Market Research Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$48,000
$32,000
$48,000
$71,000
Market research analysts in the United States make an average salary of $48,356 per year or $23.25 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $32,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $71,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Delaware, New Jersey, Washington, Minnesota, and Idaho provide the highest market research analyst salaries.
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Map of Market Research Analyst Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Market Research Analysts earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Market Research Analyst Salary By Location

While a market research analyst can average a salary of $48,356 per year, or $23.25 per hour, there are many opportunities for market research analysts to make more. For example, in Jersey City, NJ you might make $62,360 per year. Other high-paying locations include Seattle, WA, San Francisco, CA and New York, NY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Jersey City, NJ where the average starting salary is $38,000. The highest paying states for market research analysts include Delaware, New Jersey and Washington. Meanwhile, Alabama, Nebraska, and Indiana offer the lowest salaries.

Average Market Research Analyst Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a market research analyst, working for Ropes & Gray or Goodwin Procter might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Citi and JPMorgan Chase report highly competitive salaries for market research analysts.

Company
Average Salary
$118,053
$118k
$111,738
$112k
$107,358
$107k
$106,768
$107k
$106,601
$107k

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Average Market Research Analyst Pay By Industry

Market research analyst salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with technology, transportation, and finance companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a market research analyst can make a yearly salary of $57,615 while working for technology companies. All the while, other market research analysts are making $52,576 at transportation companies and $51,877 at finance companies. One industry market research analysts may want to avoid is the media industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $38,779.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$57,615
$58k
Transportation
Transportation
$52,576
$53k
Finance
Finance
$51,877
$52k
Automotive
Automotive
$51,596
$52k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$49,900
$50k
Professional
Professional
$46,503
$47k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$44,237
$44k
Retail
Retail
$43,599
$44k
Media
Media
$38,779
$39k

Market Research Analyst Salary History

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Market Research Analyst Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a market research analyst can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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