AARP AARPx Experience Designer Salary in the United States

How much does a AARPx Experience Designer make at companies like AARP in the United States? The average salary for AARPx Experience Designer at companies like AARP in the United States is $94,304 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $82,854 and $105,753. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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What does a AARPx Experience Designer do at companies like AARP?

Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP.

Integrated Communications and Marketing (ICM) is a multimedia, service-focused communications and marketing operation that leads in shaping the impression of AARP by providing communications planning, marketing, support and execution for AARP’s strategic business units. 


Plans, implements, and promotes training, coaching, and adoption opportunities that embed customer experience (CX) practices, tools, and processes into day-to-day business operations and empowers teams to self-manage CX optimization.  Builds strong consumer relationships, delivers consumer-centric solutions, builds partnerships, and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.  Supports the team in training and employee-skills building, particularly with developing consumer journeys and building and implementing marketing policies that support communications governance.  Ensures that business units will evolve from having a consumer mindset to knowing the consumer experience tools and resources that will ensure the consumer is at the center of work. 

  1. Coordinates and manages project work for the team.
  2. Prepares and delivers content, presentations, reports, and events to drive the socialization of projects.
  3. Captures data and metrics to demonstrate progress on project work.  Tracks outputs and outcomes on dashboards and develops updates for colleagues and leadership.
  4. Communicates best practices, research findings, and metrics to engage decision makers.
  5. Schedules and manages calendars for meetings and workshops.
  6. Supports management of vendor contracts and staff.
  7. Schedules, promotes, and manages training and workshop delivery.
  8. Develops and manages relationships with specific business units and teams (clients) to cultivate the adoption of CX practices.
  9. Coordinated regular feedback loops with CX clients and leadership to ensure needs, priorities, and other factors are met.
  10. Develops and builds programs that bring the appropriate customer experience tools and mindset to business units. 
  11. Consult with business units to understand existing level of customer experience competency and needs, then creates an enablement approach to address those needs. 
  12. Works within the team to bring skills and expertise to business units in an organized fashion. 
  13. Acts as an additional contact under the team/project lead for internal stakeholders.  Demonstrates the ability to work across projects with minimal support.

Completion of a BA/BS degree required (MBA or graduate degree in design, consumer research, or a similar discipline is a plus) and 5+ years of professional experience within a customer-focused organization.  Experience in human-centered design, design thinking, and/or lean startup for experience design, applying CX tools, such as journey mapping, co-creation, or other related discipline.  Experience developing and building programs to bring about positive change in individuals and teams over time, such as change management, coaching, certification development, or related area, a plus.

Ability to manage multiple projects at once and deliver professional work-product promptly and on deadline.

Ability to work and build relationships in a cross-matrix organization is essential.

Adaptability and entrepreneurship are important.

Excellent collaboration and relationship-building skills.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Ability to produce high-quality reports and presentations (PowerPoint).

Highly self-motivated, team-oriented, collaborative, and passionately advocates and articulates opinions, while maintaining flexibility to incorporate others’ point-of-views.

Preferred proven experience in a Fortune 500 company leading cross organizational projects.

Benefits Offered

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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The chart shows total cash compensation for the AARP AARPx Experience Designer in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $82,854 to $105,753 with an average total cash compensation of $94,304. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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