UX Researcher salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$93,628
$16,633
Additional Cash Compensation
$110,261
Total Compensation
Median: 85,000
Min: $65K
Max: $150K

How Much Does a UX Researcher Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $93,628. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $16,633. The average total compensation for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $110,261. UX Researcher salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous UX Researcher employees in Chicago.

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UX Researcher jobs in Chicago
22

Senior UX Experience Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
We are pleased that you are exploring Hyatt Hotels Corporation. We believe our customers select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who work hard to provide efficient service and meaningful experiences. We care about our associates and our customers. This is the Hyatt Touch. Our commitment to Diversity is best evidenced by our focus on company-wide diversity initiatives. We continue to be recognized as one of America's best

Senior UX Researcher

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+56
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 Researcher

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+49
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

Senior UX Researcher - Remote

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+43
EPAM's Experience Design (ExD) team is looking for a Senior Human Factors Researcher to assist internal development teams on user interface design and usability through application of human factors principles, standards, and methodology to identify and mitigate design induced end-user performance issues. In this role you'll be responsible for understanding the product vision and using this knowledge to communicate user research findings to

Senior UX Researcher

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+48
Senior UX Researcher There’s an awesome job opening for a Senior UX Researcher at Inspire11. We think you’d be interested in it, because, well, we are one of the “Great Places to Work” in Chicago (check us out), one of the fastest-growing digital agencies in the U.S., and we’re filled with fun, brilliant, dedicated people who keep doing great work, building Really Cool Things for our clients. The problems that our clients are solving are complex and

Manager, UX Research

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+34
Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn interest. 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 Banking Law. Gemini was founded in 2014 by twin brothers Cameron and Tyler

Senior UX Researcher - Data & Personalization

Chicago
1 week ago
+38
We are pleased that you are exploring Hyatt Hotels Corporation. We believe our customers select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who work hard to provide efficient service and meaningful experiences. We care about our associates and our customers. This is the Hyatt Touch. Our commitment to Diversity is best evidenced by our focus on company-wide diversity initiatives. We continue to be recognized as one of America's best

UX Researcher - Product Equity

Chicago
1 week ago
+49
About the teamUber's Design work ignites opportunity and changes the way the world moves for the better-we design for users around the world of all backgrounds and abilities. Our Product Equity team mission is to foster a culture of building inclusive experiences by enabling teams to prioritize the perspectives of historically and systemically excluded communities. As a part of this team, Equity Design will lay the foundation to provide inclusive

UX Researcher (Remote)

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
Turn is a 120+ person, venture-backed, experienced team of entrepreneurs that are focused on driving unprecedented value in the hourly workforce industry. Our worker screening and sourcing platforms are used by companies in 30+ industry verticals ranging from rideshare to delivery to healthcare. We support employers that need to develop last mile labor quickly - that could be 50 workers in Miami or 5k+ workers across multiple cities every month.T

Sr. UX Researcher - Uber Freight

Chicago
1 week ago
+49
Uber Freight connects shippers with truckers, much like how Uber connects riders and drivers. We are a team of sharp, entrepreneurial individuals who are redefining the movement of things around the world. On the Uber Freight team, we fiercely believe that our dedication to transportation technologies will bring more harmonious, highly efficient, and increasingly safer transportation logistics to our roads.About the RoleThe Uber Freight User

UX Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
+57
We offer a flexible working policy that supports the health and well-being of our iManage employees. As an organization, we value collaborating and learning from our peers in person, while providing the necessary flexibility for our employees to have a meaningful work-life balance. Please reach out to learn more. Being a UX Researcher at iManage means… You will impact the direction for a suite of enterprise software solutions across multiple

Staff UX Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
+49
Company DescriptionServiceNow is the fastest growing enterprise cloud software company in the world above $1 billion. Because we know that it's great talent that will allow us to maintain that distinction, we hire carefully, select only the best talent, and continually develop and celebrate our people. We have a passion for learning, building, and innovating. In a wide array of functions ranging from design and engineering to sales and finance

UX Researcher Salary ranges

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

Average UX Researcher Salary by Company Size

People with the job title UX Researcher make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $125,000 on average.

UX Researcher Salary by gender

The average UX Researcher salary for women is $88,268 and the average UX Researcher salary for men is $105,969.

UX Researcher Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Researcher with 7+ years of experience is $130,833. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $70,980.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $68,532
Min: $43K
Max: $169K
UI Designer $82,200
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $84,147
Min: $58K
Max: $139K
Art Director $87,630
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher $93,628
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Product Designer $96,565
Min: $57K
Max: $200K
Senior UI Designer $109,777
Min: $60K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer $112,379
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 Researcher salaries in Chicago

1
User Interviews
6% have this skill
2
Usability Testing
6% have this skill
3
Persona Definition
6% have this skill
4
User Flows
4% have this skill
5
Competitor Analysis
4% have this skill
6
Content Strategy
3% have this skill

Recent UX Researcher salaries in Chicago

$80,000
Yearly Salary
A UX researcher reported a yearly salary of $80,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$117,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior User Researcher reported a yearly salary of $117,500
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Product Researcher reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior User Researcher reported a yearly salary of $125,000 with +$45,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $120,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$76,800
Yearly Salary
A Design Researcher reported a yearly salary of $76,800
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Product Researcher reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$9,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $80,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
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