Entry-Level Medical Writer Salary

Average Entry-Level Medical Writers make around $69K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Medical Writers. Most Entry-Level Medical Writers survey respondents are women (78 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$48,163 - $88,477
$48K
$69K
$88K
MEDIAN: $68,945
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$15.26 - $80.00
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$37
$80
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,163 - $88,477  
   
Bonus
$997 - $14,544  
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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$47,227 - $94,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 284
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $80.00  
   
Overtime
$86.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$997 - $14,544  
   
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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$47,227 - $94,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,118

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Medical Writers, Deerfield offers exceptional salaries, 16 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Medical Writers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+11 percent), Boston (+10 percent), New York (+8 percent), and San Francisco (+7 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Medical Writers is geography, with workers in Cincinnati earning a whopping 30 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Canton (23 percent less) and Indianapolis (8 percent less).

Key Stats for Medical Writer

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Medical Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
▲7%




National Average
$70,000

▼1%

Grant Writing
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%
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