Descriptions and median base salaries from ASAE research
Top Research PositionDirects the organization’s technical or market research activities, including formal industry research. Develops metrics and research used to generate greater market penetration. Typical tasks may include member database analysis to achieve high-ROI marketing and providing business intelligence that illustrates relevant insights into new and existing markets.
Median base salary: $120,000
Research Associate/AnalystManages marketing and/or industry-related research projects. Designs survey instruments, manages and collects data, performs statistical analyses, and writes reports.
Median base salary: $69,000
Research Assistant/CoordinatorSupports the research activities of the organization. May have some basic research or database skills.
Median base salary: $55,000
Source: ASAE, Association Compensation & Benefits Study