Starting Salaries for Marketing and Creative Professionals Projected to Rise 3.5% in 2013: Digital Roles Remain Hot

For creative professionals, beyond execution skills, the study found interpersonal skills strongly impact success and the job market for skilled candidates looks suprisingly good. According to Farrugia, "Creative professionals who posses a combination of strong design, technical and interpersonal abilities continue to be among the most desirable to employers, regardless of job title or experience level. In fact, it is not uncommon for many of these well-rounded candidates to receive multiple job offers." 

Additional findings from The Creative Group's study include: