Average Medical Writer Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Medical Writer in United Kingdom is £29,874.
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£22k - £41k
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£22k - £42k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Medical Writer

Skills in Technical Writing, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Editing, Research Analysis and Medical Terminology are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 £26,862 based on 43 salaries. An early career Medical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,947 based on 132 salaries. A mid-career Medical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,596 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Medical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £49,239 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Medical Writer in their job title in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (13.2% more) and Reading, England: Berkshire (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Macclesfield, England: Cheshire (7.1% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (6.1% less).

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