SIX SURPRISING SIX-FIGURE JOBS
Robert Half Research Reveals Positions With High Earning Potential
MENLO PARK, Calif., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Although many people associate six-figure salaries with executive positions, those with a knack for technology and creative thinking can earn handsome compensation, too. According to research from Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group, salaries often top $100,000 for roles such as information architects, data security analysts and user experience (UX) designers. The generous compensation levels are due to high demand for these professionals as organizations strive to enhance their digital presence and boost investments in information technology (IT) infrastructure.
"These highly specialized positions help companies implement essential projects, such as improving and securing the firm's online presence across platforms, or gathering and analyzing business data," said John Reed, senior executive director of Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group. "Employers are willing to pay well for these roles because they allow organizations to take advantage of new technologies and gain a competitive edge."
Following are six technology and design jobs that can pay six-figures*:
More information about the positions listed above can be found in the Robert Half Technology 2012 Salary Guide, which includes a wide range of IT positions, as well as The Creative Group 2012 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 2012 Salary Guides for Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group. Actual salary ranges may vary depending on location.