Salaries//Pittsburgh, PA//UX Designer

UX Designer salary in Pittsburgh, PA

Average Base Salary in Pittsburgh, PA

Median: 95,000
Min: $60K
Max: $119K

How Much Does a UX Designer Make in Pittsburgh, PA?

The average salary for a UX Designer in Pittsburgh, PA is $94,333. UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous UX Designer employees in Pittsburgh, PA.

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% (89,890)
+ 24% (89,890)
Seattle, WA$107,980
+ 17% (89,890)
+ 11% (89,890)
New York City, NY$100,428
+ 10% (89,890)
Boston, MA$98,909
+ 9% (89,890)
Sacramento, CA$96,843
+ 7% (89,890)
Baltimore, MD$96,625
+ 7% (89,890)
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN$95,667
+ 6% (89,890)
Los Angeles, CA$95,265
+ 6% (89,890)

UX Designer Salary by gender

The average UX Designer salary for women is $60,000 and the average UX Designer salary for men is $118,000.

UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Designer with 7+ years of experience is $118,000.

UX Designer Salary ranges

Average Design + UX salaries in Pittsburgh, PA

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Visual Designer$72,000
Min: $60K
Max: $81K
UI Designer$78,857
Min: $65K
Max: $91K
Art Director$85,571
Min: $75K
Max: $98K
UX Researcher$87,500
Min: $85K
Max: $90K
UX Designer$94,333
Min: $60K
Max: $119K
Product Designer$94,875
Min: $85K
Max: $130K
Senior UI Designer$97,000
Min: $92K
Max: $105K
Senior UX Designer$111,714
Min: $93K
Max: $132K
Design Director$121,500
Min: $81K
Max: $140K
Creative Director$137,571
Min: $109K
Max: $164K
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)$162,500
Min: $160K
Max: $165K



What is a UX designer?

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

How to become a UX designer?

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.

How much does a UX designer make?


The salary range for a UX designer is $45K-$300K. The average salary for a UX Designer in Pittsburgh, PA is $94,333.

Career Info

UX Designer jobs in Pittsburgh, PA

Skills that affect UX Designer salaries in Pittsburgh, PA

Adobe Creative Suite
10% have this skill
Information Architecture
4% have this skill
Interaction Design
3% have this skill
2% have this skill
2% have this skill
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 201-500 employees, earning $119,000 on average.

Recent UX Designer salaries in Pittsburgh, PA

Yearly Salary
A Sr. Design Lead reported a yearly salary of $118,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Pittsburgh, PA
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $60,000
1-3 Years of Experience
1,000+ Employees
Pittsburgh, PA
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1,000+ Employees
Pittsburgh, PA
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $119,000
201-500 Employees
Pittsburgh, PA
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
51-200 Employees
Pittsburgh, PA
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $108,000
51-200 Employees
Pittsburgh, PA
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $94,000
51-200 Employees
Pittsburgh, PA
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
51-200 Employees
Pittsburgh, PA
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
51-200 Employees
Pittsburgh, PA