User Interaction Designer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$80,000
$56,000
$80,000
$112,000
Did you know that the average user interaction designer makes $80,159 per year? That's valued at $38.54 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $56,000 and $112,000, meaning user interaction designers have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most user interaction designers find a job with technology and professional companies, while others work for finance, media, and technology companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Washington, Maine and Minnesota are the top states in the U.S. to pay user interaction designers the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Bellevue, WA
$101,797
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Map of User Interaction Designer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where User Interaction Designers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average User Interaction Designer Salary By Location

While a user interaction designer can average a salary of $80,159 per year, or $38.54 per hour, there are many opportunities for user interaction designers to make more. For example, in Bellevue, WA you might make $101,797 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC and Minnetonka, MN. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Bellevue, WA where the average starting salary is $64,000. The highest paying states for user interaction designers include Washington, Maine and Minnesota. Meanwhile, Iowa, Florida, and Nevada offer the lowest salaries.

Average User Interaction Designer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a user interaction designer, working for Netflix or Twitter might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like The Walt Disney Company and Google report highly competitive salaries for user interaction designers.

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Average User Interaction Designer Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, user interaction designer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that finance, media, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for user interaction designers. For example, user interaction designers make a whopping average salary of $89,551 while working for finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $87,027 at media companies and $84,207 at technology companies. But user interaction designers may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $66,302.

Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$89,551
$90k
Media
Media
$87,027
$87k
Technology
Technology
$84,207
$84k
Retail
Retail
$67,553
$68k
Professional
Professional
$66,302
$66k

User Interaction Designer Salary History

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User Interaction Designer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a user interaction designer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added User Interaction Designer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Ui/Ux Designer/
Ui/Ux Designer/
Ui/Ux Designer/
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$115,000
$115,000
07/29/2020
UI Designer
UI Designer
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$139,829
$139,829
07/24/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Ui/Ux Designer/Ecommerce
Ui/Ux Designer/Ecommerce
Ui/Ux Designer/Ecommerce
07/19/2020
07/19/2020
$130,000
$130,000
07/19/2020
UI Designer
UI Designer
07/09/2020
07/09/2020
$79,306
$79,306
07/09/2020
UI Designer IV
UI Designer IV
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$156,525
$156,525
06/24/2020
UI Designer
UI Designer
06/14/2020
06/14/2020
$65,000
$65,000
06/14/2020
UI Designer
UI Designer
06/12/2020
06/12/2020
$90,000
$90,000
06/12/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Product Designer/Modern UI Visual Design/Remote
Senior Product Designer/Modern UI Visual Design/Remote
Senior Product Designer/Modern UI Visual Design/Remote
06/03/2020
06/03/2020
$130,000
$130,000
06/03/2020
UI Designer
UI Designer
05/22/2020
05/22/2020
$90,000
$90,000
05/22/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Ui/Ux Designer
Ui/Ux Designer
Ui/Ux Designer
05/16/2020
05/16/2020
$100,000
$100,000
05/16/2020