UX Designer salary in San Francisco

Average Base Salary in San Francisco

$114,100
$8,133
Additional Cash Compensation
$122,233
Total Compensation
Median: $114K
Min: $78K
Max: $155K

How Much Does a UX Designer Make in San Francisco?

The average salary for a UX Designer in San Francisco is $114,100. The average additional cash compensation for a UX Designer in San Francisco is $8,133. The average total compensation for a UX Designer in San Francisco is $122,233. UX Designer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In San Francisco from anonymous UX Designer employees in San Francisco.

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UX Designer jobs in San Francisco

Associate Director, UI/UX Design

Remote
1 week ago
+25
The Associate Director, UI/UX Design is responsible for leading efforts to research customer requirements and creating new user interface patterns interactions and user flows that meets or supports user needs and goals while also satisfying systems requirements and organizational objectives.

Senior UX Designer

South Bay
6 days ago
+30
The Opportunity We are building a team of UX Thinkers and Evangelizers – not just doers. Do you think beyond the UI? Do you believe in and are a practitioner of bringing context to UX research and design? Do you understand the design philosophy “Design is never done” and what it takes to truly embrace it? Do these ideas align with your career aspirations? For this specific role, we are looking for a Lead UX Designer who specializes in user

Senior UX Designer

San Francisco
1 week ago
+25
Human Interface Design at Primer We are different because we have to be. Our future world is a different world where Machine Learning will become a cornerstone of humanity. How humans harness this new era is our role – to rethink the old and define the new in creating the end-to-end UX for our products. We design every human interaction – from psychological to visual and audible – creating products that are remarkable. Not just beautiful, but

Instructional Designer

San Francisco
1 week ago
+33
The Instacart Care Instructional Designer will partner across the care organization to create learning solutions resulting in improved Customer Experience, overall Cost Reduction and increased Employee Engagement. Through a combination of adult learning principles, technology and creativity this role will increase learner speed to proficiency while developing core skills throughout the Care organization.

Head of User Experience Research

San Francisco
1 week ago
+26
As a natural leader, you’ll inform and inspire our teams and roadmap by finding and sharing compelling narratives. Your strategies will ensure our product design and development processes are thoroughly informed. You will align cross-functional stakeholders and build trust across teams. You’ll be setting the foundation for the discipline as well as building the team to support a scaling design organization. The Design team is responsible for projects that directly impact business goals and metrics. In this role, you will primarily work with the Product Design, Brand and Marketing Design, and Design Operations teams to define user experience research and design strategy at scale. In this high-impact role, you will:

Head of Dasher Experience Design

San Francisco
1 week ago
+44
We're looking for a Head of Dasher Design to lead the world-class driving experience with strong product vision, a bias toward action, and a solid track record in team building and people management with a high bar. DoorDash design team is still small but mighty, which means you’ll get to shape the design culture and process from the ground up and get to drive big and meaningful design problems. 

Senior Design Manager

San Francisco
1 week ago
+27
Wish is seeking an experienced Senior Design Manager to help manage product designers, communication designers, and copywriters responsible for our customer-facing products. You will help the team realize our global vision and deliver best-in-class product experiences and visuals, while also ensuring that our products work together seamlessly.

UX Researcher

San Francisco
1 day ago
+14
In this role, you will have the opportunity to establish our research best practices and implement ongoing foundational research. You’ll conduct generative research to explore new opportunities, test concepts as they are being developed, and evaluate products once they’ve rolled out. You’ll partner closely with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers to identify research opportunities where you’ll drive the planning and execution of research plans. Further, you’ll use qualitative and quantitative tools such as ethnographic/field research, diary studies, surveys, usability testing, and data analysis to uncover the meaningful insights that will help Alto provide patients the treatment they deserve. 

UX Researcher

San Francisco
1 week ago
+33
Work directly with our senior researcher, product managers, designers and engineers to discover and design better ways to help customers explore, shop and receive groceries. Define success metrics, goals and testable hypotheses, then plan research activities based on those definitions. Lead research with customers and shoppers to identify meaningful insights that fuel improvements to our product features and ignite new ones. Communicate and present insights to various stakeholders in a clear and persuasive manner. Facilitate and help shape the design process.

UX Researcher, Live & Digital

Remote
18 hours ago
+33
The User Researcher has to be an excellent communicator as well as a flexible team player that thrives in a fast-paced, distributed and dynamic work environment. We want someone who is a self-starter and understands user behaviors that can drive User Research to bring data and insights into every decision that we make. This role reports into the Head of UX on the Live & Digital team.

UX / Product Designer

San Francisco
1 day ago
+53
Outstanding UI portfolio with commercial web or mobile projects demonstrating experience delivering polished products; Ability to manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions, while being a pixel perfectionist maintaining high attention to detail; Full understanding of UI Design principles and methodologies; Exceptional communication skills and team-working skills; Bachelors in Design (Graphic, Product, Interaction), Communication or related field; Fluency in product design/prototype tools - Sketch, Photoshop, CSS, Marvel, HTML

Principal UX Researcher

San Francisco
1 week ago
+30
Design and user experience is at the center of everything we do in Gusto and is one of our key differentiators. We are a customer-obsessed company, and we believe that everyone who is involved in product development should deeply understand the needs and experiences of our customers. As the Principal UX Researcher, you’ll have the unique opportunity to drive and implement foundational research programs, connect the business strategy and customer insights, and create exceptional products that our customers and internal teams will love and will set the bar for the industry. You will also work closely with our Head of Product Design and cross-functional leadership to amplify our customer centricity and evolve the business & product strategy for Gusto as a whole. 

UX Designer Salary ranges

Average UX Designer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title UX Designer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $132,500 on average.

UX Designer Salary by gender

The average UX Designer salary for women is $98,667 and the average UX Designer salary for men is $120,714.

UX Designer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a UX Designer with 7+ years of experience is $134,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $110,000.

Average Design + UX salaries in San Francisco

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Visual Designer $104,190
Min: $83K
Max: $124K
UI Designer $104,333
Min: $85K
Max: $124K
UX Designer $114,100
Min: $78K
Max: $155K
Senior UI Designer $136,316
Min: $127K
Max: $146K
UX Researcher $136,500
Min: $128K
Max: $145K
Product Designer $141,391
Min: $100K
Max: $161K
Art Director $151,842
Min: $134K
Max: $193K
Senior UX Designer $155,618
Min: $141K
Max: $172K
Design Director $182,524
Min: $151K
Max: $223K
Creative Director $214,318
Min: $203K
Max: $236K
Creative Chief Officer $250,538
Min: $180K
Max: $425K

Skills that affect UX Designer salaries in San Francisco

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Interaction Design
22% have this skill
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Wireframing
22% have this skill
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User Flows
22% have this skill
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Product Design
22% have this skill
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User Interviews
22% have this skill
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Adobe Creative Suite
22% have this skill

Recent UX Designer salaries in San Francisco

$155,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$13,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
San Francisco
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Experience Designer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
San Francisco
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
San Francisco
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
$78,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $78,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
San Francisco
$96,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $96,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
San Francisco
$127,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $127,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
San Francisco
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
San Francisco
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$2,800 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
San Francisco
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
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