When companies need a fresh color scheme or new logo, they hire creative workers for art and design gigs. Job titles in this category include illustrators who sketch out mascots or infographics, or art directors who might choose the image for the cover of a book. This job category does not include performers, filmmakers, writers or musicians.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.