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User Research Budget Template

Even if you've never made a budget before, this easy breakdown will help you figure out the best way forward.

Guide by Nikki Anderson-Stanier

Making a user research budget for your team isn't fun, but it definitely is necessary.

Not properly budgeting for a project can result in having to cut corners or even cut a research project short.

How do you know that you've got everything in order? This budget proposal and calculator template will have you covered.

What you'll find inside

✔ Budget proposal examples

Check out a sample that includes mission and goals, so your proposal goes beyond just numbers and helps to frame and persuade.

✔ Methodology breakdown

Whether you're conducting generative research or usability testing, the needs of each method may dictate the difference in your planning and budget.

Calculator template

Participants, tools, hiring and scaling—it's all included here.

Strategic and lean budget examples

Check out different examples of what your budget could look like as a helpful template to ensure you're on track.

User Research Budget Template

Crunch those numbers in a flash

With budget proposals and calculator examples, creating your user research budget has never been easier.

Download the calculator template here

Get a spreadsheet version of the calculator here

Download the proposal template here

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