2018 Compensation and Salary Data

2018 Salary, Bonus and Total Compensation for Market Research Jobs

As the nation's leading recruiter and staffing agency exclusively serving the market research industry, below are 2018 compensation statistics. We are dedicated to providing transparency to hiring managers and research professionals, so we provide these detailed statistics as a service to the industry.

2018 Market Research Salary and Compensation by Job Title

Title
Annual
Average
Base
Average
Annual
Bonus
Total
Project Director
$68,500
$3,227
$71,726
Senior Project Director
$100,500
$6,250
$106,749
Research Analyst
$80,000
$4,375
$84,374
Senior Research Analyst
$86,250
$5,750
$91,999
Research Manager/Director
$104,519
$9,615
$114,134
Senior Research Manager/Director
$128,900
$11,100
$139,999
Account Executive/Manager
$98,125
$7,500
$105,624
Senior Account Executive/Manager
$106,250
$25,416
$131,666
Statistician
$155,000
$2,500
$157,500
Brand Manager
$134,500
$20,700
$155,199
Assistant Vice President
$118,750
$17,500
$136,249
Vice President
$135,394
$19,236
$154,631
Senior Vice President
$165,119
$38,714
$203,833
President/General Manager
$184,531
$44,833
$229,364
Owner
$173,295
$47,812
$221,107


2018 Market Research Salary and Compensation by Geography

Region
Annual
Average
Base
Average
Annual
Bonus
Total
Index
Northeast
$129,500
$20,700
$150,199
100
South
$120,285
$14,941
$135,226
90
Central
$127,736
$16,906
$144,642
96
West
$145,312
$24,823
$170,135
113


For additional salary information (by years of experience, suppliers vs. corporate research departments) please view the report below. The data was collected in Q1, 2018 from nearly 800 market research professionals.

2018 Compensation Data
2018 Compensation Report