Average Market Research Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Market Research Manager is $78,922.
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$53k - $116k
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$53k - $125k

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The top respondents for the job title Market Research Manager are from the companies Ipsos, Gerson Lehrman Group and The Walt Disney Company. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $119,921. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Walt Disney Company and Gerson Lehrman Group, earning around $93,750 and $78,611, respectively. Ipsos pays the lowest at around $61,445. Gfk Custom Research Inc. and The Nielsen Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $73,326 and $76,750, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Market Research Manager

Skills in Market Research and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Project Management and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Market Research Manager

An entry-level Market Research Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,733 based on 12 salaries. An early career Market Research Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,533 based on 376 salaries. A mid-career Market Research Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,680 based on 400 salaries. An experienced Market Research Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,659 based on 247 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,536.
Employees with Market Research Manager in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 33.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (23.1% more) and San Francisco, California (22.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (12.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.4% less) and New York, New York (1.8% less).

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