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Market Research Jobs > Salary by Job Title > Business Development 

Business development salary at a market research company

Note: The market research salary and compensation survey was conducted online in April 2014 among Quirk’s subscribers. In total we received 3,721 responses. We received 1,746 usable surveys from provider-side researchers (market research company employees) and achieved an interval of 1.53 at the 95 percent confidence level. (Not all respondents answered all questions.) 

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Region in which located Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
North East (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) 1 $60,000 $24,000 $0 $2,000 $86,000
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) 5 $90,600 $33,400 $0 $400 $124,400
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)      
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD)      
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 3 $45,333 $333 $0 $333 $46,000
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN)      
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 2 $70,000 $56,000 $2,000 $0 $128,000
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY) 1 $112,000 $0 $0 $0 $112,000
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 2 $71,000 $5,000 $0 $0 $76,000
Canada 1 $40,000 $25,000 $0 $2,000 $67,000
Mexico 1 $19,000 $37,000 $0 $1,000 $57,000
Central and South America      
Eastern Europe 1 $2,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $3,000
Western Europe 3 $66,000 $5,333 $0 $3,000 $74,333
Asia      
Middle East      
Africa 1 $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
Australia/New Zealand      
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< $1 Million US dollars 2 $35,000 $4,000 $0 $4,500 $43,500
$1M - $3M 2 $39,500 $30,500 $0 $1,500 $71,500
$3M - $6M 3 $82,667 $333 $0 $0 $83,000
$6M - $10M 2 $45,000 $35,500 $0 $1,000 $81,500
$10M - $50M 7 $79,143 $23,286 $0 $286 $102,714
$50M - $100M 2 $41,000 $5,500 $0 $0 $46,500
$100M - $300M 2 $72,000 $35,000 $2,000 $0 $109,000
$300M - $500M      
$500M - $1 Billion 1 $49,000 $8,000 $0 $1,000 $58,000
>$1 Billion US dollars      
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0            
1 - 2 1 $0 $0 $0 $1,000 $1,000
3 - 5 1 $70,000 $8,000 $0 $8,000 $86,000
6 - 10 2 $61,500 $12,500 $0 $1,000 $75,000
11 - 15 1 $90,000 $20,000 $0 $1,000 $111,000
16  - 25 3 $103,333 $12,000 $0 $0 $115,333
>25 13 $55,615 $23,385 $308 $385 $79,692
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year            
1 - 2 2 $7,000 $0 $0 $500 $7,500
3 - 5 7 $61,000 $26,143 $571 $1,714 $89,429
6 - 10 8 $64,875 $18,500 $0 $375 $83,750
11 - 15 1 $79,000 $0 $0 $0 $79,000
16  - 25 2 $82,500 $31,000 $0 $500 $114,000
>25 1 $112,000 $0 $0 $0 $112,000
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Years at current job Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 4 $77,000 $5,000 $0 $250 $82,250
1 - 2 7 $47,000 $18,857 $571 $429 $66,857
3 - 5 8 $73,375 $25,500 $0 $1,500 $100,375
6 - 10 2 $46,000 $18,500 $0 $500 $65,000
11 - 15      
16  - 25      
>25      
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0% 8 $65,875 $24,250 $0 $750 $90,875
< 15% 5 $67,600 $10,800 $0 $200 $78,600
15% - 25% 4 $51,250 $34,000 $1,000 $500 $86,750
26% - 50% 2 $87,000 $0 $0 $0 $87,000
51% - 75% 2 $36,000 $4,500 $0 $4,000 $44,500
> 75%      
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Number of employees supervised Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 (None) 14 $64,214 $12,643 $0 $500 $77,357
1 - 2 5 $56,800 $34,200 $800 $1,800 $93,600
3 - 5 2 $66,500 $22,500 $0 $500 $89,500
6 - 10      
> 10      
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Highest degree achieved Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
High-school graduate            
College graduate 15 $57,067 $23,133 $267 $1,067 $81,533
Masters program graduate 6 $76,667 $7,667 $0 $167 $84,500
Ph.D. graduate      
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Yes 3 $84,667 $333 $0 $0 $85,000
No 18 $59,000 $21,778 $222 $944 $81,944
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Gender Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Male 14 $57,643 $20,929 $286 $1,143 $80,000
Female 7 $72,714 $14,286 $0 $143 $87,143
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381
Age Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 25            
25 - 30 5 $52,400 $25,000 $800 $600 $78,800
31 - 35 4 $52,250 $11,250 $0 $500 $64,000
36 - 45 7 $48,429 $20,143 $0 $1,714 $70,286
46 - 55 3 $107,000 $27,333 $0 $0 $134,333
56 - 65 2 $92,500 $0 $0 $0 $92,500
66+      
Average 21 $62,667 $18,714 $190 $810 $82,381