Medical Science Liaison Salary

A Medical Science Liaison earns an average salary of $114,547 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job.
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$69,702 - $145,331
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$70,752 - $161,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 250
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Job Description for Medical Science Liaison

Medical science liaisons are clinical research professionals who are responsible for interpreting logical and therapeutic data and building connections between individuals and organizations, such as industry officials and medical professionals. They work in healthcare and are often employed at managed care, biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. Medical science liaisons present data from clients to healthcare organizations and professionals, which may include hospitals, pharmacists, and general practitioners. They identify and present research opportunities when available to support clients' products and customers. Additionally, medical science liaisons help develop protocol and administer proposals when necessary, as well as train sales personnel, providing them with up-to-date knowledge of products and its uses.

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Medical Science Liaison Tasks

  • Provide timely and relevant updates, scientific support and responses to scientific or medical inquires related to products.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining clinical/scientific relationships with key opinion leaders, researchers, coordinators, laboratory managers, and other members of the scientific community.
  • Apply scientific knowledge and experience to organize the collection and analysis of clinical data.
  • Analyze, interpret, and clarify product results for scientific and medical publications and conferences.

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Experience Affects Medical Science Liaison Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$124,000


Skills That Affect Medical Science Liaison Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 15%


Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

National Average
$124,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 13%

Presentations
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 4%
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