UX Designer Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Visual Designer
Chicago
Chicago

UX Designer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$83,500
$1,333
Additional Cash Compensation
$84,833
Total Compensation
Median: $84K
Min: $52K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a UX Designer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a UX Designer in Chicago is $83,500. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $1,333. The average total compensation for a UX Designer in Chicago is $84,833. UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous UX Designer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,069
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
127,711
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Design + UX Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
+13
Artificial Intelligence, Cloud
+15
Professional Services, Software
+12
Cloud, Software

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 $96,400 on average.

UX Designer Salary by gender

The average UX Designer salary for women is $66,167 and the average UX Designer salary for men is $91,429.

UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Designer with 7+ years of experience is $103,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $53,500.

Average Design + UX salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $66,863
Min: $45K
Max: $101K
Art Director $73,333
Min: $56K
Max: $102K
UI Designer $76,950
Min: $63K
Max: $90K
Product Designer $79,964
Min: $53K
Max: $111K
UX Designer $83,500
Min: $52K
Max: $125K
Senior UI Designer $94,000
Min: $80K
Max: $110K
Senior UX Designer $108,055
Min: $65K
Max: $125K
Design Director $138,000
Min: $105K
Max: $220K
Creative Director $148,308
Min: $128K
Max: $165K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer) $163,545
Min: $104K
Max: $200K

UX Designer jobs in Chicago
51

Senior User Experience Architect

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
+30
The Senior User Experience Architect will function as the driving force of usability and interaction strategy on the Zoro.com team by combining wisdom gained from user research, understanding of business initiatives, and deep knowledge of user-centered design methods to create infrastructure that supports intuitive customer interaction. The Senior User Experience Architect...

UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
As a UX Designer you will work closely with Product Managers, Developers and other UX team members to create compelling solutions and product features that make the ticket buying experience great. You'll work in a highly collaborative and fast paced environment, impacting tens of thousands of daily users on our public and internal facing platforms.

UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+13
The UX Designer will have to move quickly from white boarding/wireframes to high fidelity designs, and interactive prototypes. He/she will study business, technical and user requirements and then translate them into UX concepts and high-fidelity designs. UX Designer will work closely with a UX Lead to ensure quality of design as product moves from concept to release. The candidate will have an opportunity to own major product features with a perspective to take on more complexity & responsibility as he/she grows with iManage organization. The candidate is proactive with professional development and staying up to date with new UX trends, mobile/web technologies, and design tools. 

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
1 week ago
+13
The Senior UX Designer will have to move quickly from research to whiteboarding/wireframes, high fidelity designs, and interactive prototypes. He/she will help gather business, technical and user requirements and then translate them into UX specifications and high-fidelity designs. Senior UX Designer will work closely with a UX Researcher to craft usability/end-user tests. Ensure quality of design as the product moves from concept to release. The candidate has to be detail-oriented, able to lead junior designers, assist in identifying areas of improvement and potential future enhancements. The candidate is proactive with professional development and staying up to date with new UX trends, mobile/web technologies, and design tools. 

Senior UX Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+16
We are looking for a senior user experience designer for our Products group. This individual will own the UX design discipline within a cross-functional team charged with developing software for one of our core audiences of individual investors, financial advisors, or other financial professionals. We need a designer who loves the challenge of turning complex data into great communication design, translating usage patterns into intuitive, rewarding interactions and workflows, and working in an incredibly collaborative environment. This position and the full-stack product team is based in our Chicago office. 

Sr. UX Designer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+22
Company Overview Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of

Instructional Designer / Trainer

North Suburbs
4 days ago
+14
We are looking for a highly creative Instructional Designer to collaborate with subject matter experts and thought leaders in the FinTech industry. This position is responsible for developing e-learning solutions as well as administer training and certificate programs for both external clients and employees.  This position will also assess training and development needs both externally and internally, create training manuals, present in-person training sessions, and monitor training for effectiveness.

Director of User Experience

Chicago
2 days ago
+21
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges

Associate Designer, User Experience

Chicago
1 week ago
+16
Morningstar is looking for an associate-level user experience designer for our Products group. This individual will support the UX design discipline within a cross-functional team charged with developing software for financial advisors and other financial professionals. We are looking for a designer who loves taking on the challenge of turning complex data into great communication design, translating usage patterns into intuitive interactions and workflows, and working in an incredibly collaborative environment.  

User Experience Internship

Northwest Suburbs
3 weeks ago
+30
Zoro is currently offering one paid internship for a passionate & driven individual interested in joining our Zoro.com team for the summer of 2019. This is a full-time opportunity and will start early June and end in late August. The start and end dates can be flexible based on your semester schedule.

Senior Consultant - CX Strategy - User Experience

Chicago
4 days ago
+20
Senior Consultant - CX Strategy - User Experience 222 W Adams St, 11th Floor Chicago, Illinois, 60606 United States West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one. From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better. If you are looking to be a

Senior Consultant - CX Strategy - User Experience

Chicago
1 week ago
+20
 West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one. From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better. If you are looking to be a “behind the scenes” technologist, this isn’t the place for you. We celebrate driven professionals who thrive in a

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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Interface Design
9% have this skill
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User Experience
9% have this skill

Recent UX Designer salaries in 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
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$98,000
Yearly Salary
A ux designer reported a yearly salary of $98,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Jr. UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $55,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$52,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $52,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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