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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.

TitleSalary Range% Change
Revenue Cycle Analyst$47,000 - $68,0008.1%
Database Administrator$82,750 - $124,5006.9%
Front-End Developer$76,250 - $107,7506.0%
Digital Marketing Specialist$50,750 - $72,5005.6%
Information Systems Security Manager$129,750 - $187,7505.5%
Law Firm Lawyer 4 – 9 years’ experience$93,250 - $146,2505.5%
Customer Service Specialist$32,750 - $38,7505.3%
Administrative Assistant$35,750 - $43,7504.7%
User Experience Designer$79,750 - $122,2503.8%
Senior Accountant$66,500 - $95,7503.7%

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