Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of market research analysts and marketing specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare market research analyst and marketing specialist salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,340
25th Percentile Wage
$49,850
50th Percentile Wage
$69,050
75th Percentile Wage
$100,170
90th Percentile Wage
$134,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for market research analysts and marketing specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) market research analysts and marketing specialists is $134,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid market research analysts and marketing specialists is $36,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of market research analysts and marketing specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,050
-0.41% 2.17%
2016
$69,330
1.10% -
2015
$68,570
-0.12% -
2014
$68,650
1.25% -
2013
$67,790
0.35% -
2012
$67,550
- -

Compare Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of market research analysts and marketing specialists in 113 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for market research analyst and marketing specialist occupations is the aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $118,430. The lowest paying industry is the wood kitchen cabinet and countertop manufacturing industry (annual salary $46,250). For detailed market research analyst and marketing specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$118,430
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$96,140
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$87,490
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$83,960
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$80,650
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$79,490
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$79,070
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$77,900
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$76,520
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$76,140
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$73,490
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$73,430
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$73,350
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$72,400
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$71,920
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$71,570
Chemical Manufacturing
$70,700
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$70,250
Chemical Manufacturing
$70,150
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$69,970
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$69,900
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$69,780
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$69,780
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$69,190
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$69,190
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$68,690
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$68,490
Forging and Stamping
$68,490
Foundries
$67,450
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$66,970
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$66,960
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$66,950
Paper Manufacturing
$66,810
Machinery Manufacturing
$66,170
Machinery Manufacturing
$65,770
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$65,550
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$65,540
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$65,450
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$65,390
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$65,010
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$64,990
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$64,840
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$64,710
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$64,070
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$64,060
Footwear Manufacturing
$63,560
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$63,260
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$63,030
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$62,760
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$62,750
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$62,530
Hardware Manufacturing
$62,490
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$62,260
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$62,260
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$62,160
Chemical Manufacturing
$62,130
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$62,120
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$61,970
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$61,950
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$61,860
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$61,780
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$61,770
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$61,400
Animal Food Manufacturing
$60,810
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$60,790
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$60,710
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$60,650
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$60,520
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$60,270
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$60,230
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$60,210
Apparel Manufacturing
$60,000
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$59,880
Other Food Manufacturing
$59,760
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$59,500
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$59,110
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$58,840
Food Manufacturing
$58,720
Ship and Boat Building
$58,340
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$57,950
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$57,700
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$57,690
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$57,500
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$57,170
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$57,120
Textile Mills
$56,820
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$56,790
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$56,580
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$56,170
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$56,140
Beverage Manufacturing
$55,240
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$55,030
Fabric Mills
$54,610
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$54,230
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$53,970
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$53,920
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$53,550
Printing and Related Support Activities
$53,150
Printing and Related Support Activities
$53,150
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$53,100
Wood Product Manufacturing
$53,030
Machine Shops
$52,490
Other Textile Product Mills
$52,470
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$52,350
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$52,300
Textile Product Mills
$52,200
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$51,890
Textile Furnishings Mills
$51,770
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$51,510
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$50,310
Tobacco Manufacturing
$49,510
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$49,080
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$46,250

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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