Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,150
25th Percentile Wage
$32,250
50th Percentile Wage
$44,630
75th Percentile Wage
$62,660
90th Percentile Wage
$88,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for market research analysts and marketing specialists in the industry sector of accommodation and food services. 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 $88,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid market research analysts and marketing specialists is $22,150.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,630
-1.77% 9.50%
2016
$45,420
1.81% -
2015
$44,600
2.40% -
2014
$43,530
1.38% -
2013
$42,930
5.92% -
2012
$40,390
- -

Compare Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of market research analysts and marketing specialists in nine industries in the accommodation and food services 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 special food services industry with an annual salary $52,700. The lowest paying industry is the restaurants and other eating places industry (annual salary $36,190). For detailed market research analyst and marketing specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Special Food Services
$52,700
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$52,120
Traveler Accommodation
$49,970
Accommodation
$49,770
Casino Hotels
$47,390
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$45,380
Food Services and Drinking Places
$38,360
Full-Service Restaurants
$37,000
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$36,190

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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