How much does a Principal UX Designer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Principal UX Designer in the United States is $58 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $52 and $72. Hourly rate 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. 

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... principals. • Work on organizing components into epics, user stories and tasks with the ability ... designing and developing GUIs • 5+ years' experience in UX/UI development using high level ... - 47 days ago
HUBZone HQ - McLean , VA
HUBZone Headquarters (HUBZone HQ) is pleased to be recruiting a full time UI/UX Designer for a multiyear role and career with us with familiarity working with foreign nations and experience working ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Satsyil Corporation - Reston , VA
Satsyil Corp is seeking a highly creative, energetic UI UX designer with a passion for creating intuitive and enjoyable front-end experiences for our enterprise web applications. Responsibilities ... - 10 days ago
Brevco Services - Norfolk , VA
... Designer UIUX industry experience working on complex Web andor mobile application designs Strong experience in the development of artifacts such as sketches, prototypes, high-fidelity mock-ups ... - 16 days ago
We are looking for an experienced product designer who enjoys translating complex user needs into intuitive, simple, and impactful products. The product designer will partner with product managers ...
Nexxt - 9 days ago
Capital One - McLean , VA
UX/UI Designer, Small Business Card The Small Business Card Design team at Capital One is a diverse group of human-centered designers charged with disrupting how small business owners interact with ...
Capital One - 52 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Principal UX Designer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Principal UX Designer ranges from $52 to $72 with the average hourly pay of $58. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $58 to $112 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $78.

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