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Market Research Jobs > Salary by Job Title > Research Administrator/Coordinator  

Administrator/coordinator 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) 3 $62,333 $8,667 $0 $27,000 $98,000
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) 4 $60,500 $2,750 $0 $0 $63,250
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 2 $41,500 $1,000 $0 $500 $43,000
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 5 $47,800 $1,000 $0 $12,200 $61,000
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV)      
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN)      
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX)      
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY)      
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 3 $37,000 $1,333 $0 $0 $38,333
Canada 2 $55,000 $2,500 $0 $0 $57,500
Mexico      
Central and South America 1 $17,000 $0 $0 $0 $17,000
Eastern Europe      
Western Europe 2 $33,000 $0 $0 $0 $33,000
Asia      
Middle East      
Africa 1 $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
Australia/New Zealand      
Average 23 $46,391 $2,304 $0 $6,217 $54,913
Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< $1 Million US dollars 4 $35,750 $500 $0 $0 $36,250
$1M - $3M 4 $49,000 $2,750 $0 $750 $52,500
$3M - $6M 2 $40,000 $0 $0 $29,000 $69,000
$6M - $10M 3 $52,000 $1,667 $0 $27,000 $80,667
$10M - $50M 2 $74,500 $4,000 $0 $0 $78,500
$50M - $100M 3 $47,333 $2,000 $0 $333 $49,667
$100M - $300M 1 $40,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $41,000
$300M - $500M 1 $48,000 $15,000 $0 $0 $63,000
$500M - $1 Billion 1 $40,000 $5,000 $0 $0 $45,000
>$1 Billion US dollars 1 $30,000 $0 $0 $0 $30,000
Average 22 $46,545 $2,409 $0 $6,500 $55,455
Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0            
1 - 2      
3 - 5 4 $43,750 $1,750 $0 $0 $45,500
6 - 10 4 $38,500 $500 $0 $750 $39,750
11 - 15 2 $64,000 $5,500 $0 $0 $69,500
16  - 25 4 $38,750 $1,250 $0 $14,500 $54,500
>25 9 $50,556 $3,111 $0 $9,111 $62,778
Average 23 $46,391 $2,304 $0 $6,217 $54,913
Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 3 $76,667 $2,667 $0 $27,000 $106,333
1 - 2 3 $34,667 $2,333 $0 $0 $37,000
3 - 5 6 $37,000 $333 $0 $9,833 $47,167
6 - 10 3 $34,333 $5,000 $0 $0 $39,333
11 - 15 2 $57,000 $5,500 $0 $1,500 $64,000
16  - 25 5 $52,400 $2,000 $0 $0 $54,400
>25 1 $32,000 $0 $0 $0 $32,000
Average 23 $46,391 $2,304 $0 $6,217 $54,913
Years at current job Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 4 $35,500 $1,250 $0 $0 $36,750
1 - 2 4 $28,500 $500 $0 $0 $29,000
3 - 5 5 $46,400 $400 $0 $11,800 $58,600
6 - 10 3 $72,667 $11,333 $0 $0 $84,000
11 - 15 2 $58,000 $1,000 $0 $1,500 $60,500
16  - 25 5 $49,000 $1,600 $0 $16,200 $66,800
>25      
Average 23 $46,391 $2,304 $0 $6,217 $54,913
Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0% 9 $55,667 $1,889 $0 $9,111 $66,667
< 15% 4 $44,000 $2,750 $0 $750 $47,500
15% - 25% 1 $30,000 $0 $0 $0 $30,000
26% - 50% 1 $42,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $44,000
51% - 75% 4 $33,750 $1,500 $0 $0 $35,250
> 75% 3 $41,667 $5,667 $0 $0 $47,333
Average 22 $45,864 $2,409 $0 $3,864 $52,136
Number of employees supervised Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 (None) 13 $39,154 $1,538 $0 $6,308 $47,000
1 - 2 8 $61,000 $2,750 $0 $7,625 $71,375
3 - 5 1 $58,000 $11,000 $0 $0 $69,000
6 - 10 1 $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
> 10      
Average 23 $46,391 $2,304 $0 $6,217 $54,913
Highest degree achieved Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
High-school graduate 9 $44,667 $1,778 $0 $9,000 $55,444
College graduate 13 $50,231 $2,846 $0 $4,769 $57,846
Masters program graduate 1 $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
Ph.D. graduate      
Average 23 $46,391 $2,304 $0 $6,217 $54,913
Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Yes 1 $70,000 $0 $0 $0 $70,000
No 22 $45,318 $2,409 $0 $6,500 $54,227
Average 23 $46,391 $2,304 $0 $6,217 $54,913
Gender Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Male 5 $44,400 $3,400 $0 $0 $47,800
Female 18 $46,944 $2,000 $0 $7,944 $56,889
Average 23 $46,391 $2,304 $0 $6,217 $54,913
Age Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 25            
25 - 30 5 $35,800 $3,400 $0 $0 $39,200
31 - 35 4 $38,250 $1,750 $0 $250 $40,250
36 - 45 5 $54,400 $4,200 $0 $0 $58,600
46 - 55 6 $56,500 $167 $0 $23,667 $80,333
56 - 65 3 $41,333 $2,333 $0 $0 $43,667
66+      
Average 23 $46,391 $2,304 $0 $6,217 $54,913