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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 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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Region in which located Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
North East (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) 4 $72,500 $28,500 $500 $1,250 $102,750
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) 7 $100,714 $48,714 $0 $1,286 $150,714
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 3 $79,000 $8,333 $8,333 $667 $96,333
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 1 $95,000 $2,000 $0 $2,000 $99,000
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 4 $96,250 $47,750 $0 $1,000 $145,000
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN)
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 6 $81,667 $46,167 $25,000 $1,667 $154,500
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY)
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 7 $76,286 $20,000 $1,000 $1,000 $98,286
Canada 1 $50,000 $0 $0 $0 $50,000
Mexico
Central and South America
Eastern Europe
Western Europe
Asia
Middle East
Africa
Australia/New Zealand 1 $69,000 $35,000 $4,000 $0 $108,000
Average 34 $83,971 $33,088 $5,529 $1,147 $123,735
Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< $1 Million US dollars 1 $75,000 $20,000 $5,000 $1,000 $101,000
$1M - $3M 1 $22,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $26,000
$3M - $6M
$6M - $10M 3 $77,000 $46,000 $0 $0 $123,000
$10M - $50M 6 $111,500 $32,000 $4,167 $1,500 $149,167
$50M - $100M 6 $67,167 $21,000 $0 $667 $88,833
$100M - $300M 4 $82,750 $8,750 $500 $500 $92,500
$300M - $500M 10 $86,400 $54,500 $15,400 $1,800 $158,100
$500M - $1 Billion 2 $88,500 $17,500 $1,000 $2,000 $109,000
>$1 Billion US dollars 1 $83,000 $30,000 $0 $1,000 $114,000
Average 34 $83,971 $33,088 $5,529 $1,147 $123,735
Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0
1 - 2
3 - 5 2 $69,000 $26,000 $2,500 $500 $98,000
6 - 10 1 $43,000 $0 $0 $0 $43,000
11 - 15 1 $22,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $26,000
16  - 25 2 $105,000 $37,500 $0 $1,000 $143,500
>25 28 $87,214 $35,500 $6,536 $1,286 $130,536
Average 34 $83,971 $33,088 $5,529 $1,147 $123,735
Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 1 $75,000 $20,000 $5,000 $1,000 $101,000
1 - 2 3 $43,333 $15,333 $0 $0 $58,667
3 - 5 9 $64,000 $34,222 $222 $444 $98,889
6 - 10 8 $89,000 $44,750 $19,250 $1,875 $154,875
11 - 15 7 $112,000 $37,714 $0 $2,143 $151,857
16  - 25 4 $116,250 $32,250 $6,750 $1,000 $156,250
>25 1 $70,000 $0 $0 $0 $70,000
Average 33 $85,212 $34,091 $5,697 $1,182 $126,182
Years at current job Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 8 $74,000 $14,500 $625 $750 $89,875
1 - 2 9 $73,444 $28,889 $0 $778 $103,111
3 - 5 10 $87,700 $46,600 $18,300 $1,400 $154,000
6 - 10 4 $109,250 $53,000 $0 $2,500 $164,750
11 - 15 1 $110,000 $0 $0 $0 $110,000
16  - 25 1 $135,000 $71,000 $0 $2,000 $208,000
>25
Average 33 $85,212 $34,091 $5,697 $1,182 $126,182
Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0% 8 $75,000 $24,125 $875 $1,000 $101,000
< 15% 10 $82,500 $39,200 $0 $1,300 $123,000
15% - 25% 5 $104,200 $34,200 $400 $1,200 $140,000
26% - 50% 2 $63,000 $55,000 $2,000 $5,000 $125,000
51% - 75% 2 $106,000 $65,000 $75,000 $0 $246,000
> 75% 6 $88,000 $21,500 $4,167 $333 $114,000
Average 33 $85,212 $34,091 $5,697 $1,182 $126,182
Number of employees supervised Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 (None) 24 $81,417 $30,292 $542 $625 $112,875
1 - 2 8 $85,125 $38,250 $3,125 $2,750 $129,250
3 - 5
6 - 10 1 $125,000 $90,000 $150,000 $0 $365,000
> 10 1 $95,000 $2,000 $0 $2,000 $99,000
Average 34 $83,971 $33,088 $5,529 $1,147 $123,735
Highest degree achieved Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
High-school graduate 1 $22,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $26,000
College graduate 25 $86,080 $40,800 $7,520 $1,400 $135,800
Masters program graduate 7 $91,143 $14,429 $0 $571 $106,143
Ph.D. graduate
Average 33 $85,212 $34,091 $5,697 $1,182 $126,182
Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Yes 4 $84,250 $33,250 $37,500 $1,000 $156,000
No 29 $85,345 $34,207 $1,310 $1,207 $122,069
Average 33 $85,212 $34,091 $5,697 $1,182 $126,182
Gender Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Male 10 $94,000 $26,300 $3,600 $1,300 $125,200
Female 23 $81,391 $37,478 $6,609 $1,130 $126,609
Average 33 $85,212 $34,091 $5,697 $1,182 $126,182
Age Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 25
25 - 30 11 $58,545 $17,636 $545 $364 $77,091
31 - 35 5 $95,800 $45,800 $1,000 $3,600 $146,200
36 - 45 9 $100,778 $37,556 $16,889 $778 $156,000
46 - 55 7 $96,000 $52,000 $3,571 $1,429 $153,000
56 - 65
66+ 1 $110,000 $0 $0 $0 $110,000
Average 33 $85,212 $34,091 $5,697 $1,182 $126,182

*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.