The top 10 highest-paying jobs in America in 2018

10. UX Designer

Median base pay: $77,994

Year-over-year pay growth: 1.2%

Industry: Technology


Job description: We are looking for a user-experience (UX) designer able to understand our business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. The UX designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.

User experience designers, otherwise known as UX designers, often work with software, product development and merchandising teams to improve consumer satisfaction. UX managers are often required to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or a related field.