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 areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,350
25th Percentile Wage
$43,040
50th Percentile Wage
$58,180
75th Percentile Wage
$76,760
90th Percentile Wage
$99,960

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 $99,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,180
1.62% -0.29%
2016
$57,240
0.10% -
2015
$57,180
-0.84% -
2014
$57,660
-3.28% -
2013
$59,550
2.02% -
2012
$58,350
- -

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 $40,050 to $69,380. The highest paying area for market research analysts and marketing specialists in Illinois is Peoria with a median annual salary of $69,380. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Springfield (mean annual salary $62,410). The lowest paying area is Kankakee-Bradley with a median annual salary of $40,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Peoria
$69,380
Springfield
$62,410
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$60,980
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$58,980
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$58,590
Bloomington-Normal
$53,000
Rockford
$49,020
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$48,700
Champaign-Urbana
$48,470
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$47,380
Decatur
$47,140
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$43,020
Kankakee-Bradley
$40,050




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