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How much are you worth? 2011 Salary Data for UX Professionals

How much are you worth? 2011 Salary Data for UX Professionals

Jeff Sauro • August 23, 2011

The median UX professional salary for 2011 is $90k, up around $5,500 (7%) from 2009. The key factors that drive 40% of salary variation are: years of experience, having a PhD, being a manager and whether you live in the Western or Northeastern US.[Read More]


Were most Software Millionaires born around 1955?

Were most Software Millionaires born around 1955?

Jeff Sauro • November 17, 2010

In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell identifies the years around 1955 as the best time to become a software millionaire. Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt all have birthdays in 1955. However, an examination of a larger dataset of 41 software millionaires reveals twice as many were born outside the 1950s. CEOs from all industries happen to be born in the 1950s--a likely consequence of the baby-boom and not particular birth years.[Read More]


How much is a PhD Worth?

How much is a PhD Worth?

Jeff Sauro • November 5, 2009

Does a full-time PhD pay off in the Usability Profession? The UPA Salary data from 2009 and 2005 is analyzed. It shows that while a PhD may open doors, being out of the work-force for five years is an opportunity cost that is unlikely to made up for.[Read More]

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About Jeff Sauro

Jeff Sauro is the founding principal of Measuring Usability LLC, a company providing statistics and usability consulting to Fortune 1000 companies.
He is the author of over 20 journal articles and 4 books on statistics and the user-experience.
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Jeff's Books

Quantifying the User Experience: Practical Statistics for User ResearchQuantifying the User Experience: Practical Statistics for User Research

The most comprehensive statistical resource for UX Professionals

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Excel & R Companion to Quantifying the User ExperienceExcel & R Companion to Quantifying the User Experience

Detailed Steps to Solve over 100 Examples and Exercises in the Excel Calculator and R

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A Practical Guide to the System Usability ScaleA Practical Guide to the System Usability Scale

Background, Benchmarks & Best Practices for the most popular usability questionnaire

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A Practical Guide to Measuring UsabilityA Practical Guide to Measuring Usability

72 Answers to the Most Common Questions about Quantifying the Usability of Websites and Software

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