Salary Trends for 2022: Numbers to Know

By Robert Half on September 26, 2021 at 4:00pm

2022 SALARY GUIDE FROM ROBERT HALF

Robert Half has reported on salaries for more than 70 years. The 2022 guide highlights new numbers worth knowing, including pay ranges for 500+ positions.

Salaries Are Rising

U.S. starting salaries for professional occupations are expected to increase an average of 3.8%.

Workers want a raise — or they may walk.

49% feel underpaid
31% would consider quitting if they didn’t get a salary boost

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 workers in the U.S.

Top Roles in Demand

Positions in strong demand may see even bigger pay gains.

Title Salary Range % Change
Revenue Cycle Analyst $47,000 - $68,000 8.1%
Database Administrator $82,750 - $124,500 6.9%
Front-End Developer $76,250 - $107,750 6.0%
Digital Marketing Specialist $50,750 - $72,500 5.6%
Information Systems Security Manager $129,750 - $187,750 5.5%
Law Firm Lawyer 4 – 9 years’ experience $93,250 - $146,250 5.5%
Customer Service Specialist $32,750 - $38,750 5.3%
Administrative Assistant $35,750 - $43,750 4.7%
User Experience Designer $79,750 - $122,250 3.8%
Senior Accountant $66,500 - $95,750 3.7%

In a tight talent market, workers have more options and employers must offer competitive compensation, benefits and perks. Learn more at roberthalf.com/salary_guide.

 

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