How much does a Principal UX Designer make?

Updated Aug 29, 2021

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$176,493 /yr
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6 salaries

$121K

Low

$176K

Average

$257K

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The national average salary for Principal UX Designer is $176,493 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Principal UX Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal UX Designer employees.

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Principal UX Designer$176,493 /yr
L6
Associate Director of UX Design$100,559 /yr
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Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Principal UX Designer

$179,485

 /yr
Range: $160K - $255K
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$160K

$255K

$160,023 - $255,207 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Principal UX Designer

$148,290

 /yr
Range: $138K - $159K

$138K

$159K

$137,536 - $158,936 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Principal UX Designer

$171,221

 /yr
Range: $163K - $172K

$163K

$172K

$162,870 - $172,218 Range

ADP
4

ADP

Principal UX Designer

$157,825

 /yr
Range: $142K - $161K

$142K

$161K

$142,436 - $161,020 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.2

Fidelity Investments

Principal UX Designer

$114,232

 /yr
Range: $114K - $134K

$114K

$134K

$113,543 - $133,914 Range

EMC
3.8

EMC

Principal UX Designer

$163,570

 /yr
Range: $150K - $176K

$150K

$176K

$150,071 - $176,136 Range

Splunk
4.1

Splunk

Principal UX Designer

$153,071

 /yr
Range: $153K - $201K

$153K

$201K

$153,071 - $201,158 Range

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SAP SuccessFactors
2.8

SAP SuccessFactors

Principal UX Designer

$178,912

 /yr
Range: $166K - $181K

$166K

$181K

$166,039 - $180,504 Range

SAP
4.5

SAP

Principal UX Designer
About 

$146K -$173K

$146K

$173K

$146,317 - $173,391 Range

RSA Security
3.5

RSA Security

Principal UX Designer
About 

$141K -$162K

$141K

$162K

$141,421 - $161,595 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Principal UX Designer
About 

$121K -$132K

$121K

$132K

$121,227 - $132,290 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Principal UX Designer
About 

$173K -$187K

$173K

$187K

$173,085 - $186,873 Range

Capital One
4.1

Capital One

Principal UX Designer
About 

$133K -$144K

$133K

$144K

$133,168 - $143,660 Range

Comcast
3.8

Comcast

Principal UX Designer
About 

$152K -$162K

$152K

$162K

$152,033 - $162,483 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Principal UX Designer
About 

$195K -$212K

$195K

$212K

$194,928 - $211,666 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.8

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Principal UX Designer
About 

$143K -$155K

$143K

$155K

$142,972 - $155,399 Range

American Express
4.2

American Express

Principal UX Designer
About 

$167K -$181K

$167K

$181K

$166,557 - $180,763 Range

Expedia Group
4

Expedia Group

Principal UX Designer
About 

$163K -$176K

$163K

$176K

$162,596 - $176,402 Range

NetApp
4.1

NetApp

Principal UX Designer
About 

$167K -$179K

$167K

$179K

$167,224 - $178,700 Range

NortonLifeLock
3.8

NortonLifeLock

Principal UX Designer
About 

$146K -$158K

$146K

$158K

$146,244 - $158,398 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal UX Designer salaries

The national average salary for a Principal UX Designer is $176,493 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Principal UX Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal UX Designer employees.

The highest salary for a Principal UX Designer in United States is $256,556 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal UX Designer in United States is $121,415 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$140,000
per year
A Principal Experience Designer in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$135,000
per year
A Principal User Experience Designer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Principal User Experience Architect in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
$40k stock bonus
$650 tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Principal User Experience Designer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$167,980
per year
A Principal User Experience Designer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $167,980 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$104,959
per year
A Principal User Experience Designer in the Huntsville, AL Area area reported making $104,959 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Huntsville, AL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$107,000
per year
A Principal User Experience Designer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $107,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10,000
monthly
A Principal User Experience Designer in the Rochester, MN Area area reported making $10,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Rochester, MN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$161,020
per year
A Principal UX Designer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $161,020 per year
Additional Pay
$27k cash bonus
$16k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$115,000
per year
A Principal User Experience Designer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
$10k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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