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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in Illinois

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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in Illinois

Is Illinois a good place for you to work as a Market Research Analyst or Marketing Specialist?

22.1% Jobs Projection
$57,340 Median Salary
2,960 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Work in Illinois?

30,150 people worked as Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in 2018 in this state.

There were 24,330 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 5,820 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 6,930 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists working in it, which means Illinois has more Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists than average.

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 22.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 23.2%.

Job Projections for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 2,960 annual job openings, and a total of 28,280 jobs for Illinois Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 77,100 annual jobs and 733,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists ranged from $29,550 to $99,690 with $57,340 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.21 to $47.93. The median hourly rate was $27.57.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $27.97 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.40.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 26,470 $58,370
St. Louis, MO-IL 5,600 $61,090
Bloomington, IL 570 $46,880
Peoria, IL 510 $64,930
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 480 $48,990
Springfield, IL 430 $62,470
Champaign-Urbana, IL 270 $48,250
Rockford, IL 250 $51,900
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 140 $45,650
Kankakee, IL 80 $42,570
Carbondale-Marion, IL 70 $37,070
Danville, IL 50 $52,720

Top States for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Employment

View the list below to see where most Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 98,590 $68,770
New York 63,520 $71,460
Florida 34,950 $55,960
Illinois 30,150 $57,340
Texas 29,560 $70,730
Pennsylvania 26,750 $62,250
Ohio 24,840 $59,940
Washington 21,300 $70,890
Georgia 20,460 $61,100
Virginia 20,130 $67,440
Massachusetts 20,070 $67,920
New Jersey 19,330 $78,030
Michigan 18,980 $61,280
Colorado 18,810 $65,400
North Carolina 17,450 $62,370
Minnesota 14,850 $67,670
Arizona 12,700 $57,910
Wisconsin 12,660 $53,810
Maryland 10,500 $61,660
Missouri 9,920 $56,710

Below are the states where Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Delaware $78,590
New Jersey $78,030
New York $71,460
District of Columbia $71,380
Washington $70,890
Texas $70,730
Rhode Island $69,150
California $68,770
Massachusetts $67,920
Minnesota $67,670

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