8 creative jobs due a salary boost in 2017

You probably didn't get into a creative line of work to earn a fortune, unless you're angling to be a creative director at a top agency.

But if you're feeling the pinch and could do with a change of direction, here's some good news from staffing specialists Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group. They've been putting together their 2017 Salary Guides, and they've identified the creative jobs that are likely to see the biggest pay hikes over the coming year, and they've created a handy infographic to illustrate where the big pay packets are to be had.

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Jim McCauley

Jim McCauley is a writer, performer and cat-wrangler who started writing professionally way back in 1995 on PC Format magazine, and has been covering technology-related subjects ever since, whether it's hardware, software or videogames. A chance call in 2005 led to Jim taking charge of Computer Arts' website and developing an interest in the world of graphic design, and eventually led to a move over to the freshly-launched Creative Bloq in 2012. Jim now works as a freelance writer for sites including Creative Bloq, T3 and PetsRadar, specialising in design, technology, wellness and cats, while doing the occasional pantomime and street performance in Bath and designing posters for a local drama group on the side.