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2021 Freelance and Perm Salary Guide

By: Aquent

DATE: January 21, 2021

If you're looking to grow your team this year, or change roles yourself, you’ll want to check out our new 2021 Salary Guide. The guide includes:

  • Permanent Salary Data
  • Freelance Rate Card
  • Salary Insights: Insights into how salaries have changed over the last 12 months – particularly as impacted by recent events – and the trends in hiring that we’re seeing as we move into 2021.
  • A Talent Surge: What an influx of workers means for hiring managers and how companies are dealing with it.
  • Talent Motivations: Some of the findings from our survey of over 2,000 candidates.
  • Global Trends: What the hiring landscape looks like in the areas where Aquent has offices – America, Canada, Japan, Australia, France and Amsterdam.

The roles included in the guide are:

DESIGN AND CREATIVE
Creative Director / Head of Creative
Design Director / Head of Design /Creative Lead
Associate Creative Director
Art Director
Digital Designer
Graphic Designer
Integrated Designer
Presentation Designer
Packaging Designer
3D Visualiser
Artworker
Motion Graphics Designer
Video Editor
Video Producer
Retoucher
3D Animator

UX AND DEVELOPMENT
Head Of UX
UX Strategist / UX Lead
UX Architect / Information Architect
UX Designer
Product Designer
User Researcher
UI Designer
UX Content

DATA
Digital Analyst
Data Scientist
Data / Insights Analyst

MARKETING & PERFORMANCE
Head of Marketing / Marketing Director
Digital Marketing Manager
Head of eCommerce / Online
Head of PPC/SEO
Search Marketing Specialist (PPC / SEO)
CRM Manager
eCommerce Manager
Campaign Manager
Marketing Analyst / Performance
Brand Manager
Event Manager

CONTENT & SOCIAL
Head of Content / Copy
Content Strategist
Content Manager
Copywriter
Copy Editor
Proofreader
Web Editor
Head of Social
Social Media Strategist
Social Media Manager
Community Manager

PROJECT AND ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT
Head of Business Development
Business Development Specialist
Head of Client Services
Account Director
Account Manager
Head of Delivery / Project Director
Digital Project / Programme Manager
Technical Project Manager
Integrated Project Manager
Studio Manager
Traffic / Resource Manager
Strategy / Planner

TECHNOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT
Head of Tech / Tech Director
Head of Product
Product Manager
Full Stack Developer
IOS / Android Dev
QA
Front End Developer
Front End Designer

HR & BUSINESS SUPPORT
Executive Assistant / Personal Assistant
Coordinator / Office Administrator
Operations Manager
HR / Learning & Development Manager
Internal Recruiter / Sourcer (Tech)
Internal Recruiter / Sourcer (Generalist)
Sales Operations

DOWNLOAD THE 2021 SALARY GUIDE

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