UX Designer salary in New York City, NY

Average Base Salary in New York City, NY

$100,714
$5,718
Additional Cash Compensation
$106,432
Total Compensation
Median: 96,500
Min: $74K
Max: $202K

How Much Does a UX Designer Make in New York City, NY?

The average salary for a UX Designer in New York City, NY is $100,714. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Designer in New York City, NY is $5,718. The average total compensation for a UX Designer in New York City, NY is $106,432. UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous UX Designer employees in New York City, NY.

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 $102,341 and the average UX Designer salary for men is $98,365.

UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Designer with 7+ years of experience is $127,600. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $78,800.

UX Designer Salary ranges

The two most common UX Designer salary ranges in New York City, NY are $90k - $100k and $100k - $110k.

Average Design + UX salaries in New York City, NY

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Visual Designer$79,944
Min: $56K
Max: $129K
UI Designer$96,961
Min: $70K
Max: $140K
UX Designer$100,714
Min: $74K
Max: $202K
Art Director$106,096
Min: $80K
Max: $165K
Senior Graphic Designer$112,500
Min: $110K
Max: $115K
Senior UI Designer$115,895
Min: $80K
Max: $150K
Product Designer$120,129
Min: $80K
Max: $214K
Graphic Designer$127,500
Min: $120K
Max: $135K
UX Researcher$127,877
Min: $95K
Max: $175K
Senior UX Designer$157,703
Min: $138K
Max: $193K
Senior Product Designer$167,286
Min: $136K
Max: $190K
Design Director$172,526
Min: $110K
Max: $300K
Creative Director$183,122
Min: $90K
Max: $275K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)$228,333
Min: $100K
Max: $425K

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 New York City, NY is $100,714.

Career Info

UX Designer jobs in New York City, NY

Skills that affect UX Designer salaries in New York City, NY

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 1,000+ employees, earning $166,667 on average.

Recent UX Designer salaries in New York City, NY

$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior UX/UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New York City, NY
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Product Designer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
New York City, NY
$73,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $73,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York City, NY
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr UX Designe reported a yearly salary of $125,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New York City, NY
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$11,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New York City, NY
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate - UX/UI Designer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
New York City, NY
$104,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $104,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
Princeton-Trenton
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Junior Digital Experience Designer reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New York City, NY
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New York City, NY
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Instructor reported a yearly salary of $90,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
New York City, NY