UX Designer salary in Los Angeles, CA

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles, CA

$93,980
$7,249
Additional Cash Compensation
$101,229
Total Compensation
Median: 90,000
Min: $62K
Max: $165K

How Much Does a UX Designer Make in Los Angeles, CA?

The average salary for a UX Designer in Los Angeles, CA is $93,980. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Designer in Los Angeles, CA is $7,249. The average total compensation for a UX Designer in Los Angeles, CA is $101,229. UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous UX Designer employees in Los Angeles, CA.

UX Designer
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best-paying cities for UX Designer

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are San Francisco, Remote, Seattle, Princeton-Trenton and New York City.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
San Francisco, CA$129,655
+ 31% (89,929)
Remote$121,316
+ 26% (89,929)
Seattle, WA$107,980
+ 17% (89,929)
Princeton-Trenton$101,000
+ 11% (89,929)
New York City, NY$100,428
+ 10% (89,929)
Boston, MA$98,909
+ 9% (89,929)
Sacramento, CA$96,843
+ 7% (89,929)
Baltimore, MD$96,625
+ 7% (89,929)
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN$95,667
+ 6% (89,929)
Los Angeles, CA$95,265
+ 6% (89,929)

UX Designer Salary by gender

The average UX Designer salary for women is $87,435 and the average UX Designer salary for men is $110,416.

UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Designer with 7+ years of experience is $129,773. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $74,500.

UX Designer Salary ranges

The most common UX Designer salary in Los Angeles, CA is between $100k - $110k.

Average Design + UX salaries in Los Angeles, CA

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Visual Designer$76,084
Min: $61K
Max: $130K
UI Designer$92,579
Min: $77K
Max: $117K
UX Designer$93,980
Min: $62K
Max: $165K
Graphic Designer$101,000
Min: $101K
Max: $101K
Product Designer$109,287
Min: $55K
Max: $210K
Game Designer$110,000
Min: $110K
Max: $110K
Senior UI Designer$111,384
Min: $87K
Max: $145K
UX Researcher$114,150
Min: $93K
Max: $137K
Senior UX Designer$119,721
Min: $73K
Max: $163K
Art Director$125,001
Min: $70K
Max: $196K
Senior Product Designer$145,375
Min: $131K
Max: $157K
Creative Director$147,914
Min: $98K
Max: $231K
Design Director$173,887
Min: $118K
Max: $255K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)$206,500
Min: $183K
Max: $230K

FAQ

Q:

What is a UX designer?

A.
A UX designer creates user-friendly products and services by conducting user research and product testing.
Q:

How to become a UX designer?

A.
There isn’t one way to become a UX designer, but many have bachelor’s degrees in graphic design, software engineering, human-computer interaction or a related field. It's also important to build a portfolio of work that focuses on user research and UX design. Pursuing internships and volunteering to run projects for college groups, small businesses and non-profit organizations is a great way to start building a portfolio of work.
Q:

How much does a UX designer make?

A.

The salary range for a UX designer is $45K-$300K. The average salary for a UX Designer in Los Angeles, CA is $93,980.

Career Info

UX Designer jobs in Los Angeles, CA

Skills that affect UX Designer salaries in Los Angeles, CA

1
Adobe Creative Suite
10% have this skill
2
Information Architecture
4% have this skill
3
Interaction Design
3% have this skill
4
Wireframing
2% have this skill
5
Prototyping
2% have this skill
6
User Flows
2% have this skill

Average UX Designer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title UX Designer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $107,280 on average.

Recent UX Designer salaries in Los Angeles, CA

$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$7,200 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Designer, UX/UI reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$4,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Designer, UX/UI reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$4,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Manager, User Experience reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. UX/UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Orange County
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles, CA
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Manager reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Orange County
1-5 Reports