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Market Research Jobs > Salary by Job Title > Sales/Account Rep.

Sales/Account rep. salary - corporate side of market research

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 1,220 usable surveys from client-side researchers (corporate market research) and achieved an interval of 1.53 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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Industry Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Advertising/Public Relations 1 $38,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $40,000
Agriculture 1 $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
Automotive      
Banking/Financial 2 $67,000 $19,500 $10,000 $2,500 $99,000
Building Materials/Products      
Computer Hardware/Software      
Construction/Housing      
Consulting      
Consumer Goods      
Education      
Entertainment      
Food/Beverage      
Government      
Health Care/Pharmaceuticals      
Hospitality (hotels, restaurants, etc.) 1 $58,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $62,000
Insurance      
Manufacturing 1 $40,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $42,000
Media/Publishing/Information      
Non-Profits      
Retail      
Technology/IT/Web 1 $50,000 $13,000 $0 $0 $63,000
Telecommunications 1 $30,000 $2,000 $0 $3,000 $35,000
Transportation      
Travel      
Utilities/Energy      
Other 1 $30,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $32,000
Average 9 $44,556 $7,111 $2,222 $889 $54,778
Region in which located Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
North East (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) 1 $50,000 $13,000 $0 $0 $63,000
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)      
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)      
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 1 $59,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $63,000
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 4 $41,500 $2,500 $0 $750 $44,750
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN)      
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX)      
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY)      
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 2 $48,000 $17,500 $10,000 $2,500 $78,000
Canada      
Mexico      
Central and South America      
Eastern Europe      
Western Europe      
Asia 1 $30,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $32,000
Middle East      
Africa      
Australia/New Zealand      
Average 9 $44,556 $7,111 $2,222 $889 $54,778
Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< $1 Million US dollars            
$1M - $3M 1 $58,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $62,000
$3M - $6M 2 $34,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $36,000
$6M - $10M 1 $75,000 $35,000 $20,000 $5,000 $135,000
$10M - $50M 1 $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
$50M - $100M      
$100M - $300M 1 $50,000 $13,000 $0 $0 $63,000
$300M - $500M      
$500M - $1 Billion 1 $30,000 $2,000 $0 $3,000 $35,000
>$1 Billion US dollars 2 $49,500 $3,000 $0 $0 $52,500
Average 9 $44,556 $7,111 $2,222 $889 $54,778
Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 6 $43,667 $7,500 $3,333 $833 $55,333
1 - 2      
3 - 5      
6 - 10 1 $59,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $63,000
11 - 15 1 $50,000 $13,000 $0 $0 $63,000
16  - 25      
>25 1 $30,000 $2,000 $0 $3,000 $35,000
Average 9 $44,556 $7,111 $2,222 $889 $54,778
Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 2 $25,500 $1,000 $0 $0 $26,500
1 - 2 1 $38,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $40,000
3 - 5 1 $50,000 $13,000 $0 $0 $63,000
6 - 10 2 $57,500 $18,500 $10,000 $2,500 $88,500
11 - 15 2 $58,500 $4,000 $0 $0 $62,500
16  - 25      
>25      
Average 8 $46,375 $7,750 $2,500 $625 $57,250
Years at current job Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 1 $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
1 - 2 2 $35,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $37,000
3 - 5 3 $54,333 $16,667 $6,667 $1,667 $79,333
6 - 10      
11 - 15 1 $59,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $63,000
16  - 25 1 $58,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $62,000
>25      
Average 8 $46,375 $7,750 $2,500 $625 $57,250
Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0% 1 $30,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $32,000
< 15% 3 $45,667 $2,667 $0 $0 $48,333
15% - 25% 2 $66,500 $19,500 $10,000 $2,500 $98,500
26% - 50% 1 $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
51% - 75%      
> 75% 1 $50,000 $13,000 $0 $0 $63,000
Average 8 $46,375 $7,750 $2,500 $625 $57,250
Number of employees supervised Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 (None) 6 $36,333 $2,000 $0 $500 $38,833
1 - 2 1 $58,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $62,000
3 - 5 2 $62,500 $24,000 $10,000 $2,500 $99,000
6 - 10      
> 10      
Average 9 $44,556 $7,111 $2,222 $889 $54,778
Highest degree achieved Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
High-school graduate            
College graduate 7 $42,286 $3,857 $0 $0 $46,143
Masters program graduate 1 $75,000 $35,000 $20,000 $5,000 $135,000
Ph.D. graduate      
Average 8 $46,375 $7,750 $2,500 $625 $57,250
Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Yes 1 $59,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $63,000
No 7 $44,571 $8,286 $2,857 $714 $56,429
Average 8 $46,375 $7,750 $2,500 $625 $57,250
Gender Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Male 5 $40,800 $8,200 $4,000 $1,000 $54,000
Female 3 $55,667 $7,000 $0 $0 $62,667
Average 8 $46,375 $7,750 $2,500 $625 $57,250
Age Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 25 2 $29,500 $1,000 $0 $0 $30,500
25 - 30 2 $35,000 $2,000 $0 $0 $37,000
31 - 35 1 $50,000 $13,000 $0 $0 $63,000
36 - 45 2 $66,500 $19,500 $10,000 $2,500 $98,500
46 - 55 1 $59,000 $4,000 $0 $0 $63,000
56 - 65      
66+      
Average 8 $46,375 $7,750 $2,500 $625 $57,250