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Job Title
Years of Experience
SalaryDegreeFull timeState
My company values my type of work (design, development, product, etc.)...
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Junior Product Designer3$10,000as a freelancerSome college
a student part time job
Side project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
3
Junior Product Designer3$10,000as a freelancerSome college
a student part time job
School
Completely satisfied, things are perfect
California
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
4
Junior Product Designer3$20,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
High School
a student part time job
Side project/s
Not so bright at the moment
California
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
5
Graphic and Web Designer2$30,000as a freelancer
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Very satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
6
Senior Front End Developer4$30,000as a freelancer
College/ bachelor's degree
Part time in design, part time as a personal trainer and also run a volunteer organization. It amounts to more than full time but the design work is technically part time
Side project/s
Not so bright at the moment
California
Not so much. They're always rushing me and non appreciative
7
Junior Product Designer1$30,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartnerVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
8
Junior Product Designer3$40,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
9
Marketing Specialist6$40,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Completely and utterly miserable
California
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
10
Graphic Designer3$40,000as a freelancer
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartner, ChildrenVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
11
Junior Brand/Marketing Designer
2$40,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Not so bright at the moment
California
Not so much. They're always rushing me and non appreciative
12
Senior Product Designer3$40,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s
Not so bright at the moment
California
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
13
Art Director (agency)4$40,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, PartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
14
Junior Product Designer2$40,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, Partner
Not so bright at the moment
California
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
15
Junior Product Designer3$40,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
16
Junior Product Designer3$40,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Part time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Completely and utterly miserable
California
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
17
Art Director (agency)1$40,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
18
Junior Product Designer1$40,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
19
Junior Product Designer1$40,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
20
Junior Front End Developer1$50,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
21
Art Director (agency)10$50,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)Some collegeFull timeSide project/s
Not so bright at the moment
California
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
22
Senior Front End Developer13$50,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
Some collegeFull timeSide project/s, Partner
Not so bright at the moment
California
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
23
Senior Front End Developer8$50,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
24
Senior Product Designer6$50,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
25
Senior Brand/Marketing Designer
5$50,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Very satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
26
Email Designer3$50,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, PartnerVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
27
design assistant 6$50,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
28
Art Director (agency)5$50,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
29
Visual Designer2$50,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
30
Junior UX Researcher (not visual, only research)
1$50,000as a freelancerSome college
a student part time job
SchoolVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
31
lead designer9$50,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Not so bright at the moment
California
Not so much. They're always rushing me and non appreciative
32
Junior Art Director1$50,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
Master's degree
Full timePartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
33
web designer2$50,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartner, baby on the way
Not so bright at the moment
California
Not so much. They're always rushing me and non appreciative
34
Visual Designer3$50,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
35
Junior Front End Developer8$60,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
36
Senior Front End Developer5$60,000
I'm independent, founded my own company and pay the taxes for it
Master's degree
8-10hrs/day, 6-7 days/week
Side project/s, PartnerVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
37
Junior Product Designer1$60,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
Master's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
38
Junior Front End Developer3$60,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
39
"Mid" Brand & Product Designer
4$60,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Side project/s, Partner, Weight training, Photography, Travel, Cooking, Car Enthusiast
Very satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
40
Junior Product Designer4$60,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, ChildrenSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
41
Lead Designer2$60,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, FreelanceSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
42
Product Design Intern1$60,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
43
Digital Graphic Designer4$60,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, Children
Not so bright at the moment
California
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
44
Senior Product Designer5$60,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Side project/s, Partner, Rock Climbing
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
45
Web Developer9$60,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, PartnerVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
46
Senior Designer / Art Director6$60,000as a freelancer
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
47
Junior Brand/Marketing Designer
1$60,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
48
Junior Product Designer2$60,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timenone of the aboveVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
49
Junior UI/UX Designer1$60,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeKeeping fit
Not so bright at the moment
California
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
50
Graphic Designer2$60,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, PartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
51
Lead Designer11$60,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s
Not so bright at the moment
California
Not so much. They're always rushing me and non appreciative
52
Junior Brand/Marketing Designer
5$60,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, PartnerVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
53
UX/UI Designer1$60,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
54
Senior Brand/Marketing Designer
1$60,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Very satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
55
Junior Product Designer2$60,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
Master's degree
Contractor (full time)
Side project/s, Partner, DogSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
56
Back End Web Developer9$70,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
57
UX Designer5$70,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
Some collegeFull timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
58
UI/UX designer2$70,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
Master's degree
Part timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
59
Junior Product Designer4$70,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
60
Junior Front End Developer1$70,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
Some collegeFull timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
61
Lead Designer3$70,000
in a small/ early-stage startup (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
62
Senior Product Designer5$70,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
Master's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
63
designer3$70,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
Master's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Not so bright at the moment
California
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
64
Junior Brand/Marketing Designer
6$70,000as a freelancer
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, PartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
65
Junior Product Designer2$70,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
66
Full Stack Developer (iOS and Android included)
2$70,000
I'm independent, founded my own company and pay the taxes for it
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
67
Senior Front End Developer7$70,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, PartnerCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
68
Senior Front End Developer5$70,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, PartnerVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
69
Senior Product Designer5$70,000as a freelancer
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Not so much. They're always rushing me and non appreciative
70
Web Designer3$70,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
71
UX Designer1$70,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)Some collegeFull time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
72
Junior Product Designer1$70,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, FrisbeeVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
73
Senior Front End Developer5$70,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
Some courses/ certificates not for a degree
Full timeChildrenVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
74
Associate User Experience Designer
2$70,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, Partner
Not so bright at the moment
California
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
75
Senior Graphic Designer8$70,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Side project/s, Partner, Children
Very satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
76
Lead UX Designer, Founder10$70,000
I'm independent, founded my own company and pay the taxes for it
Master's degree
Full timePartner, ChildrenSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
77
Web Designer / Developer7$70,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sVery satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
78
Junior UX Researcher (not visual, only research)
2$70,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
Master's degree
Full time
Side project/s, Partner, Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
79
Junior Brand/Marketing Designer
1$70,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Very satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
80
Graphic Designer2$70,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s
Not so bright at the moment
California
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
81
Designer5$70,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, Roller DerbySatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
82
Junior Brand/Marketing Designer
5$70,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, Partner
Completely and utterly miserable
California
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
83
Ux designer (ux and visual)4$70,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
84
Graphic Designer 4$70,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Side project/s, Partner, Getting buff
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
85
Junior Product Designer1$70,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Very satisfiedCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
86
Junior Product Designer1$70,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
87
Junior Product Designer1$70,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
Master's degree
Full timeSide project/s, Partner, Dog
Not so bright at the moment
California
Not so much. They're always rushing me and non appreciative
88
Senior Brand/Marketing Designer
8$80,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartner, ChildrenVery satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
89
Senior Designer 4$80,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, PartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
90
Junior Product Designer2$80,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
91
UX Designer2$80,000
in a large company/startup of more than 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, Partner
Not so bright at the moment
California
Not so much. They're always rushing me and non appreciative
92
Senior Front End Developer4$80,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
Some courses/ certificates not for a degree
Part timeSide project/s, PartnerSatisfied-ishCalifornia
93
Director of Design (Product company)
10$80,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Side project/s, Partner, Children
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
94
Junior Front End Developer4$80,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/sSatisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
95
UX Designer1$80,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timeSide project/s, Partner
Completely satisfied, things are perfect
California
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
96
Senior Web Designer11$80,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
Some courses/ certificates not for a degree
Full timeChildren
Not so bright at the moment
California
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
97
Senior Product Designer5$80,000
in a scaling startup (up to 50 employees, already raised significant money)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Side project/s, Partner, Children
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
98
Art Director (agency)8$80,000in a small agency (up to 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full timePartner, Children
Not so bright at the moment
California
Mostly. They try to give me what I ask for and show a general appreciation for my work
99
Design Manager2$80,000
in a med-large agency (more than 15 employees)
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Side project/s, Partner, Children
Very satisfiedCalifornia
Absolutely. They give me every thing I need to do my job, all the time I could ever ask for and appreciate me fully
100
Visual Designer3$80,000
in a medium-large company of up to 500 employees
College/ bachelor's degree
Full time
Nope - no other super time-clugging things besides my day job
Satisfied-ishCalifornia
Sort of. They care, but sometimes they are dismissive
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