The average salary for a Medical Writer in United Kingdom is £29,874.
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Job Description for Medical Writer
A medical writer usually works at a pharmaceutical company, health services provider, medical equipment company, or a related organization. They write manuals, training materials, or educational papers and positions related to their organization’s specific field. Depending on their employer's needs, the medical writer may write for both medical professionals and potential patients/healthcare recipients. As such, it is important for the writer to be versatile and understand the various intended…Read more
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.
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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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