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Highest Paying States for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $76,690, New Jersey is the highest paying state for market research analysts and marketing specialists. It is followed by Delaware (average annual salary $75,540). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of market research analysts and marketing specialists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Jersey
$76,690
$42,310 18,330
2 Delaware
$75,540
$45,550 1,820
3 New York
$71,790
$39,490 59,110
4 Washington
$71,650
$39,550 17,730
5 Massachusetts
$70,830
$42,660 19,900
6 Rhode Island
$70,690
$39,430 1,930
7 Texas
$70,220
$39,110 28,820
8 California
$70,030
$34,980 96,600
9 Virginia
$67,210
$36,410 19,620
10 District of Columbia
$67,190
$42,230 5,960
11 Arkansas
$66,000
$31,600 4,510
12 Minnesota
$65,260
$39,840 14,630
13 Maine
$65,050
$41,500 750
14 Alaska
$64,850
$36,730 440
15 Colorado
$64,740
$34,880 17,120
16 Connecticut
$64,690
$38,990 7,210
17 Oregon
$64,320
$36,210 5,950
18 New Hampshire
$63,990
$35,170 2,130
19 North Carolina
$62,900
$36,020 16,680
20 Pennsylvania
$61,400
$34,630 25,610
21 Arizona
$60,740
$34,720 9,920
22 Michigan
$60,620
$32,250 17,570
23 Maryland
$60,450
$33,490 10,420
24 Ohio
$60,040
$34,000 23,100
25 Georgia
$59,250
$32,720 20,280
26 Missouri
$58,680
$32,020 10,160
27 Illinois
$58,180
$32,350 24,330
28 Florida
$58,010
$33,430 30,240
29 Kansas
$57,770
$32,870 5,640
30 Nevada
$56,290
$34,440 3,050
31 Vermont
$55,670
$34,290 1,690
32 Tennessee
$55,290
$31,170 8,210
33 Hawaii
$54,970
$34,650 1,320
34 Iowa
$54,240
$33,150 4,550
35 Montana
$54,050
$33,220 1,090
36 Alabama
$53,250
$29,260 3,370
37 Kentucky
$52,440
$31,080 4,400
38 New Mexico
$52,440
$30,820 1,370
39 Oklahoma
$52,360
$28,690 4,100
40 Indiana
$52,170
$29,130 8,720
41 Wisconsin
$52,150
$31,020 11,880
42 Nebraska
$51,310
$31,010 3,100
43 South Dakota
$50,530
$34,850 790
44 North Dakota
$50,510
$32,540 870
45 Utah
$50,410
$28,870 6,920
46 Idaho
$50,300
$26,130 1,560
47 Wyoming
$49,840
$30,500 350
48 Louisiana
$48,600
$26,980 2,610
49 Mississippi
$47,500
$25,110 1,670
50 South Carolina
$46,760
$22,450 7,450
51 Guam
$41,780
$27,270 70
52 West Virginia
$41,480
$24,190 860
53 Puerto Rico
$29,570
$17,900 1,520
54 Virgin Islands
$23,740
$18,150 40
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