Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for market research analysts and marketing specialists in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of market research analysts and marketing specialists among Illinois cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,570
25th Percentile Wage
$41,900
50th Percentile Wage
$57,240
75th Percentile Wage
$76,890
90th Percentile Wage
$101,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for market research analysts and marketing specialists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.18
25th Percentile Wage
$20.14
50th Percentile Wage
$27.52
75th Percentile Wage
$36.97
90th Percentile Wage
$48.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for market research analysts and marketing specialists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.94. The median hourly salary is $27.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.18.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of market research analysts and marketing specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,2400.10%-1.94%
201557,180-0.84%-
201457,660-3.28%-
201359,5502.02%-
201258,350--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of market research analysts and marketing specialists in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of market research analysts and marketing specialists in state of Illinois ranges from $40,690 to $80,020. The highest paying area for market research analysts and marketing specialists in Illinois is Peoria with a median annual salary of $80,020. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Springfield (mean annual salary $64,410). The lowest paying area is East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Peoria
$80,020
Springfield
$64,410
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$58,000
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$57,870
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$56,760
Bloomington-Normal
$53,000
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$51,540
Rockford
$49,350
Champaign-Urbana
$48,890
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$46,500
Kankakee-Bradley
$45,220
Decatur
$44,520
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$40,690


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