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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

in Massachusetts

Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution.

Occupation Projection for Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
131161  Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 21,764 26,142 4,378 20.12 % 636 1,644 438 2,718 Bachelor's degree 

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    6,070  28 % 7,900  30 % 1,830  30 % $80,550
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    6,070  28 % 7,900  30 % 1,830  30 % $80,550
Information    2,990  14 % 3,330  13 % 340  11 % $77,650
Wholesale Trade    2,600  12 % 3,030  12 % 430  16 % $76,580
Finance and Insurance    2,170  10 % 2,530  10 % 360  16 % $80,490
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    1,970  9 % 2,120  8 % 150  8 % $76,460
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,560  7 % 1,840  7 % 280  18 % $78,840
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,560  7 % 1,840  7 % 280  18 % $78,840
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    1,530  7 % 1,790  7 % 260  17 % $79,340
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    930  4 % 1,090  4 % 160  17 % $84,120
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    860  4 % 880  3 % 20  1 % $98,000
Health Care and Social Assistance    710  3 % 890  3 % 180  25 % $74,860
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    690  3 % 830  3 % 140  19 % $75,290
Administrative and Support Services    680  3 % 810  3 % 130  19 % $75,500
Nonstore Retailers    640  3 % 880  3 % 240  37 % $54,820
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    640  3 % 730  3 % 90  15 % $81,280
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    540  2 % 630  2 % 90  17 % $81,930
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    540  2 % 610  2 % 70  13 % $69,550
Educational Services    460  2 % 580  2 % 120  28 % $67,420
Educational Services    460  2 % 580  2 % 120  28 % $67,420
Other Information Services    400  2 % 490  2 % 90  20 % $64,660
Other Services (except Government)    370  2 % 450  2 % 80  20 % $66,010
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    360  2 % 430  2 % 70  19 % $66,270
Telecommunications    320  1 % 350  1 % 30  11 % $100,010
Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services    230  1 % 280  1 % 50  26 % $83,390
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    230  1 % 280  1 % 50  22 % $53,090
Hospitals    220  1 % 270  1 % 50  24 % $80,110
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    210  1 % 240  1 % 30  11 % $69,410
Real Estate    190  1 % 210  1 % 20  11 % $70,390
Ambulatory Health Care Services    180  1 % 230  1 % 50  28 % $82,780
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    180  1 % 230  1 % 50  30 % $72,510
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    160  1 % 180  1 % 20  11 % $81,560
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    150  1 % 180  1 % 30  16 % $61,950
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    150  1 % 190  1 % 40  23 % $55,410
Social Assistance    140  1 % 160  1 % 20  19 % $59,420
Construction    110  1 % 140  1 % 30  24 % $67,800
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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