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Field Associate salary at a market research company

Note: The market research salary and compensation survey was conducted online from May 12 to June 9, 2015 among Quirk’s subscribers. In total we received 3,043 responses. We received 1,057 usable surveys from client-side researchers (corporate market research) and 1,496 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) 3 $55,667 $3,000 $0 $0 $58,667
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 1 $47,000 $3,000 $0 $0 $50,000
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) 1 $58,000 $0 $0 $0 $58,000
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA)
Canada
Mexico
Central and South America
Eastern Europe
Western Europe
Asia 1 $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
Middle East
Africa
Australia/New Zealand
Average 6 $45,833 $2,000 $0 $0 $47,833
Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< $1 Million US dollars 1 $52,000 $0 $0 $0 $52,000
$1M - $3M
$3M - $6M
$6M - $10M
$10M - $50M
$50M - $100M
$100M - $300M
$300M - $500M 1 $70,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $72,000
$500M - $1 Billion 3 $36,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $37,000
>$1 Billion US dollars
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
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
>25 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year
1 - 2
3 - 5
6 - 10 2 $25,000 $1,500 $0 $0 $26,500
11 - 15 2 $64,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $65,000
16  - 25 1 $52,000 $0 $0 $0 $52,000
>25
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Years at current job Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year
1 - 2
3 - 5 1 $47,000 $3,000 $0 $0 $50,000
6 - 10 2 $27,500 $0 $0 $0 $27,500
11 - 15 2 $64,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $65,000
16  - 25
>25
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0%
< 15%
15% - 25%
26% - 50% 1 $58,000 $0 $0 $0 $58,000
51% - 75%
> 75% 4 $43,000 $1,250 $0 $0 $44,250
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Number of employees supervised Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 (None) 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
1 - 2
3 - 5
6 - 10
> 10
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Highest degree achieved Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
High-school graduate
College graduate 4 $56,750 $1,250 $0 $0 $58,000
Masters program graduate 1 $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
Ph.D. graduate
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Yes
No 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Gender Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Male 3 $36,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $37,000
Female 2 $61,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $62,000
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000
Age Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 25
25 - 30 1 $47,000 $3,000 $0 $0 $50,000
31 - 35 1 $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
36 - 45 2 $64,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $65,000
46 - 55 1 $52,000 $0 $0 $0 $52,000
56 - 65
66+
Average 5 $46,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $47,000

*Bonus was defined as bonus or comission for 2014 in US dollars.

*Dividends was defined as compensation in the form of dividends, stock options or profit sharing in US dollars for 2014.

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