by PR Newswire — Dec. 4, 2012
MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Technology and creative professionals who include “make more money” on their New Year’s resolution list may achieve their goal next year: According to the recently released 2013 Salary Guides from Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group, a number of positions in the information technology (IT) and creative fields are likely to see above-average salary gains in the coming year. The increase in compensation levels is due to high demand for these professionals as organizations enhance their digital presence and boost investments in IT infrastructure.
“Salaries are rising for candidates who can help organizations leverage new technologies to increase efficiencies, gain business insights and produce superior customer experiences,” said John Reed, senior executive director of Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group. “In some cases, there’s a shortage of individuals available to fill these highly specialized positions, which is driving up starting compensation levels.”
Following are descriptions for six hot technology and design jobs in 2013, along with their anticipated average starting salaries in 2013*:
More information about the positions listed above can be found in the Robert Half Technology 2013 Salary Guide , which includes a wide range of IT job descriptions, and The Creative Group 2013 Salary Guide , which focuses on interactive, design and marketing jobs.
Both Robert Half Technology ( www.rht.com ) and The Creative Group ( www.creativegroup.com ) are divisions of Robert Half International, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm and a recognized leader in professional staffing services.
*All salaries listed are U.S. national averages based on data published in the 2013 Salary Guides from Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group. Actual salary ranges may vary depending on location.
SOURCE Robert Half Technology