Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,260
25th Percentile Wage
$52,270
50th Percentile Wage
$71,190
75th Percentile Wage
$98,480
90th Percentile Wage
$130,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for market research analysts and marketing specialists in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $130,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid market research analysts and marketing specialists is $39,260.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,190
2.05% 9.41%
2016
$69,730
1.10% -
2015
$68,960
1.75% -
2014
$67,750
0.46% -
2013
$67,440
4.37% -
2012
$64,490
- -

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

The average salaries of market research analysts and marketing specialists in 22 industries in the finance and insurance 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 securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage industry with an annual salary $82,550. The lowest paying industry is the other investment pools and funds industry (annual salary $56,140). For detailed market research analyst and marketing specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$82,550
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$81,170
Other Financial Investment Activities
$74,760
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$74,750
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$74,510
Insurance Carriers
$72,600
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$72,230
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$72,140
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$72,140
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$71,230
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$70,230
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$68,550
Depository Credit Intermediation
$68,390
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$68,280
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$67,810
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$67,480
Other Insurance Related Activities
$65,310
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$60,950
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$59,650
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$56,220
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$56,140
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$56,140

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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