|Quick Facts: Market Research Analysts|
$63,920 per year
$30.73 per hour
|19% (Much faster than average)|
Market research analysts study consumer preferences, business conditions, and other factors to assess potential sales of a product or service.
Because most industries use market research, these analysts are employed throughout the economy. Most analysts work full time during regular business hours.
Market research analysts typically need a bachelor’s degree. Some employers require or prefer that job candidates have a master’s degree.
The median annual wage for market research analysts was $63,920 in May 2021.
Employment of market research analysts is projected to grow 19 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations.
About 99,800 openings for market research analysts are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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