UX Researcher salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$92,078
$8,617
Additional Cash Compensation
$100,695
Total Compensation
Median: $92K
Min: $72K
Max: $150K

How Much Does a UX Researcher Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $92,078. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $8,617. The average total compensation for a UX Researcher in Chicago is $100,695. 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

Lead UX Researcher

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+40
Designing and conducting research studies to derive meaningful and actionable insights about our customers’ needs, attitudes, behaviors, emotions, pain points and preferences. Collaborating closely with product managers, designers, engineers and other stakeholders to influence the overall product strategy and roadmap. Leading cross-functional design-thinking sessions to solve complex customer problems and drive innovation. Mentoring and coaching product managers and product designers with best practices, frameworks, and tools. Reviewing and providing feedback on research studies created by product designers and product managers. Presenting key research findings and recommendations that build customer empathy and inspire a human-centered design culture.

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 $80,800 and the average UX Researcher salary for men is $111,195.

UX Researcher Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Researcher with 7+ years of experience is $150,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $65,997
Min: $45K
Max: $125K
UI Designer $77,441
Min: $53K
Max: $120K
UX Designer $81,532
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Art Director $81,742
Min: $56K
Max: $135K
Product Designer $89,456
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
UX Researcher $92,078
Min: $72K
Max: $150K
Senior UI Designer $100,875
Min: $75K
Max: $137K
Senior UX Designer $106,557
Min: $65K
Max: $148K
Design Director $140,380
Min: $95K
Max: $220K
Creative Director $141,083
Min: $101K
Max: $170K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $164,083
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

Skills that affect UX Researcher salaries in Chicago

1
User Interviews
4% have this skill
2
Usability Testing
4% have this skill
3
Persona Definition
3% have this skill
4
Prototyping
2% have this skill
5
Feature Validation
2% have this skill
6
User Flows
2% have this skill

Recent UX Researcher salaries in 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
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Manager Research & Strategy reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$29,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
5-10 Reports
$72,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Analyst reported a yearly salary of $72,000
3-5 Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
Chicago
$116,280
Yearly Salary
A User Researcher reported a yearly salary of $116,280
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$78,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $78,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$106,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $106,000 with +$5,200 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$72,500
Yearly Salary
A UX Researcher reported a yearly salary of $72,500 with +$7,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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