Average Medical Writer Salary in India

Rs 418,217
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Rs 46,452
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The average salary for a Medical Writer in India is Rs 418,217.
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Rs 204k - Rs 878k
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Rs 206k - Rs 902k

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Job Description for Medical Writer

Medical Writer Tasks
  • Research, write and edit clinical documents like protocols, research papers, analysis plans and consent forms.
  • Collaborate with experts and stakeholders to write appropriately.
  • Explain revisions, gaps and project goals, including time line revisions.
  • Review, synthesize, interpret and summarize data and research papers.

Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Writer

The top respondents for the job title Medical Writer are from the companies Indegene, Novartis and Tata Consultancy Services Limited. Reported salaries are highest at Novartis where the average pay is Rs 815,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Quintiles, Inc., earning around Rs 550,000. Indegene pays the lowest at around Rs 394,430. Tata Consultancy Services Limited also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 405,880.

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Popular Skills for Medical Writer

Skills in Clinical Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Editing, Medical Terminology, Technical Writing and Writing Procedures & Documentation.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Writer

An entry-level Medical Writer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 296,997 based on 95 salaries. An early career Medical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 411,938 based on 183 salaries. A mid-career Medical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 699,845 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Medical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 806,480 based on 25 salaries.
Employees with Medical Writer in their job title in Chennai, Tamil Nadu earn an average of 59.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mumbai, Maharashtra (13.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New Delhi, Delhi (27.0% less), Pune, Maharashtra (4.4% less) and Bangalore, Karnataka (3.3% less).

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