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Market Research Jobs > Salary by Job Title > Sales/Account Representative 

Sales/account rep. 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 $92,333 $34,000 $0 $0 $126,333
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) 5 $89,200 $20,200 $0 $800 $110,200
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 6 $89,167 $30,167 $4,333 $833 $124,500
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 2 $44,000 $18,500 $3,000 $3,000 $68,500
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 1 $158,000 $22,000 $1,000 $1,000 $182,000
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 2 $41,500 $62,500 $0 $0  
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 9 $59,111 $40,111 $333 $0 $99,556
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY) 2 $48,000 $3,000 $0 $3,500  
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 7 $79,429 $41,000 $286 $1,286 $122,000
Canada      
Mexico 2 $29,000 $8,500 $1,500 $2,000 $41,000
Central and South America      
Eastern Europe 1 $31,000 $0 $0 $0 $31,000
Western Europe 1 $42,000 $1,000 $0 $0 $43,000
Asia 2 $15,000 $1,000 $0 $1,000 $17,000
Middle East      
Africa      
Australia/New Zealand 1 $78,000 $4,000 $0 $4,000 $86,000
Average 44 $68,409 $28,318 $932 $955 $98,614
Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< $1 Million US dollars            
$1M - $3M 4 $53,000 $11,750 $1,500 $2,500 $68,750
$3M - $6M 4 $65,750 $3,000 $0 $500 $69,250
$6M - $10M 4 $64,000 $27,000 $0 $0 $91,000
$10M - $50M 12 $66,083 $12,167 $2,583 $750 $81,583
$50M - $100M 2 $100,500 $63,500 $0 $2,000 $166,000
$100M - $300M 7 $63,571 $33,000 $0 $1,571 $98,143
$300M - $500M 4 $94,000 $74,500 $750 $1,250 $170,500
$500M - $1 Billion 3 $64,667 $43,000 $0 $0 $107,667
>$1 Billion US dollars 1 $158,000 $22,000 $1,000 $1,000 $182,000
Average 41 $70,683 $27,317 $1,000 $1,024 $100,024
Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0            
1 - 2      
3 - 5      
6 - 10 2 $60,500 $45,500 $0 $1,500 $107,500
11 - 15 4 $61,000 $12,750 $0 $1,750 $75,500
16  - 25 3 $67,333 $16,667 $667 $0 $84,667
>25 33 $71,848 $30,545 $1,182 $970 $104,545
Average 42 $69,952 $28,571 $976 $1,000 $100,500
Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 2 $40,500 $20,500 $0 $1,500 $62,500
1 - 2 5 $45,200 $13,400 $0 $400 $59,000
3 - 5 15 $59,267 $22,400 $533 $1,133 $83,333
6 - 10 11 $76,727 $51,000 $545 $1,545 $129,818
11 - 15 5 $92,400 $12,200 $0 $200 $104,800
16  - 25 2 $138,000 $28,500 $13,500 $1,000 $181,000
>25 2 $80,000 $38,500 $0 $0 $118,500
Average 42 $69,952 $28,571 $976 $1,000 $100,500
Years at current job Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 6 $68,000 $12,833 $0 $1,333 $82,167
1 - 2 12 $62,417 $9,833 $417 $833 $73,500
3 - 5 18 $71,833 $37,833 $556 $1,000 $111,222
6 - 10 3 $89,333 $79,000 $8,667 $2,000 $179,000
11 - 15 1 $60,000 $10,000 $0 $0 $70,000
16  - 25      
>25      
Average 40 $69,450 $28,075 $1,025 $1,050 $99,600
Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0% 7 $65,143 $37,000 $0 $0 $102,143
< 15% 15 $81,333 $44,800 $200 $1,267 $127,600
15% - 25% 4 $62,750 $8,000 $1,500 $1,750 $74,000
26% - 50% 7 $71,857 $6,571 $429 $571 $79,429
51% - 75% 4 $56,500 $15,250 $0 $1,750 $73,500
> 75% 5 $56,400 $26,000 $5,800 $1,000 $89,200
Average 42 $69,952 $28,571 $976 $1,000 $100,500
Number of employees supervised Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 (None) 27 $71,963 $29,222 $1,111 $963 $103,259
1 - 2 9 $66,667 $35,444 $222 $444 $102,778
3 - 5 5 $69,600 $18,000 $1,800 $1,800 $91,200
6 - 10      
> 10 1 $47,000 $2,000 $0 $3,000 $52,000
Average 42 $69,952 $28,571 $976 $1,000 $100,500
Highest degree achieved Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
High-school graduate 1 $65,000 $41,000 $0 $0 $106,000
College graduate 25 $60,800 $29,560 $1,360 $1,040 $92,760
Masters program graduate 16 $84,563 $26,250 $438 $1,000 $112,250
Ph.D. graduate      
Average 42 $69,952 $28,571 $976 $1,000 $100,500
Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Yes 4 $79,500 $17,250 $0 $1,250 $98,000
No 38 $68,947 $29,763 $1,079 $974 $100,763
Average 42 $69,952 $28,571 $976 $1,000 $100,500
Gender Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Male 28 $70,643 $30,857 $1,464 $1,036 $104,000
Female 14 $68,571 $24,000 $0 $929 $93,500
Average 42 $69,952 $28,571 $976 $1,000 $100,500
Age Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 25 1 $60,000 $7,000 $2,000 $0 $69,000
25 - 30 13 $47,308 $18,231 $692 $1,308 $67,538
31 - 35 15 $73,600 $26,867 $0 $933 $101,400
36 - 45 10 $89,500 $42,300 $2,700 $800 $135,300
46 - 55 1 $95,000 $36,000 $0 $0 $131,000
56 - 65 2 $84,500 $47,000 $1,500 $1,500 $134,500
66+      
Average 42 $69,952 $28,571 $976 $1,000 $100,500