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. SF Bay Area
  2. $161,051
  3. Seattle
  4. $154,815
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $151,313
  7. New York
  8. $143,241
  9. Washington D.C.
  10. $141,333
  11. Atlanta
  12. $139,062
  13. Boston
  14. $132,106
  15. Philadelphia
  16. $126,400
  17. Dallas/Ft Worth
  18. $120,500
  19. Austin
  20. $119,662
  21. Chicago
  22. $118,100
  23. Toronto
  24. C$109,820
  25. Denver
  26. $109,684
  27. San Diego
  28. $109,666
  29. Minneapolis/St Paul
  30. $103,000
  31. France
  32. €75,555
  33. London
  34. £70,606
  35. Dublin
  36. €63,000
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $161,051
  3. Seattle
  4. $154,815
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $151,313
  7. New York
  8. $143,241
  9. Washington D.C.
  10. $141,333
  11. Atlanta
  12. $139,062
  13. Boston
  14. $132,106
  15. Philadelphia
  16. $126,400
  17. Dallas/Ft Worth
  18. $120,500
  19. Austin
  20. $119,662
  21. Chicago
  22. $118,100
  23. Toronto
  24. C$109,820
  25. Denver
  26. $109,684
  27. San Diego
  28. $109,666
  29. Minneapolis/St Paul
  30. $103,000
  31. France
  32. €75,555
  33. London
  34. £70,606
  35. Dublin
  36. €63,000
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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: