User Experience Designer Career Path

Are you thinking of becoming a User Experience Designer or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a User Experience Designer, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new User Experience Designer job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Seniority Levels

L2

UX Designer

Alias: Freelance UX Designer, UX Designer II...(4)
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2 - 4Years of Experience
£48,755Avg. Annual Salary
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37% advanced to

L3

Senior UX Designer

Alias: Mid-level UX Designer, UX Designer III
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2 - 4Years of Experience
£68,123Avg. Annual Salary
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L4

Lead UX Designer

Alias: Ux Designer Iv, Staff UX Designer
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5 - 7Years of Experience
£80,555Avg. Annual Salary
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Salary Trajectory

User Experience Designer Career Path

£90K
£68K
£45K
£23K
£0
L2
L4
L6
L8
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Important Skill Sets for the User Experience Designer Career Path

UX Design
Adobe Creative Suite
Wireframes
UI UX

User Experience Designer Career Transitions

Your skills as a user experience designer can prepare you to transition into related roles, such as ux researcher or art manager, which could open up different career paths for you. Below are the most common user experience designer career transitions, along with typical salaries and skill requirements.