UI/Usability Designer I Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does an UI/Usability Designer I make in Chicago, IL? The average UI/Usability Designer I salary in Chicago, IL is $80,163 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $72,893 and $90,633. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Applies user-centered design principles to improve the workflow, expand the functionality, and enhance the visual appeal of websites and mobile apps. Gathers requirements from users and stakeholders, defines information architecture, creates sample user personas, and documents user workflow. Designs wireframes, mockups, and prototypes. Applies the results from user research and usability testing to create new features and improve current features. Requires knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, Lineto and FLASH. May perform user research, usability testing, or facilitate focus groups. May require familiarity with various graphic design software packages. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    UI/Usability Designer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    UI/Usability Designer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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