Average Salary for The Nielsen Company Employees

The average employee at The Nielsen Company takes home $67K annually. At The Nielsen Company, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company and where you live each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $74K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Nielsen Company employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $59K annually on average.


Market Research Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $89K per year on average; Client Service Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $79K, followed by Analytics Managers earning approximately $78K and Senior Research Analysts making about $74K. Among the lower-paid positions at The Nielsen Company are Research Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches around $53K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($76K annually) can be spotted in Wilton, Conn.; Chicago, Ill. (approximately $71K), Oldsmar, Fla. ($69K), and New York, N.Y. ($69K) are the next top-paying cities. Tampa, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at about $55K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Georgia; salaries there average to $79K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $112K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at The Nielsen Company have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning $105K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Account Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $91K annually. A garden variety skill at The Nielsen Company is Data Analysis; just over two-fifths of The Nielsen Company's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Project Management, Market Research, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at The Nielsen Company can sometimes lack paid time off; 31 percent get paid vacation days, and 23 percent receive paid sick leave. The vast majority of employees report contributing to a 401(k). For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.

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48 %
$47,673 - $77,512
$43,040 - $91,859
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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