smartplanet.com Reena Jana The good news about salaries in the design field? On the most part, they have held steady over the last decade. The bad news? The same statement applies: salaries have held steady, generally without much growth. These conclusions can be drawn by looking at the annual design salaries survey published on August 9 by AIGA, the non-profit organization and professional association for designers, in conjunction with Aquent, a staffing company.