Entry-Level Medical Writer Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Medical Writers sits in the ballpark of $69K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Entry-Level Medical Writers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Entry-Level Medical Writers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 82 percent. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$48,314 - $91,302
$48K
$69K
$91K
MEDIAN: $69,227
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$15.10 - $81.70
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MEDIAN: $39.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$48,314 - $91,302  
   
Bonus
$984 - $12,365  
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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$47,073 - $96,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 279
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $81.70  
   
Overtime
$86.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$984 - $12,365  
   
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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$47,073 - $96,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,523

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Deerfield is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Medical Writers, 16 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Medical Writers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+10 percent), Boston (+9 percent), New York (+7 percent), and San Francisco (+6 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Medical Writers in Cincinnati earning a whopping 30 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Canton (24 percent lower) and Indianapolis (8 percent lower).

Key Stats for Medical Writer

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Medical Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
▲6%




National Average
$71,000

▼1%

Grant Writing
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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