UX Designer Salary in Seattle

UX Designer Job Description

User Experience (UX) Designers are charged with the task of improving user satisfaction for different products, including websites, desktop software and mobile apps. Their job may involve improving accessibility, ease of use and consumer interaction. Working with data collected from questionnaires, focus groups and surveys, UX designers are able to develop products with improved functionality and usability.

UX Designers may be involved in the design phase of a planned product or service. They may also be tasked with testing an already designed product to identify and solve any user difficulties that were missed during the design phase. Other duties and responsibilities may include measuring human-computer interaction (HCI), evaluating UX effectiveness and developing wireframes.

Living and Working in Seattle

Seattle offers a lot of opportunities for UX Designers. The city has a dominant technology industry as well as a thriving financial sector boasting major players like Capital One and Vulcan Inc. Seattle also boasts a booming video game industry, with big names like PopCap, Big Fish games and ArenaNet. In addition, Seattle houses the eighth largest port in the country, which makes it a major gateway for many trade routes through to Alaska and Asia.

Life in Seattle revolves around several major neighborhoods. Capitol Hill is a popular pick with many of the city‰Ûªs high-income professionals, while Belltown provides a prime option for walking and nightlife. South-Lake Union houses the Amazon headquarters, Downtown Seattle is the location of the famous Pike Place Market and Atlantic offers a nice, affordable residential spot with trails and outdoorsy fun.

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Based on real Hired interview data, UX Designers in Seattle earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, UX Designers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$126,053
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $100,000 to a high of $170,000, with a median salary of $125,000.

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Compare UX Designer salaries by region

UX Designers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $142,766
  3. Washington D.C.
  4. $135,368
  5. Seattle
  6. $135,022
  7. New York
  8. $128,157
  9. Boston
  10. $127,770
  11. Los Angeles
  12. $126,119
  13. San Diego
  14. $123,333
  15. Denver
  16. $112,560
  17. Chicago
  18. $111,178
  19. Austin
  20. $110,107
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $110,000
  23. Toronto
  24. C$88,822
  25. London
  26. £60,959
  27. France
  28. €49,304
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $142,766
  3. Washington D.C.
  4. $135,368
  5. Seattle
  6. $135,022
  7. New York
  8. $128,157
  9. Boston
  10. $127,770
  11. Los Angeles
  12. $126,119
  13. San Diego
  14. $123,333
  15. Denver
  16. $112,560
  17. Chicago
  18. $111,178
  19. Austin
  20. $110,107
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $110,000
  23. Toronto
  24. C$88,822
  25. London
  26. £60,959
  27. France
  28. €49,304
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Where UX Designers are highest in demand

    UX Designers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: