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GDUSA

2010 SALARY TRENDS

RIGHT ON THE MONEY

BY DONNA FARRUGIA
THE CREATIVE GROUP

In a challenging economy, understanding salary trends in the design field can help you negotiate pay for a new position or get a better sense of how your compensation stacks up.

Without question, 2009 was a challenging year, and 2010 salaries reflect the overabundance of job candidates competing for fewer jobs. Overall, starting salaries for all creative and interactive positions are projected to decrease by three percent, according to The Creative Group's 2010 Salary Guide. Despite the overall decline, there's some reason for optimism: Some specialty areas are actually seeing salary gains. In addition, one-third of advertising and marketing executives say they plan to make new hires in the next year, while another 55% expect to maintain their current staffing levels.

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