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Field Associate 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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Market research salaries by job title


Market research field associate salary by:

Region in which located Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
North East (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) 1 $40,000 $0 $0 $0 $40,000
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) 2 $37,500 $2,000 $0 $0 $39,500
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 2 $43,500 $1,000 $0 $0 $44,500
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 2 $52,000 $0 $0 $0 $52,000
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV)     $0
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN)      
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX)     $0
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY)      
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA)     $0
Canada     $0
Mexico      
Central and South America      
Eastern Europe      
Western Europe     $0
Asia 1 $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
Middle East     $0
Africa     $0
Australia/New Zealand      
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< $1 Million US dollars 1 $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
$1M - $3M      
$3M - $6M 1 $43,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $45,000
$6M - $10M      
$10M - $50M 3 $42,333 $1,333 $0 $0 $43,667
$50M - $100M 1 $40,000 $0 $0 $0 $40,000
$100M - $300M      
$300M - $500M 1 $61,000 $0 $0 $0 $61,000
$500M - $1 Billion      
>$1 Billion US dollars 1 $35,000 $0 $0 $0 $35,000
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0            
1 - 2      
3 - 5      
6 - 10      
11 - 15      
16  - 25 1 $43,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $45,000
>25 7 $38,000 $571 $0 $0 $38,571
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year            
1 - 2 3 $26,000 $1,333 $0 $0 $27,333
3 - 5 1 $43,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $45,000
6 - 10 1 $43,000 $0 $0 $0 $43,000
11 - 15 1 $40,000 $0 $0 $0 $40,000
16  - 25      
>25 2 $52,500 $0 $0 $0 $52,500
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Years at current job Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year            
1 - 2 4 $30,250 $1,500 $0 $0 $31,750
3 - 5 1 $43,000 $0 $0 $0 $43,000
6 - 10 1 $40,000 $0 $0 $0 $40,000
11 - 15 1 $44,000 $0 $0 $0 $44,000
16  - 25 1 $61,000 $0 $0 $0 $61,000
>25      
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0% 1 $44,000 $0 $0 $0 $44,000
< 15%      
15% - 25%      
26% - 50%      
51% - 75%      
> 75% 7 $37,857 $857 $0 $0 $38,714
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Number of employees supervised Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 (None) 5 $44,600 $800 $0 $0 $45,400
1 - 2 3 $28,667 $667 $0 $0 $29,333
3 - 5      
6 - 10      
> 10      
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Highest degree achieved Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
High-school graduate 1 $61,000 $0 $0 $0 $61,000
College graduate 5 $32,800 $1,200 $0 $0 $34,000
Masters program graduate 2 $42,000 $0 $0 $0 $42,000
Ph.D. graduate      
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Yes            
No 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Gender Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Male 3 $29,667 $667 $0 $0 $30,333
Female 5 $44,000 $800 $0 $0 $44,800
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375
Age Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 25 1 $35,000 $0 $0 $0 $35,000
25 - 30 2 $43,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $44,000
31 - 35 2 $21,500 $2,000 $0 $0 $23,500
36 - 45 1 $40,000 $0 $0 $0 $40,000
46 - 55 1 $61,000 $0 $0 $0 $61,000
56 - 65 1 $44,000 $0 $0 $0 $44,000
66+      
Average 8 $38,625 $750 $0 $0 $39,375