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There comes a point in a creative career when pure design skill alone is no longer the sole reason for success. Like all professions, the coal-face work is more often done by juniors on entry-level wages. For middle and senior-weight creatives, earning a bigger crust involves more experience and skill. “The main skills that will send you to a higher salary range are the ability to lead teams, and the ability to communicate and sell creative concepts to clients,” says Mitch Paone, the founder and chief creative officer at New York agency DIA.