Market Research Associate Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Market Research Associate is $43,592 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Market Research Associate Total Pay (?
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$32,170 - $61,649
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MEDIAN: $43,591
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Market Research Associate Total Pay (?
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$8.92 - $20.43
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,170 - $61,649  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,816  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $3,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,272 - $61,629  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 390
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.92 - $20.43  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $31.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,816  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $3,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$27,272 - $61,629  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 390
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Job Description for Market Research Associate

Market research associates are in charge of information-gathering tasks and research responsibilities for their organization. They collect information using different technology and methods; one of their main duties includes conducting informational surveys online and in-person to gather needed data related to products, services, and other facts of the organization. They may also assist in conducting focus groups and in other methods of consumer research. In addition, associates handle physical and digital files to be analyzed once research has been completed; excellent organizational skills are needed for this position.
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Market Research Associate Tasks
  • Liaise with clients and internal teams.
  • Design, test, implement, and analyze results from surveys and outreach efforts.
  • Collect and analyze data and write reports to inform internal teams.
  • Create visualizations and presentations to communicate results.

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Experience Affects Market Research Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Market Research Associate Salaries

Project Management
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Research Analysis
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Data Analysis
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Market Research
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National Average
$42,000

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Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%
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