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Average Salary for The Nielsen Company Employees

A salary of $67K per year is the median rate at The Nielsen Company. At The Nielsen Company, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and geography each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Nielsen Company typically pays:
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Senior Vice President (SVP), Consultings are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $223K annually; Market Research Managers, Client Service Managers, and Senior Research Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $89K, $79K, and about $69K, respectively. Campaign Managers at The Nielsen Company do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($50K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $72K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $59K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($86K per year) can be spotted in Wilton, Conn.; New York, N.Y. ($72K), Oldsmar, Fla. (approximately $69K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $66K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tampa, Fla. — at around $61K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The Nielsen Company workers in Connecticut earn the most — approximately $76K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $125K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Regarding salaries and education, The Nielsen Company pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management the most — about $128K.


Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $125K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at The Nielsen Company is Data Analysis, with more than two-fifths considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Project Management, Market Research, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Only a third of workers at The Nielsen Company enjoy paid vacation time, and just 23 percent can take sick leave. The vast majority of employees save for retirement through The Nielsen Company's 401(k) plan. Nearly all survey participants report having health insurance, and almost all survey participants report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at The Nielsen Company are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats for The Nielsen Company


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48 %
$46,131 - $83,390
$43,152 - $100,503
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
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