The average pay for an Experienced Medical Writer is $92,251 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.

$63,195 - $133,180
(Median)
$63K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,250
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$24.24 - $98.38
(Median)
$24
$55
$98
MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$63,195 - $133,180  
   
Bonus
$3,878 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$62,534 - $163,229  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $98.38  
   
Overtime
$150.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,878 - $20,608  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$62,534 - $163,229  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Skills That Affect Medical Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 26%

Clinical Research
up arrow 6%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 4%

National Average
$98,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 6%

Editing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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