Market Research Associate Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Market Research Associate is $43,173 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Powerpoint, Project Management, and Research Analysis.
Market Research Associate Total Pay (?
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$32,252 - $61,443
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MEDIAN: $43,172
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Market Research Associate Total Pay (?
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$8.99 - $20.48
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,252 - $61,443  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,809  
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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$27,462 - $61,457  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 395
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.99 - $20.48  
   
Overtime
$15.15 - $31.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,809  
   
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).
)
$27,462 - $61,457  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 395
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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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$42,000
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Experience Affects Market Research Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$42,000
Experienced
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Skills That Affect Market Research Associate Salaries

Powerpoint
up arrow 19%
Project Management
up arrow 12%
Research Analysis
up arrow 11%
Market Research
up arrow 4%
National Average
$42,000

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Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%
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