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Market Research Analyst

San Jose, CA; Hybrid or New York, NY; Hybrid


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$61.13 to $67.92 Hourly

Start Date:


Our well known Fintech client is seeking an experienced professional to develop and execute primary research methods and procedures. As the Market Researcher your role involves researching, evaluating, and hiring external market research firms, analyzing and summarizing financial data from both internal and external sources, and developing and distributing standard and ad hoc business reports, financial analyses, and effectiveness tracking.

This role is HYBRID in either their New York or Silicon Valley office. 

Typical Day in the Role:

  • Conducting primary market research to address product and marketing business questions.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to translate business questions into research questions.
  • Working with research vendors and stakeholders on strategic business questions and project scoping.
  • Traveling as necessary for in-person group sessions.


  • 8+ years of experience in market research or a related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience in customer insights, with actual research experience on both the vendor and client sides, preferably in the financial services or tech industries.
  • Proficiency in various research methodologies and project scoping.
  • Exceptional report writing and presentation skills.

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $61.13 to $67.92 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

Client Description

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

– You’re paid weekly

– Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)

– Paid Sick Leave for all US and Canada talent

– Access to Fidelity 401(k) with company match

– Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)

– Direct deposit for your paycheck

– Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)

– Access to free online courses via Aquent’s Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills:

– Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you’re happy and progressing according to your expectations (we’re also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you’re close to wrapping up)