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Field Associate salary at a market research company

Note: The market research salary and compensation survey was conducted online from April 26 to May 26, 2016 among Quirk’s subscribers. In total we received 3,236 responses. We received 1,280 usable surveys from client-side researchers (corporate market research) and 1,607 usable surveys from provider-side researchers (market research company employees). An interval (margin of error) of 1.7 at the 95 percent confidence level was achieved. (Not all respondents answered all questions.)

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Market research field associate salary by:

Region in which located Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
North East (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)            
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)            
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) 1 $25,000 $0 $0 $0 $25,000
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN)            
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX)            
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY) 1 $57,000 $18,000 $0 $0 $75,000
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA)            
Canada            
Mexico            
Central and South America            
Eastern Europe            
Western Europe            
Asia            
Middle East            
Africa 1 $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Australia/New Zealand            
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
             
Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< $1 Million US dollars            
$1M - $3M 2 $31,000 $9,000 $0 $0 $40,000
$3M - $6M            
$6M - $10M            
$10M - $50M            
$50M - $100M 1 $25,000 $0 $0 $0 $25,000
$100M - $300M            
$300M - $500M            
$500M - $1 Billion            
>$1 Billion US dollars            
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
             
Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0            
1 - 2            
3 - 5            
6 - 10 1 $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
11 - 15            
16  - 25 1 $57,000 $18,000 $0 $0 $75,000
>25 1 $25,000 $0 $0 $0 $25,000
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
             
Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year            
1 - 2            
3 - 5            
6 - 10 2 $41,000 $9,000 $0 $0 $50,000
11 - 15 1 $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
16  - 25            
>25            
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
             
Years at current job Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year            
1 - 2            
3 - 5 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
6 - 10            
11 - 15            
16  - 25            
>25            
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
             
Number of employees supervised Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 (None) 1 $25,000 $0 $0 $0 $25,000
1 - 2 1 $57,000 $18,000 $0 $0 $75,000
3 - 5            
6 - 10            
> 10 1 $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
             
Highest degree achieved Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
High-school graduate            
College graduate 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
Masters program graduate            
Ph.D. graduate            
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
             
Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Yes 1 $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
No 2 $41,000 $9,000 $0 $0 $50,000
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
             
Gender Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Male 2 $15,000 $0 $0 $0 $15,000
Female 1 $57,000 $18,000 $0 $0 $75,000
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000
             
Age Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 25            
25 - 30 1 $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
31 - 35 1 $57,000 $18,000 $0 $0 $75,000
36 - 45            
46 - 55            
56 - 65 1 $25,000 $0 $0 $0 $25,000
66+            
Mean 3 $29,000 $6,000 $0 $0 $35,000

*Bonus was defined as bonus or commission for 2015 in US dollars.

*Dividends was defined as compensation in the form of dividends, stock options or profit sharing in US dollars for 2015.

*Other was defined as annual value of other compensation (company car, health club membership, mobile phone etc.) in US dollars.