The average salary for a Marketing Research Director is $108,894.
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Job Description for Marketing Research Director
A marketing research director holds a top-level management position and is responsible for overseeing the market research department. They work closely with the marketing team, providing guidance and instruction as needed. The market research director must be able to set clear objectives for their department, as well as analyze their team's progress on goals that already exist. They frequently communicate with supervisors and clients, helping identify clients' needs and ensuring that any marketi…Read more
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Popular Skills for Marketing Research Director
Skills in Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Research Analysis, Project Management and Market Research.
Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Research Director
An early career Marketing Research Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,913 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Research Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,655 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Marketing Research Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,418 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $129,645.
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Employees with Marketing Research Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (28.0% more) and New York, New York (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (17.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.1% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.7% less).
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