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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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. San Diego
  2. $153,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $152,374
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $137,241
  7. Seattle
  8. $133,987
  9. New York
  10. $133,485
  11. Denver
  12. $124,431
  13. Austin
  14. $122,821
  15. Boston
  16. $120,443
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $117,222
  19. Chicago
  20. $109,375
  21. Toronto
  22. C$92,615
  23. London
  24. £69,031
  25. France
  26. €50,235
  1. San Diego
  2. $153,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $152,374
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $137,241
  7. Seattle
  8. $133,987
  9. New York
  10. $133,485
  11. Denver
  12. $124,431
  13. Austin
  14. $122,821
  15. Boston
  16. $120,443
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $117,222
  19. Chicago
  20. $109,375
  21. Toronto
  22. C$92,615
  23. London
  24. £69,031
  25. France
  26. €50,235
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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: