The average salary for an Early-Career Medical Affairs Director is $158,832.
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Job Description for Medical Affairs Director
Medical affairs directors work with a wide range of departments to execute medical affairs strategies within their organization. Common daily tasks in this position include coordinating and communicating efforts among divisions, working with stakeholders to ensure goals are met, creating specific objectives and strategies to achieve those goals, and overseeing budget details. This position also includes include working with scientists and medical researchers to find new products and/or treatment…Read more
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.
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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.
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