Average Salary for The Nielsen Company Employees

Employees at The Nielsen Company make $74K annually on average. Though your city and your role at the company are influential salary factors for those at The Nielsen Company, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Nielsen Company Median Salary by Job


Data Analyst
8 profiles

Research Analyst
7 profiles

Senior Financial Analyst
4 profiles

United States (change)

Data Scientist
4 profiles

Client Services Director
4 profiles

Account Director
4 profiles

Senior Research Analyst
4 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 134
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Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at The Nielsen Company for between five and 10 years earn about $88K per year on average. The largest slice of the The Nielsen Company workforce (44 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $57K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $100K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Columbia, Md. (around $86K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($85K), and New York, N.Y. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Cincinnati, Ohio ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $58K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at around $95K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Financial Analysts, Data Scientists, Client Relationship Managers, and Data Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $75K per year, the other salaries come in at about $74K, $71K, and $57K, respectively. Near the bottom at The Nielsen Company are Research Analysts, pulling in an average of just $51K.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ScrumMasters have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $88K annually. The Nielsen Company compensates Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE)-holders the most at about $124K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Big Data Analytics in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $107K annually. Data Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one-third of The Nielsen Company's people use it regularly. Project Management, Market Research, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just a third of respondents. Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and most survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.

The Nielsen Company Job Listings

Key Stats for The Nielsen Company


51 %
49 %
$43,515 - $89,468
$44,544 - $93,995

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$49,371 - $97,826
$44,219 - $88,260
$63,077 - $98,575
$49,250 - $140,000

Popular Locations for The Nielsen Company

  1. New York, New York
  2. San Francisco, California
  3. Rochester, New York
  4. Chicago, Illinois
  5. Tampa, Florida
  6. Cincinnati, Ohio
  7. Oldsmar, Florida

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