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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 $74,070, Delaware is the highest paying state for market research analysts and marketing specialists. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $71,970). 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 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 Delaware
$74,070
$45,540 1,950
2 New York
$71,970
$39,360 56,860
3 Massachusetts
$70,700
$39,650 20,300
4 Texas
$70,340
$37,860 29,320
5 New Jersey
$70,130
$39,990 16,100
6 California
$70,070
$35,350 91,340
7 Washington
$69,510
$38,300 16,230
8 Maine
$67,390
$40,190 750
9 Virginia
$66,890
$36,240 18,500
10 District of Columbia
$64,690
$40,820 5,420
11 Colorado
$64,670
$33,290 14,740
12 Rhode Island
$64,530
$40,410 1,520
13 Minnesota
$63,840
$38,030 13,740
14 Connecticut
$62,980
$39,120 7,220
15 New Hampshire
$62,960
$37,680 1,940
16 Alaska
$61,880
$34,880 450
17 North Carolina
$61,330
$35,610 15,740
18 Missouri
$60,560
$33,490 9,980
19 Pennsylvania
$60,360
$33,290 24,490
20 Oregon
$60,070
$33,680 5,540
21 Michigan
$59,930
$32,980 14,790
22 Ohio
$59,700
$33,930 21,350
23 Arkansas
$59,280
$26,800 3,170
24 Maryland
$59,190
$32,660 9,980
25 Arizona
$58,660
$31,890 10,180
26 Georgia
$57,670
$29,910 19,000
27 Florida
$57,660
$33,100 26,860
28 Kansas
$57,250
$35,100 5,000
29 Illinois
$57,240
$31,570 22,050
30 Alabama
$54,330
$30,330 3,110
31 Tennessee
$54,280
$31,760 7,180
32 Iowa
$54,140
$32,690 4,470
33 Nevada
$54,060
$31,480 2,090
34 Utah
$53,550
$31,390 6,250
35 Vermont
$53,540
$33,400 1,520
36 Nebraska
$53,530
$31,800 2,950
37 Oklahoma
$52,910
$30,340 3,340
38 Montana
$52,620
$32,440 870
39 Wisconsin
$52,230
$30,320 11,210
40 Hawaii
$51,810
$32,920 970
41 North Dakota
$51,380
$32,760 760
42 Wyoming
$51,200
$27,960 350
43 Indiana
$50,980
$27,440 8,440
44 Kentucky
$50,670
$29,970 3,890
45 South Dakota
$50,480
$36,290 630
46 New Mexico
$50,420
$30,970 1,230
47 Idaho
$50,400
$25,140 1,450
48 South Carolina
$49,980
$27,190 4,660
49 Mississippi
$48,860
$22,900 1,510
50 Louisiana
$47,990
$29,730 2,350
51 West Virginia
$42,720
$24,560 830
52 Guam
$41,100
$22,790 60
53 Puerto Rico
$30,010
$18,690 1,320
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