The average salary for a Medical Affairs Manager is $113,595.
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Job Description for Medical Affairs Manager
Medical affairs managers generally work for pharmaceutical companies, from "big pharma" to small biotech companies, and are responsible for providing medical expertise and strategic direction and leading the company from research to practical application of medications. They are involved in every step of drug development, from research and clinical trials to marketing and regional analysis. Many employers require their medical affairs managers to have master's or doctorate degrees in medicine, …Read more
Medical Affairs Manager Tasks
- Manage relationships with vendors, stakeholders, and/or customers, providing product training and responding to inquiries.
- Develop and implement training programs, such as sales training and peer-review.
- Manage department operations and employees and assist in development of policies and procedures.
- Assists with the development, review, and/or approval of medical publications, promotional materials, and activities.
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Popular Skills for Medical Affairs Manager
Strategic Project Management
Skills in Clinical Research, Strategic Project Management, Medical Devices, Knowledge Management and Presentations are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Affairs Manager
An early career Medical Affairs Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $108,689 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Medical Affairs Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,031 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Medical Affairs Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,882 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,000.
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Employees with Medical Affairs Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (10.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cambridge, Massachusetts (12.2% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.5% less).
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