Market research analysts study market conditions in different areas and research what consumers' preferences are. To be a market research analyst, you'll need to have good math skills and an analytical mind.
The marketing department's job is to help create a program to better help a firm capture more of the market with strategies such as evaluating customers' needs and observing trends.
Projected growth rate: 29 percent or faster
2010 media pay: $55,000 to $74,999
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