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Medical Affairs Director Salary

The average pay for a Medical Affairs Director is $172,449 per year. A skill in Clinical Research is associated with high pay for this job.
$97,980 - $244,627
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$97,980 - $244,627  
   
Bonus
$7,830 - $58,306  
Profit Sharing
$9,787 - $50,000  
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$97,689 - $297,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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Job Description for Medical Affairs Director

Medical affairs directors work with a wide range of departments to execute medical affairs strategies within their organization. Common daily tasks in this position include coordinating and communicating efforts among divisions, working with stakeholders to ensure goals are met, creating specific objectives and strategies to achieve those goals, and overseeing budget details. This position also includes include working with scientists and medical researchers to find new products and/or treatments, attending meetings to stay up to date on company and team progress, and providing information to various external sources on relevant projects. Medical affairs directors develop strategies based on research and analysis of past performance, so strong analytical and problem-solving skills are important.

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Medical Affairs Director Tasks

  • Maintain and nurture relationships with thought leaders and external experts, working toward common scientific objectives.
  • Work with medical affairs and other departments to align medical affairs goals with other teams and efforts.
  • Oversee medical review process and approve promotional material for new products.
  • Provide day-to-day leadership to clinical and medical staff.
  • Provide staff and scientific community with excellent educational materials and tools

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Affairs Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Medical Affairs Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$195,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 1%