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Administrator/coordinator salary at a market research company

Note: The market research salary and compensation survey was conducted online in April 2013 among Quirk’s subscribers. In total we received 3,539 responses. We received 1,760 usable surveys from provider-side researchers (market research company employees) and achieved an interval of 2.2 at the 95 percent confidence level. (Not all respondents answered all questions.)  

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Region in which employee is located Count Base Bonus Other Total
North East (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) 1 $85,000 $8,000 $4,000 $97,000
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) 3 $48,667 $4,000 $2,000 $54,667
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 2 $72,000 $1,000   $73,000
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 3 $41,333 $1,000   $42,333
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 2 $61,500 $1,000   $62,500
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN)          
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 3 $34,333 $1,000   $35,333
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY)          
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 2 $46,000 $3,000 $2,000 $51,000
Canada          
Mexico          
Central and South America 1 $30,000     $30,000
Eastern Europe          
Western Europe 1 $25,000     $25,000
Asia          
Middle East          
Africa          
Australia/New Zealand 1 $55,000     $55,000
Average 19 $48,789 $2,875 $2,500 $54,164

 

Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Other Total
< $1 Million US dollars          
$1M - $3M 6 $37,333 $1,000 $1,000 $39,333
$3M - $6M 2 $61,000 $1,000   $62,000
$6M - $10M 2 $66,500 $8,000 $4,000 $78,500
$10M - $50M 1 $57,000 $6,000   $63,000
$50M - $100M 2 $72,000 $1,000   $73,000
$100M - $300M 1 $47,000 $3,000 $2,000 $52,000
$300M - $500M 2 $40,000     $40,000
$500M - $1 Billion          
>$1 Billion US dollars          
Average 16 $50,438 $3,000 $2,333 $55,771

 

Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Other Total
0          
1 - 2          
3 - 5 1 $30,000     $30,000
6 - 10 5 $49,200 $2,000 $1,500 $52,700
11 - 15 2 $43,000 $1,000   $44,000
16  - 25 3 $32,000 $2,000 $3,000 $37,000
>25 7 $59,143 $5,000 $4,000 $68,143
Average 18 $48,444 $2,875 $2,500 $53,819

 

Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Other Total
< 1 year 5 $57,800 $4,500 $4,000 $66,300
1 - 2 1 $52,000 $1,000   $53,000
3 - 5 4 $44,750 $1,000   $45,750
6 - 10 3 $40,667 $6,000   $46,667
11 - 15 1 $48,000     $48,000
16  - 25 4 $45,500 $2,000 $2,000 $49,500
>25          
Average 18 $48,444 $2,875 $2,500 $53,819

 

Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Other Total
0% 8 $60,500 $3,400 $4,000 $67,900
< 15% 4 $41,500 $2,000 $2,000 $45,500
15% - 25% 2 $34,000 $2,000 $3,000 $39,000
26% - 50%          
51% - 75% 2 $47,000   $1,000 $48,000
> 75% 2 $30,000     $30,000
Average 18 $48,444 $2,875 $2,500 $53,819

 

Number of Employees Supervised Count Base Bonus Other Total
0 (None) 8 $42,500 $3,500   $46,000
1 - 2 8 $51,250 $3,000 $2,667 $56,917
3 - 5 2 $61,000 $2,000 $2,000 $65,000
6 - 10          
> 10          
Average 18 $48,444 $2,875 $2,500 $53,819

 

Highest Degree Achieved Count Base Bonus Other Total
High-school graduate 3 $44,000 $4,500 $2,000 $50,500
College graduate 13 $47,923 $2,333 $2,667 $52,923
Masters program graduate 2 $58,500     $58,500
Ph.D. graduate          
Average 18 $48,444 $2,875 $2,500 $53,819

 

Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Other Total
Yes 2 $41,000 $6,000   $47,000
No 16 $49,375 $2,429 $2,500 $54,304
Average 18 $48,444 $2,875 $2,500 $53,819

 

Gender Count Base Bonus Other Total
Male 2 $37,500     $37,500
Female 16 $49,813 $2,875 $2,500 $55,188
Average 18 $48,444 $2,875 $2,500 $53,819

 

Age Count Base Bonus Other Total
< 25          
25 - 30 2 $35,000     $35,000
31 - 35 3 $59,000 $3,333 $4,000 $66,333
36 - 45 9 $53,000 $2,667 $1,000 $56,667
46 - 55 2 $35,000 $2,000 $3,000 $40,000
56 - 65 2 $39,000 $3,000 $2,000 $44,000
66+          
Average 18 $48,444 $2,875 $2,500 $53,819