SOURCE: Onward Search

Onward Search

June 05, 2012 13:05 ET

Onward Search Releases Its List of the Ten Hottest Digital Creative Jobs

New Infographic Spotlights the Ten Most Requested Digital Creative Jobs, the Top Markets for Each Profession, and Expected Salary Ranges

WILTON, CT--(Marketwire - Jun 5, 2012) - Onward Search, the nation's leading staffing and recruitment agency for digital marketing and creative professionals, has released their newest installment in salary and career-based infographics titled "Salary Guide For the 10 Hottest Digital Creative Jobs," which can be found online at in the Onward Search Career Center. This educational resource identifies the most requested job titles in the digital creative space from hiring companies, the top twenty US job markets for each profession, and the expected salary range for each.

Based on proprietary hiring data from its nationwide base of clients, Onward Search reports that web developers are the most highly sought after professionals in the digital creative space, followed by web designers, information architects, and UX designers, with interactive designers rounding out the top five. These professions demonstrate the ongoing need for companies to provide an exceptional website presence, especially in regards to usability, to succeed it today's market. The profession with the most earning potential was "information architect" with a median salary in the US of $99,000 as obtained from

New York, NY dominated the open jobs front, ranking as the number one location for job availability for each of the ten professions on the list, based on the volume of job postings as seen on San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA, Chicago, IL, Atlanta, GA, and Boston, MA proved to be strong hubs for digital creative jobs as well, as they consistently dominate the top of the list for all ten job titles.

"As more and more industries understand the value of maintaining a competitive online presence, and new technologies continue to make it easier for people to get to the web, the need to build and maintain a full staff of digital and creative professionals is becoming a requirement for businesses of all types," said Ken Clark, president of Onward Search. "Professionals in these areas are ensured plenty of available work in the years to come."

Onward Search has seen unprecedented growth in the digital creative job market in the past year, making it a lead growth area across their nine local offices across the United States, as well as in their national headquarters in Wilton, CT.

The release of this infographic marks the fifth installment in an ongoing series of visual guides designed for digital marketing and creative professionals. The goal of these infographics has been to define the demand for talent within this space and provide job seekers with a visually appealing and easy-to-navigate set of benchmark documents -- one that they can refer to when negotiating salary and evaluating potential job offers.

About Onward Search

Onward Search is the nation's leading provider of digital marketing and creative talent. The company offers a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, permanent placement, and executive search with the nation's best interactive agencies and most innovative companies.

Onward Search is headquartered in Wilton, CT with regional offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. More information regarding the company's services, job opportunities, or career resources can be attained online at They can also be found on Twitter at @onwardsearch or on Facebook at

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