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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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
131161  Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 17,950 20,740 2,790 15.54 % 493 279 214 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    6,350  35 % 7,650  37 % 1,300  21 % $82,680
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    6,350  35 % 7,650  37 % 1,300  21 % $82,680
Information    2,100  12 % 2,380  11 % 280  13 % $83,500
Finance and Insurance    1,770  10 % 2,030  10 % 260  14 % $88,130
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    1,530  9 % 1,720  8 % 190  13 % $84,460
Wholesale Trade    1,400  8 % 1,550  7 % 150  11 % $73,340
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,270  7 % 1,430  7 % 160  12 % $76,490
Management of Companies and Enterprises    1,270  7 % 1,430  7 % 160  12 % $76,490
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    740  4 % 830  4 % 90  12 % $81,250
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    710  4 % 810  4 % 100  15 % $104,210
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    600  3 % 640  3 % 40  7 % $66,950
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    600  3 % 580  3 % -20  -4 % $94,920
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    530  3 % 600  3 % 70  14 % $66,460
Administrative and Support Services    500  3 % 570  3 % 70  14 % $67,230
Other Services (except Government)    490  3 % 570  3 % 80  17 % $65,250
Educational Services    480  3 % 550  3 % 70  15 % $65,250
Educational Services    480  3 % 550  3 % 70  15 % $65,250
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    460  3 % 540  3 % 80  17 % $65,610
Health Care and Social Assistance    460  3 % 590  3 % 130  29 % $70,390
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    440  2 % 510  2 % 70  15 % $74,090
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    360  2 % 400  2 % 40  12 % $81,030
Other Information Services    270  2 % 320  2 % 50  18 % $65,060
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    240  1 % 270  1 % 30  9 % $69,290
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    210  1 % 240  1 % 30  14 % $56,440
Real Estate    200  1 % 210  1 % 10  8 % $69,830
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    190  1 % 190  1 % 0  3 % $76,360
Telecommunications    160  1 % 170  1 % 10  7 % $103,820
Ambulatory Health Care Services    150  1 % 210  1 % 60  38 % $69,540
Chemical Manufacturing    150  1 % 170  1 % 20  12 % $77,860
Hospitals    140  1 % 170  1 % 30  26 % $77,920
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    130  1 % 140  1 % 10  7 % $73,470
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    120  1 % 140  1 % 20  15 % $57,730
Machinery Manufacturing    120  1 % 110  1 % -10  -5 % $91,730
Construction    110  1 % 130  1 % 20  12 % $58,470
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    100  1 % 130  1 % 30  23 % $68,780
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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