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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in West Virginia

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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in West Virginia

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18.5% Jobs Projection
$43,000 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

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

  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in West Virginia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Work in West Virginia?

1,010 people worked as Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in 2018 in this state.

There were 860 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in WV Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for West Virginia

Jobs for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 18.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 23.2%.

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

West Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 140 annual job openings, and 1,410 total jobs in 2026 for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists in this state.

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 West Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists ranged from $26,140 to $69,180 with $43,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.57 to $33.26. The median hourly rate was $20.67.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.94 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.73.

The median salary in West Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top West Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 22,170 $72,670
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 210 $49,930
Charleston, WV 170 $43,470
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 160 $42,840
Winchester, VA-WV 140 $47,460
Wheeling, WV-OH 130 $47,230
Morgantown, WV 110 $50,860
Cumberland, MD-WV 60 $36,460
Parkersburg-Vienna, WV 50 $50,630
Beckley, WV 50 $39,640
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 50 $40,790

Top States for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Employment

The table below shows the states 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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