Job Summaries and Salaries: Research/Library

Descriptions and median base salaries from ASAE research

Top Research Position

Directs 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: $121,000

Research Associate/Analyst

Manages marketing and/or industry-related research projects. Designs survey instruments, manages and collects data, performs statistical analyses, and writes reports.
Median base salary: $80,000

Research Assistant/Coordinator

Supports the research activities of the organization. May have some basic research or database skills.
Median base salary: $50,816

Staff Librarian/Reference Librarian

Median base salary: $72,210

Source: ASAE, Association Compensation & Benefits Study 2022