Average Early-Career Medical Affairs Director Salary

$158,832
Avg. Salary
$0
Bonus
$14,331
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The average salary for an Early-Career Medical Affairs Director is $158,832.
10%
$109k
10%
$159k
50%
$219k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $158,832
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$109k - $219k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$121k - $261k

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Job Description for Medical Affairs Director

Medical Affairs Director Tasks
  • Provide day-to-day leadership to clinical and medical staff.
  • Provide staff and scientific community with excellent educational materials and tools.
  • Oversee medical review process and approve promotional material for new products.
  • Maintain and nurture relationships with thought leaders and external experts, working toward common scientific objectives.
  • Work with medical affairs and other departments to align medical affairs goals with other teams and efforts.

Career Paths

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Medical Affairs Director
Executive Director
Medical Services Manager
Medical Director, Medicine
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Medical Affairs Director

Skills in Clinical Research, Strategy and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Affairs Director

An entry-level Medical Affairs Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $152,563 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Medical Affairs Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $176,775 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Medical Affairs Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $182,945 based on 102 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $169,477.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 168 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.4%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
60.7%
Late Career
11.3%