We surveyed 10,620 digital marketing specialists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical digital marketing specialist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a digital marketing specialist?

Low

High

Working as a digital marketing specialist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a digital marketing specialist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a digital marketing specialist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a digital marketing specialist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a digital marketing specialist.

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Do digital marketing specialists work full-time or part-time?

78% of digital marketing specialists work in full-time roles while 22% work part-time.

Is being a digital marketing specialist stressful?

Low

High

Digital marketing specialists tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

Is being organized important as a digital marketing specialist?

Low

High

Organization is considered a very important trait for digital marketing specialists, and is critical to success in the field.

How competitive is the workplace for digital marketing specialists?

Low

High

Digital marketing specialists tend to see lots of competition in the workplace, with desire to get ahead of co-workers being common.

Does being a digital marketing specialist require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Digital marketing specialists will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.

Are digital marketing specialists allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Digital marketing specialists are afforded a certain level of ability to express themselves creatively, compared to other careers.

Do digital marketing specialists have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally digital marketing specialists will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.

Is being a digital marketing specialist physically demanding?

Low

High

Work as a digital marketing specialists is rarely physically demanding, making it a suitable option for those unable to perform physically strenuous tasks.

Are digital marketing specialists exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

The workload of a digital marketing specialist changes frequently, with their day-to-day rarely being the same.

Does being a digital marketing specialist require attention to detail?

Low

High

As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for digital marketing specialists.

Does being a good digital marketing specialist require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a digital marketing specialist.