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Highest Paying Cities for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

The top 100 highest paying cities for market research analysts and marketing specialists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of market research analysts and marketing specialists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $108,350, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California is the highest paying city for market research analysts and marketing specialists. It is followed by Battle Creek, Michigan (average annual salary $85,770). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of market research analysts and marketing specialists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$108,350
10,050
2 Battle Creek, Michigan
$85,770
250
3 Framingham, Massachusetts
$85,700
1,750
4 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$84,230
2,660
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$82,820
11,600
6 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$82,530
740
7 Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan
$81,020
230
8 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$80,840
160
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$80,620
17,670
10 Peoria, Illinois
$80,020
560
11 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$77,820
5,710
12 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$76,540
5,490
13 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$75,870
12,780
14 Wilmington, New Jersey
$75,670
1,790
15 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$75,350
50
16 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$75,310
5,710
17 Victoria, Texas
$75,200
40
18 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$75,080
9,370
19 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$74,030
13,390
20 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$73,230
60,940
21 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$72,880
11,260
22 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$72,600
950
23 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$72,530
2,050
24 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$72,300
34,520
25 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$72,100
16,600
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$72,020
18,300
27 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$71,900
4,820
28 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$71,680
14,040
29 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$71,420
19,540
30 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$71,290
1,260
31 Nashua, New Hampshire
$71,030
410
32 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$71,000
170
33 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$70,580
40
34 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$70,170
980
35 Napa, California
$68,910
340
36 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$68,860
9,650
37 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$68,460
870
38 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$68,440
1,680
39 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$68,240
120
40 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$68,130
800
41 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$67,820
60
42 Boulder, Colorado
$67,780
1,730
43 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$67,770
140
44 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$67,670
7,880
45 Midland, Texas
$67,660
60
46 Worcester, Massachusetts
$67,630
890
47 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$67,620
6,740
48 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$66,780
80
49 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$66,470
8,600
50 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$66,420
110
51 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$65,880
2,220
52 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$65,870
480
53 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$65,790
2,450
54 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$65,760
11,640
55 Anchorage, Alaska
$65,500
350
56 Merced, California
$65,440
90
57 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$65,310
14,920
58 San Angelo, Texas
$65,240
30
59 Richmond, Virginia
$65,180
3,110
60 Rocky Mount, North Carolina
$65,080
30
61 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$64,750
28,440
62 Decatur, Alabama
$64,590
40
63 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$64,530
4,010
64 Springfield, Illinois
$64,410
300
65 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$64,300
3,140
66 Rochester, New York
$64,290
2,380
67 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$64,180
1,650
68 Danbury, Connecticut
$63,920
210
69 Jackson, Michigan
$63,680
110
70 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$63,680
170
71 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$63,680
30
72 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$63,490
1,740
73 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$63,470
4,520
74 Peabody, Massachusetts
$63,470
360
75 Monroe, Michigan
$63,380
80
76 Salem, Oregon
$63,350
130
77 Ithaca, New York
$63,300
90
78 Manchester, New Hampshire
$63,000
320
79 St Louis, Missouri
$62,860
5,760
80 Lubbock, Texas
$62,800
180
81 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$62,740
460
82 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$62,720
5,110
83 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$62,700
240
84 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$62,580
230
85 Syracuse, New York
$62,550
870
86 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$62,450
7,540
87 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$62,430
210
88 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$62,370
1,980
89 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$62,370
4,890
90 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$62,270
1,890
91 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$62,220
23,780
92 Laredo, Texas
$62,170
60
93 Dalton, Georgia
$62,120
180
94 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$62,060
3,740
95 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$61,960
190
96 Salinas, California
$61,800
270
97 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$61,680
230
98 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$61,680
140
99 Kansas City, Missouri
$61,680
5,320
100 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$61,620
4,740
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