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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 2013 among Quirk’s subscribers. In total we received 3,539 responses. We received 1,760 usable surveys from provider-side researchers (market research company employees) and achieved an interval of 2.2 at the 95 percent confidence level. (Not all respondents answered all questions.)  

For a complete survey results follow the link below:
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Region in which employee is located Count Base Bonus Other Total
North East (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) 1 $77,000 $120,000   $197,000
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA) 6 $110,333 $25,600   $135,933
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 5 $97,200 $22,400 $6,000 $125,600
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 3 $61,333 $34,000 $4,000 $99,333
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 4 $74,500 $28,000 $10,000 $112,500
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 1 $42,000 $58,000   $100,000
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 3 $58,667 $77,333   $136,000
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY) 1 $55,000 $50,000   $105,000
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 5 $59,200 $33,600 $2,000 $94,800
Canada 1 $24,000     $24,000
Mexico          
Central and South America          
Eastern Europe          
Western Europe          
Asia 1 $23,000 $1,000   $24,000
Middle East          
Africa          
Australia/New Zealand          
Average 31 $74,935 $37,679 $5,500 $118,114

 

Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Other Total
< $1 Million US dollars          
$1M - $3M 2 $43,000 $12,000   $55,000
$3M - $6M 4 $46,750 $11,000 $4,000 $61,750
$6M - $10M 3 $81,000 $54,667   $135,667
$10M - $50M 8 $89,500 $24,500 $6,000 $120,000
$50M - $100M 3 $78,333 $25,000 $10,000 $113,333
$100M - $300M 6 $80,500 $84,800   $165,300
$300M - $500M 2 $76,500 $49,500 $2,000 $128,000
$500M - $1 Billion          
>$1 Billion US dollars 1 $70,000 $10,000   $80,000
Average 29 $74,931 $37,963 $5,500 $118,394

 

Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Other Total
0          
1 - 2 1 $28,000     $28,000
3 - 5 1 $24,000     $24,000
6 - 10 1 $80,000 $15,000   $95,000
11 - 15          
16  - 25 1 $44,000 $15,000   $59,000
>25 26 $77,731 $39,800 $5,500 $123,031
Average 30 $73,233 $37,963 $5,500 $116,696

 

Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Other Total
< 1 year 1 $24,000     $24,000
1 - 2 5 $34,400 $19,250 $4,000 $57,650
3 - 5 6 $54,833 $18,167 $2,000 $75,000
6 - 10 7 $82,857 $51,167   $134,024
11 - 15 3 $93,333 $63,333 $6,000 $162,667
16  - 25 6 $106,833 $35,500 $10,000 $152,333
>25 1 $86,000 $31,000   $117,000
Average 29 $72,828 $35,654 $5,500 $113,981

 

Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Other Total
0% 5 $67,200 $49,600 $2,000 $118,800
< 15% 9 $61,333 $34,000   $95,333
15% - 25% 3 $115,667 $60,333   $176,000
26% - 50% 2 $60,000 $50,500 $4,000 $114,500
51% - 75% 4 $80,750 $17,500 $10,000 $108,250
> 75% 7 $74,143 $31,167 $6,000 $111,310
Average 30 $73,233 $37,963 $5,500 $116,696

 

Number of Employees Supervised Count Base Bonus Other Total
0 (None) 24 $72,208 $37,000 $7,000 $116,208
1 - 2 2 $81,000 $64,500   $145,500
3 - 5 2 $89,000 $23,500 $6,000 $118,500
6 - 10 1 $48,000 $15,000 $2,000 $65,000
> 10 1 $76,000 $57,000   $133,000
Average 30 $73,233 $37,963 $5,500 $116,696

 

Highest Degree Achieved Count Base Bonus Other Total
High-school graduate 1 $86,000 $31,000   $117,000
College graduate 15 $58,867 $26,417 $2,000 $87,283
Masters program graduate 12 $88,167 $45,750 $5,000 $138,917
Ph.D. graduate 1 $85,000 $30,000 $10,000 $125,000
Average 29 $72,828 $35,654 $5,500 $113,981

 

Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Other Total
Yes 7 $77,571 $44,571 $8,000 $130,143
No 22 $71,318 $32,368 $3,000 $106,687
Average 29 $72,828 $35,654 $5,500 $113,981

 

Gender Count Base Bonus Other Total
Male 15 $75,267 $40,267 $4,000 $119,533
Female 14 $70,214 $29,364 $6,000 $105,578
Average 29 $72,828 $35,654 $5,500 $113,981

 

Age Count Base Bonus Other Total
< 25          
25 - 30 10 $49,000 $13,875 $3,000 $65,875
31 - 35 6 $70,667 $54,800   $125,467
36 - 45 2 $97,500 $81,000 $6,000 $184,500
46 - 55 7 $101,000 $39,571   $140,571
56 - 65 4 $74,000 $25,750 $10,000 $109,750
66+          
Average 29 $72,828 $35,654 $5,500 $113,981