How much does a Market Research Director make?

Updated Oct 16, 2021

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$125,750 /yr
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15 salaries

$70K

Low

$126K

Average

$225K

High

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The national average salary for Market Research Director is $125,750 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Market Research Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Market Research Director employees.

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GfK
3.5

GfK

Market Research Director

$144,918

 /yr
Range: $74K - $145K
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$74K

$145K

$73,912 - $144,918 Range

Kantar
3.5

Kantar

Market Research Director

$104,227

 /yr
Range: $94K - $109K

$94K

$109K

$94,040 - $108,720 Range

LRW
3.2

LRW

Market Research Director

$194,277

 /yr
Range: $116K - $194K

$116K

$194K

$116,084 - $194,277 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Market Research Director
About 

$199K -$214K

$199K

$214K

$198,918 - $213,694 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.2

Fidelity Investments

Market Research Director
About 

$123K -$148K

$123K

$148K

$122,707 - $147,631 Range

THE PLANNING SHOP
3

THE PLANNING SHOP

Market Research Director
About 

$113K -$122K

$113K

$122K

$112,783 - $122,086 Range

Westchester Golf & Country Club Associates

Westchester Golf & Country Club Associates

Market Research Director - Hourly
About 

$21 -$24

 hourly

$21

$24

$21 - $24 Range

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Affinnova
3.4

Affinnova

Market Research Director
About 

$94K -$107K

$94K

$107K

$94,491 - $106,975 Range

Unilever
4.2

Unilever

Market Research Director
About 

$151K -$187K

$151K

$187K

$150,883 - $186,826 Range

Gramar Stone Center

Gramar Stone Center

Market Research Director - Hourly
About 

$43 -$50

 hourly

$43

$50

$43 - $50 Range

Aberdeen
3.5

Aberdeen

Market Research Director
About 

$144K -$156K

$144K

$156K

$143,579 - $155,776 Range

Swisher
4.5

Swisher

Market Research Director
About 

$144K -$155K

$144K

$155K

$144,075 - $155,426 Range

The NPD Group
4

The NPD Group

Market Research Director
About 

$141K -$151K

$141K

$151K

$141,011 - $151,319 Range

Merck
4.2

Merck

Market Research Director
About 

$189K -$204K

$189K

$204K

$189,303 - $204,364 Range

SmartRevenue
2.4

SmartRevenue

Market Research Director
About 

$83K -$91K

$83K

$91K

$82,816 - $90,762 Range

IMAGES USA
2.5

IMAGES USA

Market Research Director
About 

$132K -$144K

$132K

$144K

$132,194 - $143,835 Range

Schireson Associates

Schireson Associates

Market Research Director
About 

$155K -$166K

$155K

$166K

$154,684 - $165,558 Range

Covidien
3.6

Covidien

Market Research Director
About 

$180K -$197K

$180K

$197K

$180,342 - $196,929 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.8

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Market Research Director
About 

$177K -$193K

$177K

$193K

$177,110 - $192,608 Range

Gramar Stone Center

Gramar Stone Center

Market Research Director - Hourly
About 

$41 -$44

 hourly

$41

$44

$41 - $44 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Market Research Director salaries

The national average salary for a Market Research Director is $125,750 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Market Research Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Market Research Director employees.

The highest salary for a Market Research Director in United States is $225,441 per year.

The lowest salary for a Market Research Director in United States is $70,143 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent market research director salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$131,633
per year
A Director Market Research in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $131,633 per year
Additional Pay
$22k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$98,000
per year
A Marketing Research Director in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$235,000
per year
A Director Market Access in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $235,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$99,990
per year
A Director, Market Research in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $99,990 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$133,275
per year
A Director, Market Research in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $133,275 per year
Additional Pay
$22k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,310
per year
A Market Research Director in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $150,310 per year
Additional Pay
$60k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$250,416
per year
A Director, Market Access in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $250,416 per year
Additional Pay
$62k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$204,421
per year
A Director of Market Access in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $204,421 per year
Additional Pay
$18k cash bonus
$200k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$197,407
per year
A Director Market Access in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $197,407 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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