Schmidt Market Research was founded in 1986 and has been delivering the highest quality research expertise and client service ever since. We are a well-established, 40 team member research company based in Pittsburgh, PA, serving primarily Fortune 500 regional and national companies. Our size is an advantage for you – we are small enough so that you work directly with our Senior Team, and large enough to understand a variety of businesses and research approaches and answer even your hardest questions.

Looking forward, Schmidt Market Research has a long-term strategy focused on three key goals:

  • Be the premier custom and primary research partner to our clients in our markets and verticals
  • Be a great place to work
  • Maintain a laser focus on service, quality, and innovation to drive sustainable growth

Industry Expertise

Our primary industries of expertise are financial services, retail, consumer goods, utilities, manufacturing, and sports teams.

Customized Research and Flexibility

We understand your business challenges and deliver customized solutions that are tailored to your specific needs. When your needs change, so do our research solutions. Our size and experience allow us to easily adapt and deliver the most impactful insights possible.

Exceptional Client Service

Our goal is to become an extension of your team, eliminating tasks for you, answering questions promptly, always meeting your deadlines and doing it all in an efficient, positive, and friendly manner.


On the rare occasion when we miss the mark, we own it and make things right.


We invest heavily in security and compliance to meet the most stringent needs of our clients.