UX Researcher salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$87,767
$6,682
Additional Cash Compensation
$94,449
Total Compensation
Median: $88K
Min: $65K
Max: $150K

How Much Does a UX Researcher Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $87,767. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $6,682. The average total compensation for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $94,449. 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

UX Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
+53
Company Description Reverb is the largest online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments. Since launching in 2013, Reverb has grown into a vibrant community of buyers and sellers all over the world. By focusing on inspiring content, price transparency, musician-focused eCommerce tools, a music-savvy customer service team, and more, Reverb has created an online destination where the global music

UX Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
+64
Company Description ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and

Senior / Staff UX Researcher

Chicago
5 days ago
+64
Represent the needs of customers and their end users, gathered using various research methodologies across the product and design lifecycle from discovery through design validation. Apply appropriate research techniques and methods for the specific project. Methods such as online surveys, individual customer interviews, focus groups, journey mapping, user flows and information architecture definition. Represent strategy and UI/UX design, customer roles, profiles and concepts across other UX work streams and represent UX strategy for product development leaders. Engage with customers to understand complex implementation requirements and general platform direction to enable application development, business unit requirements and overall platform growth.

Senior UX Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
+55
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. The UX team is part of FourKites global product team and works across many types of brand and product initiatives at FourKites to more effectively and efficiently deliver products and experiences that fulfill user needs. In addition to conducting primary

Manager, UX Research

Chicago
1 week ago
+36
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

Sr Staff UX Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
+64
Represent the needs of ServiceNow customers or partners and their end users associated with ServiceNow's products, competing products, or future concepts. Work with key stakeholders including designers, other researchers, and product managers to identify objectives, goals, timelines and research execution plan. Executes all types and steps of qualitative and quantitative primary research and analysis, from early discovery, usage and needs, through product design validation.

Director, UX Research

Chicago
1 week ago
+57
About The Opportunity We're all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process! Why

Product UX Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
+59
TransUnion is seeking a User Researcher to support the innovation, iteration, and optimization of our direct-to-consumer products (mobile and web). This User Researcher will work directly with Product Managers, UX Designers, Product Designers, and Software Developers to better understand how users are interacting with current products through qualitative research and user testing and to inform and evaluate new features and experiences. This role will be critical to the evolution of the direct-to-consumer product research, growth and development of the practice. While you will not be fully responsible for scaling research you will work with design leadership to inspire and influence teams of all departments to consider it as it relates to their business goals.

Senior UX Researcher

Chicago
1 week ago
+52
If you are a current Motorola Solutions employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account.Company OverviewAt Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners,

Sr. Staff UI/UX Researcher

Chicago
5 days ago
+52
Do you have a passion for really understanding why our users work as they do and how they get their jobs done? Do you want to uncover ways to make them safer and more effective in what can be challenging work environments? If so, you’ve come to the right place. As a Sr. Staff UI/UX Researcher, you will be part of a community of researchers and designers tasked with overcoming complicated user challenges, transforming them into meaningful and critical experiences. You should already have a strong foundation in qualitative and quantitative research methods and a demonstrated ability to observe users and evaluate system performance across a range of roles, tasks and environmental conditions. You will work with a small, distributed and highly collaborative team to investigate user needs, behavior and workflows, and use research insights to help envision new design solutions that demonstrate sound physical, cognitive and social human factors practices.

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 501-1,000 employees, earning $96,750 on average.

UX Researcher Salary by gender

The average UX Researcher salary for women is $80,751 and the average UX Researcher salary for men is $106,356.

UX Researcher Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Researcher with 7+ years of experience is $150,000. 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 $67,177
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
UI Designer $79,886
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $82,389
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Art Director $84,182
Min: $56K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher $87,767
Min: $65K
Max: $150K
Product Designer $90,006
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
Senior UI Designer $104,028
Min: $75K
Max: $140K
Senior UX Designer $110,105
Min: $65K
Max: $205K
Creative Director $140,450
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
Design Director $141,197
Min: $95K
Max: $220K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,000
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Skills that affect UX Researcher salaries in Chicago

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User Interviews
5% have this skill
2
Usability Testing
5% have this skill
3
Persona Definition
4% have this skill
4
User Flows
3% have this skill
5
Competitor Analysis
3% have this skill
6
Prototyping
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
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $65,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$109,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $109,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$72,800
Yearly Salary
A UX Research Analyst reported a yearly salary of $72,800
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$76,960
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $76,960
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$87,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $87,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$80,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $80,500 with +$800 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$82,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $82,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$74,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher and Designer reported a yearly salary of $74,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Research Associate reported a yearly salary of $80,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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