Salaries//Portland, OR//UX Designer

UX Designer salary in Portland, OR

Average Base Salary in Portland, OR

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: 97,000
Min: $75K
Max: $111K

How Much Does a UX Designer Make in Portland, OR?

The average salary for a UX Designer in Portland, OR is $94,500. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Designer in Portland, OR is $4,250. The average total compensation for a UX Designer in Portland, OR is $98,750. UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous UX Designer employees in Portland, OR.

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% (89,887)
+ 24% (89,887)
Seattle, WA$107,980
+ 17% (89,887)
+ 11% (89,887)
New York City, NY$100,428
+ 10% (89,887)
Boston, MA$98,909
+ 9% (89,887)
Sacramento, CA$96,843
+ 7% (89,887)
Baltimore, MD$96,625
+ 7% (89,887)
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN$95,667
+ 6% (89,887)
Los Angeles, CA$95,265
+ 6% (89,887)

UX Designer Salary by gender

UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

UX Designer Salary ranges

The most common UX Designer salary in Portland, OR is between $110k - $120k.

Average Design + UX salaries in Portland, OR

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Visual Designer$74,875
Min: $60K
Max: $97K
UX Researcher$89,000
Min: $82K
Max: $103K
UI Designer$89,571
Min: $75K
Max: $99K
UX Designer$94,500
Min: $75K
Max: $111K
Art Director$94,857
Min: $80K
Max: $115K
Product Designer$102,568
Min: $85K
Max: $145K
Senior UI Designer$109,200
Min: $95K
Max: $150K
Senior UX Designer$117,125
Min: $100K
Max: $133K
Creative Director$136,429
Min: $130K
Max: $145K
Design Director$161,375
Min: $135K
Max: $235K
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 Portland, OR is $94,500.

Career Info

UX Designer jobs in Portland, OR

Skills that affect UX Designer salaries in Portland, OR

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 1,000+ employees, earning $105,667 on average.

Recent UX Designer salaries in Portland, OR

Yearly Salary
A User Experience Designer reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$4,250 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
501-1,000 Employees
Portland, OR
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
1,000+ Employees
Portland, OR
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $111,000
1,000+ Employees
Portland, OR
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $106,000
1,000+ Employees
Portland, OR
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $102,000
51-200 Employees
Portland, OR
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
51-200 Employees
Portland, OR
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
51-200 Employees
Portland, OR
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $97,000
51-200 Employees
Portland, OR