensuring business goals are met. Define design strategy, UX architecture, style guides, and usability patterns to drive efficiency and consistency into our user experience across all brand clients. Champion ongoing improvements by considering market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings.

UX Research Lead

1 week ago
ABOUT US We connect customers to the brands they love by way of a thriving marketplace and a members-only service that provides benefits across 140+ of the best online stores. Our members save time and money with benefits including free 2-day shipping, easy 2-click checkout, and free returns all while we help them stay up on the latest trends that appeal. For merchants, we’re driving eCommerce business, producing insights with a growing data

UX Research Summer 2020 Internship

1 day ago
As a User Experience Research Intern you will work with UX researchers and Human Factors experts to conduct research, capture and synthesize insights, and present findings to various teams. You will create research artifacts like user stories and profiles, day-in-the-life scenarios, workflows and use case documents to help deepen organizational understanding of our users. Additionally, you will collaborate on a regular basis with designers, engineers and data scientists on envisioning exercises based on research insights.

Summer 2020 - UX Research Intern

3 days ago
Solstice | Kin + Carta has an exciting paid internship opportunity for a UX Research Intern this summer! If you are excited and passionate about immersing yourself in the customer’s environment and searching out new opportunities to improve their digital experience – read on!

UX Researcher Salary ranges

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

Average UX Researcher Salary by Company Size

People with the job title UX Researcher make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $89,500 on average.

UX Researcher Salary by gender

The average UX Researcher salary for women is $84,000 and the average UX Researcher salary for men is $89,250.

UX Researcher Salary by Years of Experience

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $65,260
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
UI Designer $79,464
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $81,807
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Art Director $82,304
Min: $56K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher $86,625
Min: $73K
Max: $106K
Product Designer $88,383
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
Senior UI Designer $100,875
Min: $75K
Max: $137K
Senior UX Designer $104,921
Min: $65K
Max: $130K
Creative Director $140,637
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
Design Director $144,525
Min: $95K
Max: $220K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $164,083
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Skills that affect UX Researcher salaries in Chicago

User Interviews
2% have this skill
Persona Definition
2% have this skill
Usability Testing
2% have this skill
Feature Validation
1% have this skill
1% have this skill
Competitor Analysis
1% have this skill

Recent UX Researcher salaries in Chicago

Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $78,000
1-3 Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $106,000 with +$5,200 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $72,500 with +$7,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
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